Getting Even More from Pingdom with StatusCast

When you’re trying to keep your finger to the pulse of your website or application and a performance issue arises, notifying your IT team is only part of a professional response. What about notifying your end-users? When an application goes down, or experiences noticeable performance issues, users will reach out. External customers will contact Support, internal […]

Pingdom Hack Day 2016: Born to Hack

Here at Pingdom, we’re a diverse and varied bunch – if you put us all in the same room, it would be like a giant game of Who’s Who, what with all the funny mustaches, haircuts and questionable taste in shoes we all have. But here we all have one thing in common: we were […]

Our favorite software Easter eggs – 2016

Spring is officially here and with it, Easter. Here in Sweden, it’s time for påskäggsjakten, where parents hide eggs around the house and garden and let loose their kids to find as many as possible. With that in mind, it’s time to grab your baskets and go an hunt for all the messages, jokes and […]

Launching a Pingdom community

Over the years, we have seen a lively community around uptime and performance monitoring from Pingdom. Many of the thoughts and ideas from this community through blog post comments, Twitter, and previously User Voice interactions, have allowed us to grow and mature along with our users. In a recent blog post we mentioned how we […]

Cap’n Webhook: Your monitoring just got even easier

Shiver me timbers, we’ve finally released webhooks for Pingdom! As of today, you can set up a state change webhook to the URL(s) of your choosing to notify you when a certain event occurs on the site you are monitoring. Webhooks are a perfect solution when you want to create a script or service that […]

How we switched the support system for our 700,000 users (and stayed sane)

When you talk to our support team at Pingdom, you’re talking to real people who listen. Tech support is an often discussed matter, and to us it’s one of the most important parts of our company. It provides us with incredibly valuable suggestions, requests, and bug reports. Switching the support system for more than 700,000 […]

Web Performance of the World’s Top 50 Blogs

We love to measure and analyze the web performance of sites here on the Royal Pingdom blog. It’s time to revisit the web performance of the world’s top 50 blogs. It’s worth pointing out that one important finding of this 2016 study, was that it is really hard to define what is considered a blog. When we did […]

User Experience: It’s not (all) about looks

Here at Pingdom when we develop a new product or feature, there is always one thought we go over and over (and over!): “what will the user’s experience be like?” User experience is the central point from which we build our products. It’s easy to say that you’ve taken the user experience into consideration when […]