Find out about the latest changes on our server monitoring tools and related topics.

Broken Links on Your Website - How to Prevent, Find and Fix Them

Black and white photo of a chain Kathy Salden - 11 January 2021

Are you sure that all links on your website are working? When was the last time you tested them? Did you know that you can automate this test? Check out this article for more information on how you can do this.

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Semonto's 2020 wrap-up

Coding Mammoth office Jelle De Laender - 21 December 2020

2020 was a weird and unique year for everyone, for sure. The COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone in one way or another, including us. Luckily, at Coding Mammoth, the company behind Semonto, we were already working fully remotely and distributed, and our sector was not that affected. Still, we felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Is your website connection secure? Use our free SSL certificate checker and find out immediately

Womens hands holding a mobile phone showning a chart Kathy Salden - 7 December 2020

If your HTTPS/SSL certificate is invalid, your visitors will get an annoying warning message and will not be able to access your site. Use our free tool to find out whether your connection is still secure.

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7 ways to prepare your website for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Womens hands holding a mobile phone showning a chart Jelle De Laender - 24 November 2020

Can your website handle the Black Friday and Cyber Monday madness? With this checklist, your website is ready for a possible peak in traffic.

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New: Improved Subscription Model

Computer screen with pricing page mockup Jelle De Laender - 10 November 2020

As you might have noticed, we are continually working on Semonto to give you the best possible experience. Today, we are proud to announce our latest improvement: our new subscription model.

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New in Semonto: Voice Message Notifications

man receiving voice message Jelle De Laender - 2 November 2020

We have added a new alert option to Semonto. You can now get notified by voice message whenever something is wrong with your website or server.

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NEW! Semonto app now available for Android

Screenshot of the new Android app Jelle De Laender - 19 October 2020

Good news for Android users! Our Semonto uptime notification app is now available in Google Play for you to download.

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Why you should care about your business's uptime

text when will you return on building Jelle De Laender - 15 September 2020

Your uptime percentage indicates how long your website was available without any interruption. Find out in this article why you should care.

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How to monitor a server that is not publicly accessible

Screenshot of a status page Jelle De Laender - 25 August 2020

Monitoring a server that is not publicly accessible? Easy! Instead of calling your server, your server pings us. In this article, we explain exactly how that works

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6 ways an uptime report helps you to improve your website

Screenshot of an uptime report Jelle De Laender - 27 July 2020

Whenever your website or webshop is having issues, you want to know immediately. Being informed quickly enables you to fix the problem before customers are affected. The best way to track the quality and availability of your website is through an uptime report. Uptime reports are available to all users of Semonto. In this article, you will find out what uptime reports look like, and how they help you stay in control of your website.

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HTTPS, SSL & TLS Monitoring

Screenshot of a status page Jelle De Laender - 23 June 2020

Securing your website via HTTPS is a must. It increases the security and trust level for your customers and website visitors. But because HTTPS uses SSL certificates, your website becomes more sensitive to configuration errors that can bring your entire site down. With Semonto HTTPS monitoring, you will never miss an expired or revoked certificate or a broken SSL chain again.

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Improved Status Pages: Add your logo and choose how much you share

Screenshot of a status page Jelle Kalkman - 15 June 2020

We added some extra customisation options to our status pages. You can now add your logo and determine the level of detail you want to share with your readers.

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Optimise your website for a crowded internet

Man holding phone with loading screen Jelle Kalkman - 1 May 2020

Especially now, with a lot of people working from home, the internet can get a bit overloaded. However, you still want your website to load fast because increased loading times have a negative effect on your bounce rate. In this blog, we discuss some tools and techniques to speed up your site and to reduce the network impact of your website on the internet.

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Does your website need HTTPS?

Illustrative image of lego figure with a broken computer Jelle De Laender - 31 March 2020

What is HTTPS and why is it important? A lot of people think that HTTPS only adds value if your website is a bank tool or if it contains sensitive data. Don't be fooled. HTTPS should be enabled on all websites. That means that you need it, too. Why? Read all about it in this article.

