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Site Monitor

Posted on 03 July 2001 by Demian Turner

There are many places on the internet offering the luxurious service of monitoring your website – and letting you know when it’s down. And charging a pretty penny for it too! If you’ve got PHP on your machine, why not do it yourself ? The following tuturial will show you how.

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3 Comments For This Post

  1. woadtoad Says:

    How would I adapt this script if I wanted to have the site status written into an HTML page rather than emailed to me?
    Like, \"site status: up\" or \"site status: down\".

  2. demian Says:

    you could get the cronjob to write a textfile indicating the server\’s status, then include the textfile in your PHP script.

  3. tom Says:

    i like to test your script.

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