developer tools

Software developer tools to increase productivity 

5 min read In this blog post I want to go over some of the software I use alongside my IDE/version control tools during my day-to-day work. These tools allow me to cut down on wasted time spent doing things inefficiently, track my work, take notes, and generally make my life easier.


5 surprising things you might not know about StatusCake

3 min read Here’s everything you might need to know about StatusCake that might just surprise you! From the range of customers, to our check rates, this is a list that you should definitely be reading.


The one where the Lloyds Banking Group suffered downtime

2 min read It’s estimated that over 18 million people in the UK use online banking. So when the Lloyds, Halifax, and the Bank of Scotland online banking platforms all suffered partial downtime, millions of people were unable to access their accounts properly. Find out more here!

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Apple outages: A week Apple would like to forget

2 min read We all know and associate Apple as a reliable and innovative tech giant which sets endless new trends for its industry. It’s arguably the one company that many aspire to be like and emulate with the massive global growth they’ve seen over the past decade. But even this goliath tech company has its bad days and unfortunately for Apple, it had a whole week of bad luck that tested the patience of its customers across the world.

website monitoring

Why is website monitoring so important?

3 min read you’re not sure what the benefits are? Don’t worry, I’ve compiled a list of the top reasons why website monitoring is so important to you and your website. But you don’t have to take my word for it, read on and find out.

maintenance pages

The best maintenance pages for website downtime throughout the years

4 min read You might think that a customer seeing a maintenance page message when they land on your website is a bad thing but think again. If you’re clever with your branding, you can really show off your personality, and make website visitors feel better about not being able to access your website. Never thought that could happen, right?

Well I’ve put together the best maintenance pages across the years to show you exactly how you can make planned website downtime look like a breeze.

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Mobile optimisation: Is your website still struggling?

3 min read What are some of the fundamental ways that your website can change depending on the mobile and browser? There’s a variety of things on your website that can be impacted depending on what the customer is using to look at your website. Read on to find out more!

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The most shocking websites that experienced website downtime in 2021

3 min read 2021 saw some of the biggest websites on the internet experience outages that rippled across the globe. If you thought that “large” companies couldn’t experience website downtime, unfortunately, you were wrong. Website downtime can happen to any website, small, medium, or large, and it can happen when you least expect it. Thinking that the proof is in the pudding? Check out the most shocking websites that went down in 2021.

Want to know how much website downtime costs, and the impact it can have on your business?

Find out everything you need to know in our new uptime monitoring whitepaper 2021

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