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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maintenance Windows

What are Maintenance Windows? Maintenance windows are pre-defined periods where one or more tests will temporarily stop running, preventing any negative impact to your uptime percentage and alerts. When to use Maintenance Windows? You can set one up when you schedule a temporary downtime when you deploy changes or expect […]

What Page Speed Locations Do You Have

 We are present in: Sydney, Australia Toronto, Canada Frankfurt, Germany Bangalore, India Amsterdam, The Netherlands Singapore, Singapore London, United Kingdom New Jersey, USA You can find details of all the IPs for our test locations here.

Missing data on domains

Some monitored domains can miss some data such as expiration dates or contact data. Unfortunately, some registrars do not provide some of this data causing it to appear as missing. Sometimes we’re able to take an estimated guess like the expiration date if the registration date is known. If neither […]

Get alerted for domain hijacking

Domain hijacking is where an unauthorized person is able to gain control over your domain. The most common cause of hijacking is caused by weak security. Most often, a hijacked domain will suddenly point to a different website. You can monitor for this by using record triggers. They check on an […]

How does Domain Monitoring work?

Domains can be a complex, we try to make this as simple to use for you. Domains exist of several parts. There’s the WHOIS data, the subdomains and the records. A quick explanation of each below. WHOIS Data The WHOIS data contains the identifying information of the domain. This information […]