How to Use Tags to Manage Your Watchful Sites

The primary purpose of Watchful is to save you time. Organization of your website plays a big part in achieving this goal. The ability to tag your websites provides a flexible way for Watchers to organize their mainteance workflows. And since Tags can be added and managed easily, we see a lot of creativity from our users in…

Watchful is Moving HTPASSWD credentials out of your URL

For many years, private sites — those protected with basic authentication, a.k.a. htpasswd — could be managed in Watchful by simply embedding the basic authentication credentials in the site and administrator url fields. For example: user:password @ domain.com However, this did not allow uptime monitoring of protected sites. As a result, we baked in support for collecting the basic…

Watchful’s Site details interface gets an update

When we rolled out initial support for basic authentication last month, we noted that an update to the Edit Site interface was upcoming. This update was needed to accommodate the increased amount of information that we are using for each Joomla or WordPress site in your dashboard.  Today we can report that the update is complete. As you can see below, the screen has been…