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Uptime Widget


Powered by Uptime Tracker ( this plugin will add a widget to your sidebar that will show the percentage of availability or uptime for any website over the last 30 days.

In terms of the tracking system, checks are carried out every 5 minutes from different locations and then averages are worked out to form the overall reports from which the graph is generated and shown via an iframe.

Other reports including hourly, weekly and daily can be seen by visiting the Uptime Tracker website directly.

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  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Head to the ‘Appearances’ then ‘Widgets’ and drag the ‘Uptime Widget’ to an available spot on your sidebar
  4. Enter a title (optional, eg. Uptime Graph), website to monitor (required, eg. and a message to display (optional, eg. Check out my website uptime)
  5. Visit your home page and you will see an option to “Monitoring not enabled, to start click here.”, simply follow the link and monitoring will begin


Are there any costs?

Not at all

Contributors & Developers

“Uptime Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Initial release.