Free Plan Upgraded to 60 Monitors

21 Feb 2018

A couple of weeks ago we launched a new feature for Pro users: rate limiting SMS alerts. Back then we promised that free users wouldn't be left out and we've just rolled out the planned upgrade to all free accounts: we've increased the available number of monitors from 20 to 60.

That's right, you can now monitor up to 60 websites completely free.

hot air balloons

How do I get the upgrade?

If you already have a free account you don't need to do anything - we've upgraded your account and you can take advantage of the extra monitors right away.

If you don't have an account yet, simply sign up here. All new users will be on the upgraded plan with 60 monitors.

I'm a Pro user - do I get an upgrade?

Although this upgrade is just for free accounts we are planning to release some different upgrades for Pro users over the next few months. We aim to continually develop and improve Downtime Monkey - standing still is not an option!

We are aware that free accounts now come with more monitors than some Pro accounts - the Pro30 and Pro50 plans have 30 and 50 monitors. At first this may seem strange and we considered removing the Pro30 and Pro50 options and making the Pro100 the entry-level Pro account.

However, after some thought, we decided that keeping all Pro options was best because some Pro users only monitor a few websites but want access to advanced Pro features. Features like fine tuning of alert settings, detailed uptime stats, reasons for every downtime, 1 minute monitoring intervals, and alerts to multiple emails and phones are some of the reasons that users choose a Pro account when monitoring fewer than 60 websites.

By keeping the Pro30 and Pro50 accounts we continue to provide a cost-effective Pro plan for users who only need to monitor a few websites but who want access to powerful monitoring features.

If you'd like to propose an additional feature for Downtime Monkey, login and submit a feature request via the feedback form.

All Posts

 Downtime Logs... All In One Place

 Timestamps On Downtime Alerts

 Stats At A Glance

 The Effects Of COVID-19 Lockdowns

 Lockdown Bugfixes & Midnight Coding

 Website Monitoring Prices Compared

 Greatly Reduced Server Loads

 Monitoring URLs With Query Strings

 New Year's Carbon Offsetting

 Keeping Your Web Host Honest

 New Pro Plans For EU Individuals

 New Downtime Alert Options

 New SMS Provider for the US

 Free & Pro Monitoring Compared

 New SCA-ready Payments System

 Global Website Monitoring

 Downtime Alerts: An Ideal Custom Setup

 Server Upgrade & IP Address Change

 Website Monitoring: Cheap vs Free

 Improvements & Bugfixes

 Website Content (Keyword) Monitoring

 Cheap Website Monitoring Pro Plans

 Spring Cleaning = Bug Fixing

 Bug Found & Fixed

 Server Upgrade Scheduled Completed

 Whitelist Email Addresses in cPanel

 Monitoring Software Awards

 Website Downtime Alerts To Slack

 Whitelist Email Addresses: Thunderbird

 Monitor Response Time

 Whitelist Email Addresses in Yahoo Mail

 How we improved accessibility by 42%

 Whitelist Email Addresses in Outlook

 Whitelist Email Addresses In Gmail

 Why Whitelist An Email Address?

 User Interface Improvements

 Free Email Support For All

 When is a website considered down

 Bulk import, edit and delete monitors

 Privacy, democracy & bureaucracy

 How Much Downtime is Acceptable?

 Feature: Custom Alert Times

 Server Upgrade Scheduled Completed

 Free Plan Upgraded to 60 Monitors

 New Feature: Rate Limit SMS Alerts

 How We Boosted Page Speed By 58%

 How To Reduce Website Downtime

 Making the Monkey

 How To Monitor A Website

 5 Tips for Website Internationalisation

 We're Live...

 Initial Development Completed