WebSite-Watcher Alternatives

    WebSite-Watcher is described as 'detects website updates and highlights all changes in the text. WebSite-Watcher monitors web pages, password protected pages, discussion forums and much more' and is a Website Monitor in the News & Books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WebSite-Watcher for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, SaaS, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Huginn, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WebSite-Watcher are Distill Web Monitor (Freemium), UptimeRobot (Freemium), Google Alerts (Free) and PolitePol (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

    1. WatchThatPage is a free service to monitor web pages and extract new information from them. Changes are sent in a daily email.
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    2. Fluxguard uses Google headless Chrome to monitor entire sites for changes. It provides 3 different levels of change monitoring, pixel change detecting comparing screenshots, code-level comparison of the rendered DOM, and extracted text comparison.
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    3. Track web page changes in any web page daily for free users, every 30 minutes for paid users - no RSS or Atom required. Receive notifications via email, Instant Message, and SMS.
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    4. PageMon.net: we're watching! Boring checking tons of sites for updates? Read updates in your feed reader!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      A Web-to-RSS parser in Common Lisp. This software was written because a disappointing number of websites still does not have an RSS or Atom feed so you could subscribe to their updates.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Wysigot is far more than just a simple off-line browser! It captures the entire contents of your sites, with their scripts, flashes, cookies etc., but offers numerous other functions as well. It monitors your pages and sites, and alerts you to anything new.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 6.1, released in January 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    5. Monitor website pages for changes behind login, web forms and inside web apps. Forms, multi-step sequences, SPA and full JavaScript rendering are supported.
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      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      StablePing is a fully managed uptime monitoring service for just $3.95/month. Whenever your website goes down, their system will alert you within seconds via email or SMS (and they'll work with you to get it back online).
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    6. RunApe monitors websites for changes and security threats. RunApe keeps historical records and can detect changes in articles and lists. Possibility of running custom scripts for automation (ex. navigate pages behind logins). 65+ ways of notifying.
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    7. daily curated insights and data directly relevant to each user sourced from over 80,000 news sources. Track competitors, customers, markets, and news to generate insights and market data that drive daily action and generate solid long term plans.
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