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How to check if a website is down [Tip]

When a website doesn’t open in your browser, something might be up with connection. However, the website might also be down. You can check if a website is down or not with Websitedown.info.

Websitedown is a handy website that checks the status of sites. Click here [1] to open the Websitedown page in shot below. It includes a text box where you can input a website to check.

websitedown [2]

Note that you don’t have to enter a full URL in the text box. You can input something like codez4mac.com. Input the URL and press the check button beside the text box.

websitedown2 [3]

In the shot above the website entered is down. So the page states that the website is down, and provides a summary of some of the factors behind it. It states the server might be down or undergoing maintenance.

There are a few suggestions for getting the site up further down the page. Click the show options beside tips such as User Reports and Wait a few minutes for further details. That provides additional details as in the snapshot below.

websitedown3 [4]

This is a handy website that makes it clear if a site is down or not. There are also alternative tools such as websitenotworking.com [5], downrightnow.com [6] and isitdownrightnow.com [7] that provide further details.