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Introducing custom icons for every monitor

Exciting news! We’re rolling out an update: You now have the ability to upload custom icons for any monitor, including service monitors. Previously, you were stuck with the platform-provided icon for services monitors. This enhancement is all about giving you more control and customization. Let’s take a closer look at how this update can enhance look of your board and status page...

Top 20 Web Application Monitoring Tools in 2024

Whether you run your web app or rely on third-party services such as HubSpot, Slack, Basecamp, and Gmail, staying on top of web applications has become a part of many businesses’ daily business activities.  As a result, modern web application monitoring software has become necessary for every company.  Web application monitoring software allows users to monitor and assess various...

Status data API: Now available to all!

We’ve just opened up the StatusGator API to all users on all plans — even the Free plan. Previously, our REST API was a feature only of our higher level plans. But we’ve opened up the API to all plans to allow more people to take advantage of our status data. The API limits vary by plan by are generous enough to employer real-time dashboards and other uses. What can you do with...

The Ultimate Guide To Incident Communication in 2024

Incident communication guide StatusGator

In the digital realm, incidents such as service disruptions and security breaches are inevitable. Incidents affect your customers and stakeholders. Also, incidents pose significant challenges to IT, Ops, DevOps, and customer support teams. As we increasingly depend on digital tools and services, the demand for seamless performance escalates, highlighting the importance of effective incident...

Helpdesk integrations are here!

As you may know, StatusGator status pages allow end-users to submit what we call issue reports — problems with services that may not yet appear on your status page. You have always been able to get notified via email of those. But now you can also receive issue reports as tickets in your helpdesk. Integrations with Freshdesk, Freshservice or Zendesk have just been released. Simply set up...

How To Build A Status Page In 10 Minutes

How to make a Status page

A well-built status page is an open communication channel during outages, helping with transparency and trust. According to the research ordered by IBM, the cost of IT downtime reaches $400,000 per hour for enterprises, so learning how to build a status page for your digital product or service can be invaluable for your company.  Creating a status page for your company or product ensures...

April product updates

April was packed with updates, and we’ve got plenty to share! You may have noticed numerous enhancements to StatusGator throughout the month. Let’s take a moment to recap what’s new. Product updates sidebar is here! StatusGator is moving fast and investing heavily in our product. Staying informed about the latest tweaks and improvements just got a whole lot easier. Our new...

Webex integration

Introducing the latest addition to our ever-expanding family of chat integrations: Webex. You asked for it, and we’ve delivered! If your team relies on Webex as one of its primary communication channels, you can now seamlessly connect StatusGator to your Webex account. By doing so, you’ll receive instant status change notifications directly within your Webex environment, ensuring that...

Iframe integration – meet Dark mode

Meet another update for our Iframe integration! What’s changed? This update brings a dark-mode option for users whose websites or portals are designed with a dark theme in mind. With dark mode for Iframe integration, you now have the flexibility to ensure that your embedded status pages align perfectly with the aesthetic of your website or portal and that your text is readable. The design...

TV integration – introducing the Light mode

We just launched a new feature requested by a new users: a light mode for our TV integration. As a reminder, the TV integration is a specially-formatted version of your status page designed to display on a TV. The new light mode is a useful addition that can enhance the readability of your status page on large screens in certain lighting conditions. Or, if you rotate your display with several...