The site control page that handles forbidden access to web pages has been upgraded. Forbidden Access controls whether robots.txt is obeyed by the Link Alarm robot or bypassed. Previously the Forbidden Access was a simple on/off setting and only affected external pages; outside of the pages within the Checking Limits settings. Pages included in the [...]
On March the 3rd the Link Alarm service was moved from it's old hardware to a new server with a new operating system. The last reported issue was resolved last Thursday and everything is operating normally. We took great pains to minimize the impact of the move on you – our clients. Effective downtime was [...]
After much preparation we will be moving the Link Alarm service to a new comptuing platform this weekend, March 2nd and 3rd. This will give us the infrstructure to improve and expand the service moving forward. For now the service will look the same. Most of the changes in this move have been "under the [...]
We have a New Owner! Over the past weeks we've been touched by your concerns that LinkAlarm would stop, given we've been providing a reliable, useful service for a decade or so. Many of those correspondents have been with us since the beginning, expressing sadness there's no equivalent to turn to. Happily, the word got [...]
Being a customer since 2002, I have appreciated using your service for a number of our clients. The service has worked flawlessly and has been a boon to both us and our clients. thanks for your great service over the years. I've been using LinkAlarm for my "artist's" site since I first put it online [...]
We've updated our payment processor to use PayPal. You can still use a credit card and don't have to sign-up for a PayPal account. If you are a PayPal member you now have those options available to fund LinkAlarm directly from your PayPal account. Please note: we can no longer accept American Express cards from outside the USA.
We love to receive feedback on how were doing. Since LinkAlarm's launch in 1998 we've paid attention to all the great requests from our customers, and this has helped improve the LinkAlarm over time. Now that Link Alarm is under new management we have been working on the infrastructure for the service. Getting ready to begin [...]