ChangelogAugust 2023

  • Better way to show outages
    Duration of outages is represented by lengths instead of colors
    We also created settings to go back to using colors (and/or showing bars)

  • Custom HTML, CSS & JS ++
    With better highlighting, intellisense, auto-complete, line-numbers, etc
    We also added a live preview to custom HTML ๐Ÿง™โ€โ™€๏ธ
    Now you're able to check how it looks before saving it for everyone to see it ๐Ÿ™ˆ

  • More accurate live previews
    We've improved live previews accross the board.
    We use an iframe of your status page for a 100% accurate preview.
    And we also magically made it work for private pages ๐Ÿ”’

  • Select affected components, quicker!
    Now you can select a whole group and its status, instead of selecting components one by one
    We also improved the design while we're at it โœจ

  • Select all subscribers
    Tired of selecting subs 20 by 20. Now you can select all 420 subs you got โœจ

August 2023

ChangelogJuly 2023

  • /api
    We added a new /api page to your status page
    This shows the different public endpoints available on your status page

  • Teams
    Your current team is renamed to "workspace". Inside it, you can group people into different teams.
    If your workspace is "Nasa", you can group people into teams, like Planet exploration, Life Detection, etc ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€

  • Directory Sync
    Sync your team to Instatus via SCIM or HRIS

  • Better social og:image for your status pages

July 2023

ChangelogJune 2023

  • Customize wording
    Customize the wording of your status page from your dashboard!
    Go from "All systems operational" to "All systems are go!" with a click of a button ๐Ÿš€

  • Customize the emails you send to users.
    Use your logo, colors, border-radius, and a custom footer ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ

  • Show historical monthly uptime on your status page.
    When you history, you won't only get uptime per 3 months
    But we also included monthly uptime ๐Ÿ“…

June 2023

ChangelogMay 2023

  • Multi-level groups ๐Ÿคฏ
    You can put groups inside groups! You can use it now for organization.
    We'll use it in the future to enable different views. You'll be able to display group items as a list, grid, tabs, etc

  • Get updates on Google Chat

  • Integrate Prometheus to trigger incidents or create metrics

  • Create metrics from New Relic

May 2023

ChangelogApril 2023

  • Various accessibility improvements to your status page ๐Ÿฅธ

  • Team notification settings
    Set the default notification settings for new members in your team ๐Ÿ“ช

  • Auto-redirect visitors from your subdomain to your custom domain โœจ

April 2023

ChangelogMarch 2023

  • Metrics++
    New beautiful, smooth chart that are quick to load. Add adding more metrics and re-order them in your page ๐Ÿ“Š

  • 3rd party components++
    We added many services you requested like Pingdom, Postmark, Replit, OpenAI, Amplify, Quickbase, and many mooore ๐Ÿš€

  • Add incident postmortems, finally! (available in new beta)

  • Better & shorter SMS messages ๐Ÿ“ฑ

  • Pagination for our public API endpoints

  • Korean language support ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท

March 2023

ChangelogFebruary 2023

  • Components++
    Better designed tooltips.
    Custom developed to allow you to create 10x more components than before, without affecting page performance.

  • Improvements to our discord integration ๐Ÿฆน๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ

  • Add support for Datadog EU for adding Metrics ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Feb 2023

ChangelogJanuary 2023

  • Integrations++
    We improved integrations significantly! Use webhooks and templates to fully customize your incidents โœจ
    Generate multiple webhooks. Deactivate ones you don't need. Track what's happening.

  • Multi-language support++
    Add multi-language incidents much quicker!
    When you're editing content and switch to a new language, we'll translate your text! ๐Ÿง™โ€โ™€๏ธ
    You still have full-control over translated content, but you can do it quicker! ๐Ÿช„
    We also added multi-language support for:

    • API endpoints

    • Custom HTML content

    • RSS & Atom feeds

  • If you delete an active incident, you'll get a popup to quickly revert components back to operational

Jan 2023

ChangelogDecember 2022

  • Select Audience
    New page type! Assign teammates to the components they care about ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป
    Start a 14-day free trial of Instatus SELECT and try it out ๐Ÿš€

  • Integrations page
    New place to browse our integrations, configure your active ones, and check the activity of every integration you use.
    "What did this to my page" no more!

