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Is poorly written code harming the performance of your website? (Here’s how to avoid the top 7 mistakes)

Your code tells your website what to do. If these instructions are flawed, the website can stop working correctly or even go offline. Here are some examples of how poorly written code can harm your website and how to avoid the top 7 coding mistakes.

Jelle Kalkman - 15 June 2023

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How to create an escalation process in Semonto

Did you know that Semonto can help you to automate your incident escalation? In this article, we show you how.

Jelle De Laender - 23 January 2023

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Importance of monitoring by ChatGPT

We asked ChatGPT, an AI tool by OpenAI, why monitoring the uptime, broken links, HTTPS TLS certificate and mixed content of websites are important

ChatGPT - 11 December 2022

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What is the cost of downtime?

Is your business impacted when your website is temporarily unavailable? In this article, we help you calculate your total cost of downtime.

Jelle Kalkman - 3 November 2022

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What is web hosting, and why should I care?

What is hosting? Who is responsible for your hosting? And how can you measure the quality? In this article, we answer all hosting-related questions.

Jelle De Laender - 20 October 2022

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An extra layer of security with HTTP response headers

We all use online services in our daily lives, for example for online shopping, filling out tax returns or checking health insurance. When we do, sensitive personal information is sent back and forth. That is why online security is so important. One easy way to increase the security of your website as a provider is to set up security headers.

Jelle Kalkman - 8 September 2022

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HTTPS and TLS/SSL Monitoring Explained

Attracting new clients is more important than ever. So companies invest more in sales, SEO and marketing. But what if the visitors you attract leave your website immediately? Find out what you should be checking instead.

Jelle De Laender - 19 August 2022

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Why you should care about your website’s uptime

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

Jelle De Laender - modified 5 May 2022

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Optimise your website for a crowded internet

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.

Jelle Kalkman - 1 May 2020

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

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

Jelle De Laender - 24 March 2020

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What we can learn from LinkedIn's downtime

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.

Kathy Salden - 11 February 2020

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The SEO impact of downtime and how to avoid it

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

Kathy Salden - 14 January 2020

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What to do if your website is down

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.

Jelle De Laender - 10 December 2019

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The World Wide Web is 30 years old

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

Jelle De Laender - 12 March 2019

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

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

Jelle De Laender - modified 11 November 2022

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Does your website need HTTPS?

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.

Jelle De Laender - 31 March 2020

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

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.

Kathy Salden - modified 20 January 2022

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4 Free Tools to Check The Health of Your Website

Every website will run pretty smoothly for the first year or so. But just like a car, it will start to fall apart over time if you do not give it a regular check-up. At Coding Mammoth, we have created 4 free tools to check the health of your website. In the following sections, we will explain what these checks are, why they are important and how you can use them for free.

Jelle De Laender - 19 April 2021

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How to monitor a server that is not publicly accessible

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

Jelle De Laender - 25 August 2020

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Wij waken gratis over je website tot de coronacrisis voorbij is

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.

Jelle De Laender - 24 March 2020

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Now is the time to improve your online presence

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

Kathy Salden - 16 March 2020

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12★apps Christmas Special

Semonto takes part in the 12★apps Christmas Special.

Jelle De Laender - 26 December 2018

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Black Friday / Cyber Monday!

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

Jelle De Laender - 22 November 2018

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