ChangelogApril 2022

  • Introducing time-machine! ๐Ÿ•‘ ๐Ÿ”™ ๐Ÿ•—
    Now you can seamlessly go back through time to check your previous uptime and notices โœจ

  • Stormtrooper is now available for everyone
    You can choose between 3 themes: Simple, Panda and Stormtrooper ๐Ÿค–

  • Import pingdom checks as Metrics
    Select a pingdom check and show it as a metric on your status page ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • New history settings! Now you can control โŒ›๏ธ

    • How many days are visible in your uptime ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

    • Number of days to show in recent notices โœ๏ธ

    • How many months to show going back in time ๐Ÿง

April 2022

ChangelogMarch 2022

  • Now you can display your current status in our new Intercom app โœจ

  • Embed floating widget that only popups when you have an incident or upcoming maintenance ๐Ÿ’ฅ

  • Now you can search for your email subscribers ๐Ÿง

  • Notification settings! We added options to ๐Ÿค™

    • Get subscribed to my status pages โœจ

    • Get notified if my status page is updated by a 3rd party integration ๐Ÿค–

    • Remind me if I have long-running incidents ๐Ÿ™€

  • Refined teammate roles & permissions

    • Read-only: can view your private status page

    • Editor: can update your status page.
      Gets access to update incidents, maintenances, templates and components.

    • Owner: gets access to everything ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    • Member: access to everything except:

      • Deleting your page or team

      • Adding or removing teammates

      • Updating subscription

March 2022

ChangelogFebruary 2022

  • Introducing maintenance automations! ๐Ÿค– Now you can:

    • Remind subscribers before the maintenance starts

    • Start a maintenance automatically

    • And finish it automatically โœ…

  • We'll remind you when you have a long-running incident. Now you'll never forget to resolve your instatus incident ๐Ÿ™€

  • Various small improvements and bug fixes โœจ

Feb 2022

ChangelogJanuary 2022

  • Now you can send to your Microsoft Teams channel when you have a status update ๐Ÿ“Ž

  • Added MessageBird as an SMS integration ๐Ÿค

  • Updated all API endpoints to respond with the correct status codes ๐Ÿค–

  • Various bug fixes and improvements ๐Ÿž

January 2022

ChangelogDecember 2021

Introducing full multi-language support! ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒ

You may now communicate everything in the languages of your customers, including:

  • Status page details

  • Components

  • Incidents

  • Maintenances

  • Templates

  • And so on!

Also, we added support for Datadog ๐Ÿถ and Checkly ๐Ÿฆ‰ as a monitoring integrations ๐Ÿš€

December 2021

ChangelogNovember 2021

Improvements to Metrics API ๐Ÿ“ˆ

Improvements to SMS sending including unsubscribe links ๐Ÿ“ฑ

Added Esendex as an SMS integration โ˜Ž๏ธ

Added ability to auto confirm subscribers if you're on a paid plan ๐Ÿ‘€

Started the bug bounty program ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿค‘

Various improvements and bug fixes ๐Ÿž

November 2021

ChangelogSeptember 2021

  • Business plan is released ๐Ÿš€

    • Supports teammate SAML / SSO

    • Includes 3 private or public status pages

    • All IdPs are supported + easy to use IT admin portal

    • Yearly PO & Invoicing available

    • 30 day free trial, then $300/mo or $2700/year

  • Sign in by Google ๐Ÿ”ฅ Also supported in private pages ๐Ÿ™ˆ

  • Maintain multiple status pages using one team ๐Ÿฆน

  • Allow any email under your domain to get access to your team โœจ

  • Switch between plans seamlessly ๐Ÿค‘

  • Update subscriber names & components ๐Ÿค—

  • Use StatusCake as a monitoring integration ๐Ÿฐ

September 21

ChangelogAugust 2021

  • Private status pages are released (Pro Private) ๐Ÿ™ˆ

  • Read access teammates to access your status page, but not your dashboard ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • Quick search and commands ๐Ÿ’จ

