Whether the website is suffering from frequent downtimes, is of prime concern to every webmaster. Website downtimes can cast a serious impact on the reputation of the site, its visitors and the revenue generated from the site. Now there are many applications out there to monitor the downtime of a site but most of them comes with a price tag. So for those webmasters who are maintaining a personal website, these softwares are a bit extravagant. Google Chrome’s extension, server monitor, comes in quite handy for individual website owners or for people who are not webmasters but want to monitor their favorite sites for some reason.
Server Monitor is a very useful monitoring tool. It lets user to put one or more URLs at a user-defined interval to check the status and content of the page.
Once you install it to Chrome browser, a colored sphere icon will be added to the browser.
You can also configure Server Monitor to display pop-up notification when certain events such as connection errors or server, website restoration or unexpected responses occur.