It’s been a week now since we sent out our 4th customer survey and as always we’re not only noting down the responses but acting on them – our policy has always been we listen, we learn! It’s with this mind that today we’re happy to announce that we’ve made some improvements and changes to DNS monitoring.
You are now able to select the DNS server to use to performance the DNS check – this can either the DNS servers attached to your domain or alternatively any custom DNS servers you wish to input. You can set the DNS server to use by editing an existing DNS test or creating a new test.
With this change you can be certain that not only are your DNS servers pointing to the correct location but even more importantly that your DNS servers are up and responding in a timely manner.
Speaking of timely manners we’ve also changed how we record DNS response times. Previously when we used our own master DNS server we started recording response times from the point of connection – from now we will record them from the point of attempt at connection – because of this change you may see a small increase in your connection times, however this is a more realistic reflection of the load time.
A huge thanks to everyone who requested this improvement!
More from StatusCake
7 min read Today, social media uses a wide range of different social networking platforms to help its users with the creation and sharing of ideas, information, personal interests and hobbies by establishing virtual networks. Affiliates can benefit from these groups that use web-based applications to communicate, interact and connect.
4 min read One of the biggest eCommerce questions – how do you improve user experience? Here are all the top tips for a better UX design to help you drive revenue.
2 min read We all know page speed is crucial but not just for you brand – it affects SEO so hugely that it can make your pages drop in ranking.
5 min read Learn what bounce rate is and how it is measured, what a good bounce rate looks like, and the actionable steps you can take to improve the bounce rate on your website.
3 min read Website downtime no longer needs to be this big mystery that keeps you up at night. Here are the top causes for website downtime AND how to fix them.
2 min read Large ads have been a major issue with online publishers who have been struggling with how to curtail what many call “fat ads.” The oversized ads have a major impact on the ability of website visitors to see them as they can’t view them if they don’t load properly.