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Website monitoring is the process of testing and logging the status and uptime performance of one or more websites. This monitoring tool ensures that websites are accessible for all users and is used by businesses and organizations to ensure that website uptime, functionality and performance are always up to standard.
Website monitoring can be done locally within a data center’s firewall where a website is hosted or globally through multiple test sites. Often, this monitoring tool is provided by the service provider through a Web portal with desktop and mobile versions.
There are two ways to monitor websites: