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Website monitoring is the process of continuously tracking a website's performance and availability on the internet to ensure it is functioning properly and providing a good user experience. In today's digital age, a well-performing website is crucial for a company's reputation. Slow websites can negatively impact user experience and tamper with the company's overall brand reputation. To ensure optimal performance, many companies use website monitoring tool to improve the digital experience for users in real time.

Applications Manager: All-in-one website monitoring tool that you need

With best website monitoring tools like Applications Manager's website monitor, you can obtain in-depth visibility into your website performance by leveraging these website performance monitoring capabilities, all within a single website monitoring dashboard:

Website Performance Monitoring

Applications Manager's URL monitoring enables you to monitor the availability and performance of important URLs on your websites, regardless of whether they are on the internet or intranet. This ensures the smooth operation of your website by monitoring the response time of individual URLs, offering instant notifications in case of any delays in page loading time for your website. With the help of URL sequence monitoring, you can simulate the sequence of commonly accessed URLs by online visitors and analyze them to identify and resolve any potential issues.

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Digital experience monitoring

Track the digital end user journey of your website with deep real-time insights using the following solutions:

Synthetic Transaction Monitoring

Applications Manager's synthetic transaction monitoring helps you in monitoring website performance from an end user's perspective. It allows you to simulate crucial user navigation paths on a real web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Edge from multiple geographical locations, helping you detect and resolve any potential problems before they affect your actual users. You can record and replay simulated business-critical transactions and analyze individual components/bottlenecks affecting your website performance with deep insights.

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Real User Monitoring

Applications Manager's Real user monitoring (RUM) enables you to enhance the digital end user experience of your website with real-time insights. It continuously monitors your website's front-end performance around the clock from different locations worldwide based on actual traffic, tracks key metrics, and provides you with in-depth insights into how real users are engaging with your site. It provides detailed information on website performance based on parameters such as browsers, devices, ISPs, geographies, and more. You can get visibility into front-end, back-end, and network response times. You also get insights into web transactions, user sessions, AJAX calls, Javascript errors, etc.

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Webpage Analyzer

Analyzing the performance of webpages is essential for monitoring different aspects of your website. With Applications Manager's webpage analyzer, you can gain complete visibility into webpage performance by identifying and analyzing specific components contributing to slow performance. It tracks various parameters including response time, page size, resource size, request count, and more to assess how well your webpage is performing. Moreover, it provides detailed stats on PageSpeed Insights, offering scores and grades based on different webpage rules, allowing you to identify areas where your webpage may be lacking in terms of performance.

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Website Content Monitoring

Applications Manager's website content monitor ensures website security by continuously monitoring the integrity of your website. It tracks modifications made to basic HTML elements like Text, Script, Image, Anchor, Iframe, and Link, and triggers instant alerts in case of any unauthorized content changes on the webpage.

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Brand Reputation Monitoring

Applications Manager's brand reputation monitoring helps you uphold a positive brand image and prevents your website from being blacklisted. It constantly checks your website's URLs and alerts you whenever a webpage is detected to contain malware, phishing, or undesirable software, as per the updated Web Risk list from Google.

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SSL/TLS certificate monitoring

Keep constant checks on the SSL/TLS certificate expiration of your website to ensure the authenticity, security, and reliability for your website visitors. Get instantly notified in case your website's certificates are nearing the expiry date so that you take necessary steps to renew them on time. Additionally, you can view the domain name, organization, and organization unit from/to which the SSL/TLS certificate for quick reference.

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Get reliable and actionable alerts in the medium of your choice

Be the first to know if your website becomes unavailable or becomes slow. Get notified through SMS, email, or Slack. Automate tasks using web hooks to start corrective actions or even integrate with your ITSM tools such as ServiceNow or ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus.

More on web monitoring

What is website monitoring?


Website monitoring is the act of tracking the availability and performance of websites to minimize downtime, optimize performance, and ensure smooth user experience.

What are the types of website monitoring?


While there are various website monitoring metrics that need to be tracked, below are the types of website monitoring:

  • URL monitoring
  • Website content monitoring
  • Synthetic transaction monitoring
  • Real user monitoring (RUM)
  • Brand reputation monitoring
  • Webpage analyzer

Why is monitoring websites important?


Ensuring a positive brand reputation for your company relies heavily on enhancing the digital user experience of your website, as it serves as a representative of your company portfolio. Unexpected performance issues like downtime, slow page response, high web traffic, or security breaches can significantly impact your day-to-day business operations and complicate the end user's experience, ultimately leaving a negative impression.

While it is impossible to avoid these issues completely, businesses should take precautionary measures to prevent them or be prepared to handle them instantly. To ensure a positive user experience, it is important to regularly analyze your website's performance and address any potential issues before they arise. This can be achieved by using a robust website monitoring software to improve digital end user experience.

What are the challenges in website monitoring?


There are many factors that could cause a website to go down. While some of them arise due to issues in backend servers and are resolvable, the rest arise due to unavoidable external factors. Whatever the reasons, the following are some of the common challenges observed in website monitoring service:

  • Unexpected downtime: Sudden fluctuation in the health and availability of your website during peak hours can impact your business operations at a greater scale.
  • Slow response time: Experiencing a delay in the page loading time of your webpages gives away a lot about your website's performance, leading to end-user frustration.
  • High bounce rate: Observing huge drops in the page view count of your website can indicate poor usability and performance, impacting your website's page score and brand reputation.
  • Heavy traffic: Dealing with sudden surges in the volume and frequency of web requests or actions can put a huge load on servers that are hosting the website, which in turn impacts the website performance.
  • Page loading issues: Improper content delivery across different devices, browsers, and regions due to session or connection timeouts affects the flow of your website journey for your end users.
  • Security breaches: Unexpected injection of malicious content or software—as well as phishing attempts by hackers—can tamper with the integrity of your website, causing your website to be blacklisted from the internet.

Why do you need a website monitoring system?


Experts say that a response time of three seconds or less is an indicator of ideal website performance. Any downtime could directly lead to loss of revenue and customer dissatisfaction, which is why real-time website performance platform is essential to your business. Using a dedicated website monitoring solution will proactively monitor website performance and guarantee maximum availability, so your clients are always engaged.

How does website monitoring work?


Best website monitoring tool like ManageEngine Applications Manager enables you in performing comprehensive web monitoring by measuring the response time of all critical transactions on your website and tracks down elements responsible for such delays to help you troubleshoot issues much faster before it affects end users.

How to monitor website performance?


Here is how you can monitor website performance using ManageEngine Applications Manager efficiently:

  1. Download and install the latest version of Applications Manager.
  2. Click on "Add Monitor" and go to "HTTP/HTTPS monitor".
  3. Give the monitor a name and enter the https url address you want to monitor.
  4. Configure Timeout and poll intervals as required.
  5. Provide necessary credentials and certifications, and configure the sensitive keyword search.
  6. Click on "Add URL monitor" and start monitoring your website on the go!

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