Hexowatch Changelog

Follow our latest Hexowatch product and development updates.

2.15 – 12th April 2021

  • New feature: Dark mode UI option now available

2.14 – 8th April 2021

  • New Monitor launched: Backlink monitor helps you keep an eye on your backlink partners and get notified when any backlink is removed or if any link attribute is changed (for ex: from follow to no-follow).

2.13 – 30th March 2021

  • New Monitor launched: The API monitor can check POST or GET endpoints and you can configure it with customisable triggering rules so that you are alerted if responses are not as expected.

2.12 – 19th March 2021

  • Feature improvement: Improved the email notification subject lines to include the monitor type and name / url to make it easier to handle email notifications
  • Feature improvement: Added additional frequency check options
  • Feature improvement: Improved HTML element monitor multi select refinements
  • Feature improvement: Webhooks and 3rd party integrations for the new sitemap monitor

2.11 – 11th March 2021

  • New feature: Launched the Sitemap Monitor which enables you to monitor any website with a publicly accessible sitemap for new, updated or deleted pages.

2.10 – 25th February 2021

  • Feature improvement: All our monitors can now be edited, including our visual monitor (where you can select a different part of the screen or make changes to the custom actions). No more deleting and re-creating monitors when pages need new settings.  
  • Feature improvement: HTML element monitor now passes the monitored fields in our Telegram and Slack notifications.

2.9 – 19th February 2021

  • Feature improvement: You can now edit existing HTML element monitors and make changes to monitored fields
  • Feature improvement: You can now see all existing custom actions with the option of deleting these on existing monitors
  • Feature improvement: Added the ability to edit or delete conditions in the HTML element monitor
  • New feature: Added Syncspider integration enabling Hexowatch to pass alerts to 100’s of compatible apps.

2.8 – 11th February 2021

  • New feature: HTML element monitor can now pass monitored field values to webhooks, Zapier, Integrately and Pabbly connect integrations.
  • Improvement: HTML element monitor export to CSV & Google sheets now include the detected values.

2.7 – 3rd February 2021

  • New feature: Added conditional rules to the HTML element monitor that can trigger an alert when a number is less, equal or higher as well as using AND as well as OR conditions.

2.6 – 26th January 2021

  • New feature: Bulk URL editing! With this new feature, you can save time editing multiple monitors at the same time, changing key monitoring settings such as intensity, notification settings, tags or pausing  in a few clicks.

2.5 – 18th January 2021

  • New feature: Bulk URL monitoring! With this new feature, you can copy-paste a list of URLs and deploy hundreds of monitors in a few clicks.
  • Improvement: You can now add a custom email address on a per-monitor basis. This means you can specify different email addresses for clients, suppliers, or team members on a per-monitor basis.
  • Improvement: You can now assign a specific Slack channel on a per-monitor basis so the whole team can get updates when changes are detected and discuss these within Slack on any device.

2.4 – 11th January 2021

  • New feature: Browser notifications alerts
  • Bugs fixes: Affecting the alert feed filters and monitored urls editing
  • Improved AI monitor sensitivity settings

2.3 – 21st December 2020

  • New feature: Daily alert digest now available containing all your notifications from the day
  • Improved our alerts page and monitored URLs page so you can now see the URL that triggered the alert and more information about the event at a glance

2.2 – 10th December 2020

  • Hexowatch public website redesign based on new UI and design language

2.1 – 4th December 2020

  • Hexowatch affiliate program launched in partnership with Impact

2.0 – 26th November 2020

  • Hexowatch 2.0 complete redesign of the UI featuring over 50+ newly designed pages and a more streamlined experience

1.11 – 27th October 2020

  • Webhooks improvement: Hexowatch now supports individual webhooks and triggers on a per monitor basis

1.10 – 9th October 2020

  • New integration: Added Integrately integration

1.9 – 21st September 2020

  • New feature: Multi element monitoring now possible inside the HTML element monitor to check more than one element at a time
  • Fixed HTML element monitor bugs
  • Added more % options for content monitor sensitivity option
  • Improved keyword monitor, now enables you to receive alerts when a keyword is found OR no longer found

1.8 – 7th September 2020

  • Upgraded dashboard now shows how many checks you have used, how many you have left until your plan renews, plus we now calculate how much time you saved automating monitoring
  • Added custom actions feature to the visual monitor
  • Visual monitor now supports password protected pages
  • Content monitor improvements,  can now alert you when user specified % of content changes are detected on a page
  • WHOIS monitor improvements, can now let you know when a domain is about to expire (1 day or 7 day before).

1.7 – 27th August 2020

  • Charts added to the monitored URLs page to show active and type of monitors in use
  • Filter monitors by type, status or by url in monitored URLs page
  • Grid view added to monitored URLs page
  • Alert page improvements (added filters and last change alerts)
  • Improvements to the HTML element monitor
  • Added 8 different device types for the HTML element monitor & Visual monitor (check page as a small, medium or large mobile device, tablet, laptop or even a 4K desktop monitor)

1.6 – 20th August 2020

  • Export alerts to CSV
  • Export alerts to Google Sheets
  • Improved accuracy of page previews
  • Fixed a bug that caused intermittent slowness in the dashboard or white screens.
  • New 5 minute frequency interval for Business & above plans
  • New refine and isolate feature in the HTML element monitor to select a part of the element you want to track and avoid other characters or code

1.5 – 10th August 2020

  • Pabbly Connect integration live

1.4 – 5th August 2020

  • Launch of webhooks
  • New Monitor: WHOIS monitor to get alerts when domains become available on the open market and get notified of administrative changes
  • Expanded monitoring frequency options

1.3 – 30th July 2020

  • Custom actions to perform clicks, type text, submit forms, refresh page & set cookie variables for the HTML element monitor
  • Support for password protected pages (HTML element monitor)
  • AND / OR conditions for the keyword monitor
  • Sort, multi-select, and bulk delete options for managing monitors
  • Visual monitor slider to compare visual changes as well as a magnifying glass to zoom in on changes

1.2 – 27th July 2020

  • Custom notification settings
  • Monitor tagging feature to organize monitors
  • Bug fixes

1.1 – 8th July 2020

  • Zapier integration
  • Additional monitoring intervals
  • Expanded check sensitivity settings
  • Manual check option
  • Difference highlighting launched for visual, content, technology & HTML monitors
  • Bug fixes

1.0 – 4th July 2020

  • Launch of Hexowatch
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