Choosing a Web Host is one of the problems of website owners as you wish to get no downtime. It's not very easy for webmasters to manage blogs, but the availability of web apps like Google Analytics, pagespeed etc. help a lot.
It's very important for bloggers to choose a hosting service that gives the maximum uptime, and for that, it is important to monitor the uptime and downtime of your blogs. Uptime Robot is a free and classic service that allows you to monitor your site's downtimes.
The site is very simple, and of course useful for webmasters. You just need to sign up and activate your account and you can run 50 monitors with your account. The app is totally free and it always will be as promised by the site developers.
How to Monitor Your Site
After creating your account, you will be redirected to the dashboard once you confirm your email. You have to add a monitor and select the monitor type as HTTP. The site not only help you to monitor your site, but it also gives you option to monitor HTTPS, a keyword, ping or a port.
You can also enable mail alerts by checking the option in the right pane.
Once done, it will start automatically start tracking your site. The dashboard is very simple and all your reports can be accessed from the main dashboard. You can add run 50 monitors at the same time in your free account.
The dashboard includes Quick Stats where the Up Monitors, Down Monitors and Paused Monitors are displayed. Once you click your site from the left pane, it will display the site specific reports.
The page also displays a graph of the response time of your site. It also displays the details of last 24 hours, last 7 days and for the last month.