4 Hand-Picked Free Status Page Open-Source Tools

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Having a free status page is essential. If something happens, you're going to have a place where users can go and find information on what's going on and what to expect.

Here's a list of 4 hand-picked free status page open-source tools you can use to stay in touch with your customers during downtimes.

Cachet

Cachet - Open source free status page - Odown blog

Cachet offers responsive free status pages which are easy to understand. Cachet is also a well-built solution to create and manage free status pages. As a bonus, you can easily integrate with their API and customize it for your needs.

Moreover, users and other stakeholders have the option of scheduling maintenance and being notified quickly.

Anyone seeking extra security will appreciate that Cachet supports two-factor authentication, which is compatible with Google Authenticator.

Benefits include:

  • Any metric can be displayed in a chart
  • Supports two-factor authentication

Upptime

Upptime - Open source free status page - Odown blog

Upptime provides users with a cost-effective, hassle-free solution to carry out processes on their repos on an automated schedule. A 5-minute interval is the shortest that can be allowed.

According to Upptime, the status page updates every five minutes based on automatic website checking.

Upptime is a real-time site monitor that provides fast and detailed insights into your site's response time and uptime. Upptime offers several options for customizing your site, including the ability to change the logo, copy, and graphs.

If you're looking for a tool that can help your company run smoothly and allow you to focus on more important things, you should check out Overall Upptime.

Benefits include:

  • Works reliably with GitHub Actions
  • Excellent design and many customization options

LambStatus

LambStatus - Open source free status page - Odown blog

LambStatus is a revolutionary new way to host status pages for free. Rather than paying a fixed monthly cost for hosting, you pay only when someone uses your status page by hosting it on Amazon AWS.

Benefits include:

  • You only pay for what you use.
  • Good admin dashboard.
  • Metrics can be integrated.

Statusfy

Statusfy - Open source free status page - Odown blog

Statusfy is another tool that could be useful if you need to announce something in advance. Statusfy provides different incident status announcements with tagging, timestamps, categories, and timelines, unlike other tools on this list. Using a free status page as a primary way to communicate with your users comes in handy when you want to use it.

Statusfy does not provide charts, which is a significant drawback if you wish to broadcast uptime or incidents data.

Additionally, there are few options for subscribing to the notifications, with only Web Push, iCalendar, and Twitter.

Benefits include:

  • Optional advanced announcements

You might also consider these open-source tools:

Feel free to check out this list from awecomeopensource if you want to explore more tools. You might not be able to use some of the tools on this list commercially because they are no longer maintained.