  • Various changes to improve performance โœจ

August 2021

ChangelogJuly 2021

  • Reorder components & groups with drag and drop ๐Ÿค

  • Option to send automated notifications to subscribers ๐Ÿค–

  • When you add an incident or maintenance, you'll navigate directly to it โšก๏ธ

  • Fix reordering components & groups for grid view โ—ผ๏ธโ—ผ๏ธโ—ผ๏ธ

  • Added ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italian and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukranian languages (thx contributers)

  • Ability to skip confirmation emails (pro feature) ๐Ÿฆน

July 2021

ChangelogJune 2021

  • Dark mode for your status page ๐Ÿ–ค

  • Ability to add a support URL (or a support email) ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • Ability to update your maintenance duration โฐ

  • Multi-language support (Pro feature) ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒ

  • Ability to use your own custom language (Pro feature) ๐Ÿช

June 2021

ChangelogMay 2021

  • Now you can use HetrixTools for monitoring ๐Ÿ“Š

  • Display overall group uptime ๐Ÿ’ฏ

  • Regenerate your API keys and monitoring keys ๐Ÿง™โ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • More reliable methods to send webhooks, SMTP emails and Postmark emails ๐Ÿ‘

  • Bug fixes and performance improvements โœจ

May 2021

ChangelogApril 2021

  • Added forgot password scenario for people who prefer to use passwords ๐Ÿค”

  • Order maintenances by in progress, not started yet, and completed โฌ‡๏ธ

  • More reliable way to releasing status pages โœจ

  • Added ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Polish, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Chinese Simplified & Traditional

  • Bug fixes and performance improvements โšก๏ธ

April 2021

ChangelogMarch 2021

  • Now you can enable/disable all types of subscriptions (including email, sms, webhooks, rss, atom) โš™๏ธ

  • Uptime colors now have different shades depending on the severity and duration of incidents ๐ŸŒˆ

  • You can now add descriptions to components โœ๏ธ

  • Redesigned *your status pages* screen ๐Ÿคฉ

  • Added pagination to incidents ๐Ÿ”ข

Fixed issues with ๐Ÿž

  • BetterUptime integration

March 2021

ChangelogFebruary 2021

  • Instatus is now officially incorporated in the US using Stripe Atlas ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ

  • Instatus becomes an /open startup ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Launched Instatus Out app โ€“ Monitor services you depend on in your menu bar ๐Ÿš€

  • Customizations ๐Ÿ’…

    • Ability to add custom html below components

    • Added different SMTP modes to send emails using your custom service

  • Fixed bugs ๐Ÿž

    • Issues related to ordering components

    • Issues related to sending webhooks

    • Issues related with uppercase and lowercase letters in login

February 2021

ChangelogJanuary 2021

  • Added support for dark mode ๐Ÿ–ค

  • Added a new webhook integration: An easy way to add & resolve incidents ๐Ÿš€

  • Now you can integrate PagerDuty as your monitoring service

  • Included more data in your status-page-url/summary.json ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • Include previous maintenances under your incident history ๐Ÿšง

  • Better month formatting for your incident history ๐Ÿ“…

  • Bug fixes ๐Ÿž

    • Removed requirement of selecting at least one component to add a template

    • Fixed an issue with messages not showing correctly in emails

    • Add your webhook subscribers to your dashboard

    • Fix an issue related to metric suffix

    • Fixed an issue related to uptime percentage for services that started recently (less than 90 days old)

January's changelog

ChangelogDecember 2020

  • Now you can use add a status widget to your website ๐Ÿš€

  • Add metrics to your status page ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Use templates to add your incidents and maintenances faster โšก๏ธ

  • Now you can automate your status page using PagerDuty and Better Uptime ๐Ÿค–

  • Better Incident / Maintenance / Confirmation emails ๐Ÿ’Œ

  • Send emails using your custom address from Postmark or any SMTP server ๐Ÿ“ญ

  • Better subscribe pages ๐Ÿ’…

  • Fix bugs ๐Ÿž

    • Multiple webhooks sent for multiple affected components

    • Customers now can't accidentally remove themselves if they're the only team member

    • Fixed some performance issues by adding a cache layer

December's Changelog

ChangelogNovember 2020

  • New homepage featuring awesome customers like Sketch, freeCodeCamp and Padlet ๐Ÿš€

  • Improved showcase featuring more than 200 status pages ๐ŸŽจ

  • Dashboard inputs now feel nicer, and status dropdowns show their associated colors ๐Ÿ‘Œ

