How to Set Up Performance and Uptime Monitoring with WP Umbrella

Ready to monitor your website's performance and uptime? This guide will help you do just that with WP Umbrella, including Google PageSpeed Score monitoring. 😊

Estimated Time of Completion: 2 minute.

Prerequisites: Before we start, make sure you have the WP Umbrella plugin installed on your WordPress websites and you can access your WP Umbrella account.

Steps to Follow

Step 1: Add Your Website to WP Umbrella

If you haven't already, add your website to your WP Umbrella account. Follow the steps in our Getting Started Guide to add your website.

Step 2: Configure Performance and Uptime Monitoring Settings

  1. Log in to your WP Umbrella dashboard and click on your website's performance. This will redirect you to the monitoring overview. 🖥️

  2. Under the "Settings" section, select your preferred monitoring location (Europe, USA, Asia, or Australia) and the monitoring frequency (2-30 minutes) for your website.
  3. Click "Save Changes" to apply your settings.

Step 3: Update your notification preferences in the alerting center.

By default, notifications will be sent to the email linked to your account. If you need to notify more people or add another notification channel here is what you need to do:

  1. Click the “Alerting” tab in the top header to manage your alerts.

Default Alert: All accounts on WP Umbrella have an alert pre-configured. It includes all available alerts, sent to the email linked to your account. You are free to edit this alert anytime.

  1. Modify or Add Alerts: To change the existing alert, hit “Edit” on the right. Want more alerts? Click “Add new Alert” to set up additional ones.
  2. Customize Alert Details: In the alert settings, you can adjust various aspects like Alerting Name, Monitoring, Security, and Backup & Restoration Management.

  1. Set Up Notification Channels: Click “Next” to add email addresses for receiving alerts. You can also integrate a Slack webhook for notifications in your chosen Slack channel.

  1. Assign Alerts to Websites: Decide whether the alert applies to all your websites (select the first option) or just specific ones.

Other Things to Know About Uptime & Performance Monitoring

When you create a project, your website is by default monitored every 30 minutes from Europe and we notify the email linked to the account in case of downtime. 😊


After following these steps, you'll have set up performance and uptime monitoring for your websites using WP Umbrella. This will help you identify areas for improvement, ensure high availability, and maintain a positive user experience. 👍

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