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Wij waken gratis over je website tot de coronacrisis voorbij is

Illustratie van een laptop met semonto en een nieuws site Jelle De Laender - 24 March 2020

Om ondernemingen die getroffen zijn door de coronacrisis te ondersteunen bieden we Semonto gratis 4 maanden aan. We houden de webshop nauwlettend in de gaten en verwittigen bij de eerste problemen, zodat de ondernemer zich kan focussen op zijn bedrijf.

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We will watch your website for free while you are fighting the corona crisis

Illustrative image of a laptop with semonto and a news site Jelle De Laender - 24 March 2020

We want to support other companies that are affected by the coronacrisis by offering Semonto for free for 4 months. Together we are stronger.

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Now is the time to improve your online presence

Illustration of entrepeneur with smartphone and laptop. Kathy Salden - 16 March 2020

All entrepreneurs are feeling the impact of the coronavirus. Your online presence is more important than ever. Find out what you can do today.

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New feature: Manage your teams in Semonto

Screen shot of team management dashboard in Semonto Jelle Kalkman - 09 March 2020

We added a feature that allows you to give your team members access to your Semonto account without having to share your own login and password.

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What we can learn from LinkedIn's downtime

Tweets about LinkedIn downtime Kathy Salden - 11 February 2020

Last January, LinkedIn was down for three hours, and users were anxiously waiting for updates. What can we learn from this incident? Find out in this blog.

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The SEO impact of downtime and how to avoid it

Illustration of laptop with 404 page and Google Analytics Kathy Salden - 14 January 2020

Will technical problems affect your position in Google? Is downtime bad for your SEO? Discover how downtime affects your search ranking.

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What to do if your website is down

Illustrative image of lego figure with a broken computer Jelle De Laender - 10 December 2019

Is your website down? There are some things you can do to figure out what is going on. In this blog, we will take you through the process step by step.

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We have improved the lay-out of your uptime reports

Screenshot of the new uptime reports Kathy Salden - 26 November 2019

Every month, we send you an overview of the sites you are monitoring with Semonto. From now on, for a better readability of the report we will organize monitors by group and add a performance preview for each monitor.

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Introduction of contact groups in Semonto Supervisor

Mockup showning the Semonto Supervisor on a laptop Jelle Kalkman - 15 October 2019

We made some major changes to how to configure how Semonto warns you when issues arise. These configurations are now much easier to reuse and adapt for multiple monitors and pulsechecks.

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Digital Marketer & Copywriter Wanted

Semonto logo on a light background Jelle De Laender - 13 September 2019

Are you a native Dutch speaking freelancer, your English is fluent and you have an affinity with ICT? You might be the Copywriter/Digital Marketeer we are looking for to apply your expertise for our Semonto service.

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The World Wide Web is 30 years old

Screenshot of the first website in line mode at Jelle De Laender - 12 March 2019

The World Wide Web is 30 years old today and has become unmissable by most people.

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New release: Added logs and improved test details

A mockup of Semonto Supervisor on a laptop showing the logs in an uptime report Jelle Kalkman - 16 February 2019

With this version we added logs to the uptime reports and improved the details of individual test results.

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12★apps Christmas Special

The 12★apps logo on a background of the universe Jelle De Laender - 26 December 2018

Semonto takes part in the 12★apps Christmas Special.

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Improved user experience, onboarding and more

A mockup of Semonto Supervisor on a mobile phone and a tablet Jelle Kalkman - 18 December 2018

We are happy to announce that we released a new version of Supervisor where we improved the user experience on multiple parts.

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Black Friday / Cyber Monday!

Relaxed person with a laptop and Black Friday / Cyber Monday discount offer Jelle De Laender - 22 November 2018

Black Friday / Cyber Monday! 20% discount on until 29 November 2018!

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Improved status pages

A screenshot of a status page made with Semonto Supervisor Jelle Kalkman - 30 October 2018

We are happy to announce a new version of Supervisor with improved status pages.

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