  • Improved main status notice if you're under maintenance โ˜ข๏ธ

  • Now you can make component groups collapsed by default ๐Ÿค

  • Added helpful tip to the dashboard for service started on to explain its purpose ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • Started incorporation process in the US ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ

  • Fixed bugs ๐Ÿž

    • Issues related to verifying pages

    • Multiple webhooks used to be sent if an incident affected multiple components

November's Changelog

ChangelogOctober 2020

  • Add uptime percentage to components ๐Ÿ‘

  • Better designs for dashboard, onboarding, blog and changelog ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿพ

  • You can customize your dates and times. 7 October 2020 vs 2019-10-7 โฐ

  • Private status pages progress ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Try for free now. Will be paid when it's gets full featured

    • Support custom domains

    • Added team roles to prepare for READ access to private pages

  • Ability to send emails from your own brand name and domain ๐Ÿ‘‹

  • You now have the option to login with a password. Just go to your user settings โ†’ switch the toggle and create a new password ๐Ÿ™ˆ

  • Added support for ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenian, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portuguese & ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazilian Portuguese languages, thanks to contributers!

  • Fixed a bug related to re-ordering components ๐Ÿ™ƒ

  • Added these endpoints to the API

    • Components

    • Team members

    • Subscribers

October's changelog

ChangelogSeptember 2020

  • Released the REST API with these endpoints ๐Ÿš€

    • Incidents

    • Incident updates

    • Maintenances

    • Maintenance updates

  • Added ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbian language, thanks to contributers!

  • Resolved our very first incident ๐Ÿ™€

  • Fast entry of teammates, components, etc. When you add one, the form doesn't close and it's ready for the next one! ๐Ÿš—

  • Moved the backend to Typescript to reduce the possibility of shipping new bugs ๐Ÿ›

  • Better looks to current incidents and maintenances ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽค

  • Uptime bars and incident titles in status pages will show different colors depending on severity of the issues ๐ŸŽจ

  • Fallback (dynamic) status page, so when you create a new status page, you can check it immediately (no need to wait for the first static build) ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • Improved how your subscribers are notified about new maintenances ๐Ÿ“ฒ

  • Fixed some bugs related to ๐Ÿž

    • Adding spaces to your subdomain in onboarding

    • Issue with landing page video play & pause

    • Fix issue when incident resolved date is before when it started

September's changelog

ChangelogAugust 2020

  • Add subscribe by an Atom feed โš›๏ธ

  • Add subscribe by RSS (works with Slack too!) ๐Ÿ“ข

  • Add subscribe by Webhook ๐Ÿ””

  • Make get updates menu nicer ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

  • Add ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Polish language, thanks to contributers!

  • Add Runscope integration ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • Add Freshping integration ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฟโ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • Improve emails sent by Instatus. Show a default images for status pages that has no logo yet. Use less branded colors so that it fits all customers ๐Ÿ’Œ

  • Fix bugs related to ๐Ÿ›

    • ๐ŸŒŽ Timezones

    • ๐Ÿ‘ŒCustom HTML & CSS is not statically added to your page (not injected using javascript). You won't get a Flash of Unstyled Content (FOUC) when you load your status page

    • ๐Ÿ”„ Refreshing dashboard

    • ๐Ÿ“Š Google analytics

August's changelogs

ChangelogJuly 2020

This month, I added new

  • New integrations tab โš™๏ธ

  • Add datadog integration ๐Ÿถ

  • Launch Instatus help ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™€๏ธ

  • Added support for ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Dutch, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norwegian and ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spanish languages, thanks to contributers!

  • Better privacy. Irreversibly delete your account and status pages ๐Ÿ—‘

  • Better handling of automation through emails. Create and resolve incidents automatically instead of just changing the status of affected components โš™๏ธ

  • Fix bugs related to ๐Ÿž

    • Updating incidents and maintenances ๐Ÿ”ฅ

    • Visit page button when you have a custom domain ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ

    • Confirmation emails when you subscribe to a status page ๐Ÿ“ช

    • Delete buttons UI ๐Ÿ›‘

July's changelog

ChangelogJuly 2020

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