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What is included in the free plans?

Watchful can be used free of charge with one of two subscription plans:

  1. Free Trial
  2. Forever Free

Users who sign up for a free trial but do not purchase a paid plan will automatically be enrolled in the Forever Free plan once the trial period is over. 

Feature Comparison

This table below compares these free plans:

FeatureForever FreeFree Trial
Cost $0 $0
Number of sites allowed 5 5
Subscription length Forever* 30 days
Early Warning Audits (Automated) once/day 8 times/day
Monitor Uptime x checkmark
Automatically update software x checkmark
Schedule automatic software updates x checkmark
Send reports by email x checkmark
Send reports from your own email account x checkmark
Schedule reports to send automatically x checkmark
Save report profiles x checkmark
Monitor expiring SSL certificates x checkmark
Access API x checkmark
Prepare white-label reports checkmark checkmark
Download reports checkmark checkmark
Manually update plugins/extensions checkmark checkmark
Manually update Joomla & WordPress checkmark checkmark
Perform backups** checkmark checkmark
Schedule backups** checkmark checkmark
Perform site audits checkmark checkmark
Perform malware scans checkmark checkmark
Perform SEO analysis checkmark checkmark
Log & monitor site activity checkmark checkmark
Monitor site traffic with Google Analytics checkmark checkmark
Monitor plugins/extensions checkmark checkmark

* The Forever Free plan will remain free during the lifetime of the business.
** Requires a compatible backup plugin/extension (Eg. All-in-One WP Migration, XCloner or Akeeba Pro).