5 Online Tools to check whether a website is up or down

You are trying to access a website, and it is not responding, or your browser is complaining – This site can’t be reached … DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN!

Here is an example of DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error, because of a typo.


Here is a list of online tools I use to check whether a website is up or down. Sometimes I would need this to check whether the site is unavailable to the location I am trying to access, such as if the ISP blocks the domain.

We shall list five tools to check the website up or down:

  • Iswebsiteup.com
  • isitup.org
  • isitwp.com
  • websiteplannet.com
  • freshworks.com

Let’s start.

#1 Iswebsiteup.com

We found iswebsiteup.com is very intuitive to use, and there were no distractions. This tool helps you check if the website is down for you or everyone.

Visit Iswebsiteup website up/down checker: https://iswebsiteup.com/

#2 IsItUp.org

Just like, iswebsiteup.com is it up is another free online website checker that provides a quick status of the website you are querying. This simple tool checks if a website or IP address is up or down.

Visit Isitip website up/down checker: https://isitup.org/

#3 isitwp.com

You can enter your URL and check the availability of any website with this website’s Uptime Checker. See if the website is down for you or everyone.

Visit Isitwp website up/down checker: https://www.isitwp.com/uptime-checker/

#4 Websiteplannet

Websiteplannet provides a free online tool to check if a site is down for everyone or only on your computer. Find out how to fix potential issues.

Visit Websiteplanet website up/down checker: https://www.websiteplanet.com/webtools/down-or-not/

#5 Freshworks.com

Freshworks is-it-down checker helps you to check whether any website is up or down.

Visit Freshworks website up/down checker: https://www.freshworks.com/website-monitoring/is-it-down/

These are the most frequently used tool for checking website outages and are easy to use. I recommend checking the target website using more than one tool to ensure it shows the exact status everywhere.


What is the meaning of HTTP 200 OK status?

The HTTP 200 OK success status response code indicates that the request has succeeded.

References: HTTP 200 status code Read more about all HTTP status codes: HTTP Status