Posted on February 12, 2018 Published by Sam Jenkins Uptime Monitoring Response Timeout Alerts In the age of the modern website architecture where websites experience little downtime, slow is the new down. A slowdown on a website has been proven to have a negative effect on conversion rates and end user experience. With that in mind, we’ve updated our uptime monitoring to alert you to slow response times. Simply enter a Response Timeout on an uptime monitor. If a response exceeds the threshold, we’ll flag the monitor as failing. Once a slowdown has been detected you can receive a notification via email, Slack, SMS, Pager Duty or Webhooks. A Slack notification for a response timeout breach. Become a part of RapidSpike and start looking after your online business – get your free account today Categorised in Functionality, Uptime Monitoring About Sam Jenkins Sam is a Systems Developer at RapidSpike - the uptime and performance monitoring service for websites and web servers. Find out how RapidSpike supports web businesses across the world.