David Nguyen
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David Nguyen

How did I build a free status page for my website?

How did I build a free status page for my website?

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David Nguyen
·Jul 1, 2021·

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In the days of the Covid-19 lockdown in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. I have been working from home for the past 2 months. In my free time, I share how to create a status statistics page, although it seems quite new or there are paid packages with great features, but for personal needs I choose free services.

You can see my site demo at status.eplus.dev


You can register here

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Enter the website address you need to track image

See the stats page we just created will have the format updown.io/xxxx . Example: updown.io/2yy9 Screenshot 2021-07-01 202037

Don't forget to make your page public Screenshot 2021-07-01 203150

Custom domain status page

In order to have your status page available under your own subdomain, you need to create a CNAME record from your subdomain to xxxx.status.updown.io (xxxx being your check token, visible in your status page URL).

For example, in order to direct status.example.com to updown.io/2yy9, you need to create a CNAME entry status.example.com pointing to 2yy9.status.updown.io. Example: status.eplus.dev

An SSL certificate will automatically be generated for your custom domains. Also, your status page must be PUBLIC, otherwise you'll get a 404.

Screenshot 2021-07-01 203028

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