Watchful Premium turbocharges website maintenance

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Our dynamic pricing automatically adjusts as your agency grows (learn more).

Compare Features — Free vs. Premium


website Security & Performance
Free PlanPremium Plan
Website Activity LoggingCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Security ScannerCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Blacklist ScannerCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Uptime MonitoringTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular
SSL Expiry MonitoringTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular
Activity Log Retention1 month24 months
Early Warning Intrusion Scan1 /day8 /day
Security Scan History7 days90 days

Nicky Veitch

“We use Watchful to provide managed maintenance plans to clients. Excellent product, excellent support, simple to use. We save hours every month.

— Nicky Veitch, WebSolutionZ (Australia)

Website BackupsFree PlanPremium Plan
Automatic Backup SchedulingCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Local & Cloud BackupsCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Stale Backup DetectionCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Schedule Multiple Backup ProfilesTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular

“”As an agency that has over 500 sites under hosting and management, Watchful keeps our sites in our view, constantly. It’s one of the most competitive website management tools I know.

— Andrew Palmer, Somebody’s Hero (United kingdom)
Andrew Palmer


Website UpdatesFree PlanPremium Plan
Individual Site UpdaterCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Bulk Sites UpdaterCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Ignore Updates ManagerCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Paid Software UpdaterCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Automatic Updater with Fresh Backup DetectionTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular
Automatic Update SchedulerTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular

Martijn Boomsma

Watchful keeps us on track with backups, updates and maintenance tasks so our client sites are always monitored and up-to-date.”

— Martijn Boomsma, Perfect Web Team (The Netherlands)

Client ReportingFree PlanPremium Plan
Report Builder with PDF DownloadCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
White-label Reports with Custom LogoCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Report EmailerTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular
Report Email SchedulerTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular
Email Reports from Custom DomainTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular

“Watchful is not only an invaluable tool for reducing client maintenance-related costs. More importantly, sends out vital reports that remind our client’s of our value every single month, eliminating client turnover.”

— Matt Schwartz, Inspry (USA)
Matt Schwartz


PRODUCTIVITY FEATURESFree PlanPremium Plan
Customizable Website OrganizerCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Remote Plugin InstallerCheck Circle RegularCheck Circle Regular
Single Sign-onTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular
Agency DashboardTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular
API AccessTimes CircleCheck Circle Regular


Enoch Lavender

“I couldn’t do life without Watchful. Managing my client websites has changed from a laborious task to an easy task.

— Stephen Crewson, FT Web Solutions (USA)


Pay-as-you-go pricing. Cancel anytime.