Getting started

Configure uptime monitoring, on-call schedules, an incident management dashboard, and a status page in just a few minutes.

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Create your first monitor

We will set up a monitor that checks every 30 seconds. If it goes down, Better Uptime will call us, send an SMS, and an e-mail.
  1. 1.
    Go to MonitorsCreate monitor
  2. 2.
    Enter your website's URL to monitor (eg.
  3. 3.
    Tick the Call, Send SMS, and Send e-mail boxes
  4. 4.
    Click Advanced settings and change the Check frequency to 30 seconds (available on premium plans only)
  5. 5.
    Click the Create monitor button
  6. 6.
    Done! Better Uptime now checks every 30 seconds and alerts you via a call, SMS, and email if it goes down.
Example monitor configuration
Tip: You can tweak the monitor settings to look for a specific keyword on a website or create a PING monitor for your server.

Next steps

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