Here at the Domain Monitor, we've been busy creating a series of free tools to allow you to monitor your website's health from a different perspective.
One of these tools that we've created is our Ping test tool which alllows you to ping a website's domain and find out critical data such as:
In this article, I'm going to tell you everything you need to know about our tool and how you can start using it today as part of our platform.
Let's get started...
Put simply, Ping stands for Packet Internet or Inter-Network Groper and is a program that is often accessed on the computer's command line (that's a utility that runs on your computer) that allows you, as the user to find out whether the destination of a website is accessible or not.
Ping is a very useful tool, and without it most network engineers wouldn't be able to easily identify issues on their network or with their website.
Ping works by sending what's called an ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) echo request to a specified interface on a network.
Once this protocol sends out a request, it'll wait for a response from the website or server and then display the ping signal results through the command line for you to read.
We've recently created a Ping test tool that's completely free to use, and doesn't require you to sign up to out platform to start using it.
Using our tool, you'll be able to monitor your Ping results and share them with co-workers, friends or family to help debug a website or server.
We really hope that you like this tool and find it useful, and we'll be improving it over time and can implement feedback from you.
If you identify any issues with the Ping test tool, don't hesitate to get in touch with us, and also, check out our other tools!
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