  • Slack app
    Now you can create and update incidents and maintenace periods, right from Slack!

  • Display Datadog metrics on your status page ๐Ÿ“Š

  • Widgets for private pages
    Use a private page, and still embed widgets!
    We added a unique URLs to our embeds so that you can embed widgets privately, and outsiders won't be able to guess your URL!

  • Added a tiny bit of customization.
    If you use our default notification method, we'll send your emails from subdomain@instatus.com instead of hello@instatus.com

December 2022

ChangelogNovember 2022

  • 3rd party components ++
    We added tens of new services including top requests, like AWS, Google Cloud, Stripe, Auth0, Heroku, Sendbird, Vonage, Freshdesk, Shopify, Salesforce and Google Workspace!

  • Improvements to main status
    We now use more meaningful titles like: Website Experiencing Partial Outage

  • SSO: You can now use multiple SAML connections for your team

  • Add a service start date to each your components.

  • Added API endpoints for templates

November 2022

ChangelogOctober 2022

  • Team Activity
    Check who did what in your team. Including humans, bots and aliens ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘พ

  • Single password login
    Create a single password to get access to your private page. Share it with your team and you're done!

  • Improvements to templates including labels, search, imports & exports

  • API support for multiple languages

October 2022

ChangelogSeptember 2022

  • Switch from Statuspage โšก๏ธ
    Migrating from Statuspage had never been easier!
    Now you can import your incidents, maintenances, templates, subscribers, logo, and everything from your Statuspage!

  • Affiliates ๐Ÿ“ˆ
    Share a product you love! Earn a recurring 20%. Forever and ever!
    As a user, you're already an affiliate.
    Just head to dashboard.instatus.com/affiliates to use your affiliate link!

  • Password protected private pages ๐Ÿคฌ
    Now you can protect your private page using a single password.
    Share a password with your team, and you're done!

  • Template-based automation โœจ
    Completely control how your status page reacts to monitoring integration.

    1. Create a template with the title, description, and affected components.

    2. A unique link is generated for you.

    3. Use that link with your preferred monitoring integration.

  • Subscribe to a single incident / maintenance ๐Ÿค
    Now your customers can subscribe to an active incident that they care about.

September 2022

ChangelogAugust 2022

  • Search, multi-select & delete โšก๏ธ
    Now you can search for incidents, maintenances, subscribers and more.
    You can also multi-select and perform bulk deletes!

  • Support for AWS SES & SNS ๐Ÿ’Œ
    Now you can use SES & SNS for sending emails and SMS messages

  • Import your subscribers using CSV (PRO)

  • Ability to hide your page from search engines

  • Support for Japanese language <(๏ฟฃ๏ธถ๏ฟฃ)>

  • Ability to completely hide your historical notices ๐Ÿค

August 2022

ChangelogJuly 2022

  • Archive components ๐Ÿซฃ
    Now you can archive components so that they can still be affected by incidents.
    They'll only show up if there's an active notice about them

  • Better custom domains ๐ŸŒ
    Now you can check if you custom domain configuration is valid, and we'll send you an alert if it's not!

  • Export your subscribers as CSV

July 2022

ChangelogJune 2022

  • New integration with Grafana ๐Ÿš€

  • Fixes & improvements to our floating widget

  • Fixed sending multiple automated maintenance updates instead of one

  • Improvements to our timezone handling when sending maintenance updates

June 2022

ChangelogMay 2022

  • Introducing 3rd party components โœจ
    Now you can add components of 3rd party services you depend on, and display it as part of your status page.
    Whether you use Vercel, Mailgun, Twilio, Railway, Render, Intercom, Adalo, Fastly, Cloudflare or DigitalOcean or ...
    We now support 170+ services and counting!

  • New & improved private pages ๐Ÿ™ˆ
    Private page customers can now experience our new status page design & experience, with better performance, and our time-machine!

  • Create your own custom widget ๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™‚๏ธ
    We created a step-by-step guide on how to create your own custom widget using your public status page data.

May 2022

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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