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Mr Uptime for No More Downtime?

Mr UptimeDon’t you hate it when you see a web site out there on one of the many social linking web sites out there like digg, you go to check out the cool new thing everybody has been talking about and the worst happens.

The link is dead, it has ceased to be – it is no more.

Mr Uptime hopes to change all of that. It is a Firefox extension that will monitor any web site you put into it and will let you know when it is back up and running. So what is the real story behind Mr Uptime? Here is how the developers put it:

Have you ever tried accessing a website and it didn’t respond? Of course you have. We all have! Mr Uptime is an extension to your Firefox browser that will keep trying to reach that website in the background while you continue surfing on other websites. When the website is accessible again, Mr Uptime will let you know. You can also use Mr Uptime when a website responds but doesn’t load correctly.

All in all I think this is a pretty great tool. I could see web hosting and web development gurus getting into using it as well for a number of other reasons too.