What is a check? - pingdom.com
SYNTHETIC MONITORING

Simulate visitor interaction with your site to monitor the end user experience.

Uptime Monitoring

Page Speed

Transaction Monitoring

Alerting

See it in action

Simulate visitor interaction

Pingdom Page Speed

Identify bottlenecks and speed up your website.

Synthetic Monitoring

REAL USER MONITORING

Enhance your site performance with data from actual site visitors.
Live Map
User Experience Monitoring
Page Load Performance
User Behavior Metrics

See it in action

Real user insights in real time

Pingdom transactions

Know how your site or web app is performing with real user insights

Real User Monitoring – PP

What is a check?

You ask, we answer. Learn exactly what a check is and what its capabilities are

Play video
header-bg-small-gray

A check is the part of My Pingdom that is monitoring your URL, some might call it a monitor. It contains settings related to how you want it monitored and notified. Some of these settings include a name, a URL, an Alert Policy and an interval of how often the check tests your site for availability.

There's no limit on how many times we will test it, just how many URLs you can set up to monitor. Well, there is a limit per se, as the smallest interval is once a minute, this comes to 525600 requests a year per check.

Try it free for 14 days

Start monitoring your website’s availability

Start 14-day free trial

Get started now and you can cancel at any time.

Start monitoring for free