Testing websites using Incapsula

Incapsula is a service that provides your website with DDoS protection, web security and is a CDN. It sits in front of your website and can intelligently mitigate attacks and fraudulent traffic. It can be compared to the services offered by Cloudflare. Incapsula can also automatically detect and block bot […]

Integrating StatusCake With Zapier

Zapier is an online automation tool that connects your favorite apps, such as StatusCake, Slack, Pagerduty, and over 1,000 others! You can connect two or more apps to automate many different types of operations – no coding or developers required! You can use the Zapier platform to integrate StatusCake with a […]

Using the Pingdom Importer

It’s now possible within the StatusCake app to import all of your Pingdom uptime testing into our systems, using just your Pingdom API details. A paid Pingdom account will be required to use this tool. The process is quick and easy, we’ll outline the steps below: First off – head […]

Using Alert Log

With our fantastic Alert Log tool found in-app you can get a full view of when, why and how your alerts were sent out from the StatusCake app. You’ll be able to see the exact timings, recipients, and details on which test alerted – allowing you to quickly troubleshoot any […]

What is an Uptime Test?

Uptime Tests at StatusCake come in different forms, but they all share the same base function – ensuring that your website or server is up and running without errors. There are currently 8 different varieties of Uptime test, we will go through each one and it’s functions and advantages below: […]

Pagespeed Connection Throttling

StatusCake now offers the ability to test your website’s page speed from mobile connections. To start simulating mobile connections, create or edit a Page Speed test and scroll down to the “Throttling” option as shown in the image below.       As soon as you save the Page Speed […]

PageSpeed Custom Viewport Sizes

With our Page Speed tests you can set a custom viewport size to simulate the screen size/resolution from a variety of devices. We support the most used desktop resolutions, and also a selection of mobile resolutions for popular and current devices! In order to change this setting just edit your […]

Exporting Uptime Test Settings

If you need an export of all your tests’ settings and don’t want to use our API, you can easily do this on your test overview by clicking the “Export Settings…” button, found at the top of the page. This will give you a file in CSV format, so it […]

Symantec Certificate Distrust

On January 19, 2017, a public posting to the mozilla.dev.security.policy newsgroup drew attention to a series of questionable website authentication certificates issued by Symantec Corporation’s PKI. Symantec’s PKI business, which operates a series of Certificate Authorities under various brand names, including Thawte, VeriSign, Equifax, GeoTrust, and RapidSSL, had issued numerous certificates that […]

SSL Monitoring – Common Issues

The following article contains an overview of common errors that are seen with SSL monitoring, as well as information on how to resolve them. If you see an issue with your certificate, but can’t find it in this list, please do get in touch with our support and we’ll assist […]