Guide: How To Monitor Updates on Wordpress Site

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. It is most associated with blogging, but supports other types of web content including more traditional mailing lists and forums, media galleries, and online stores. Used by more than 60 million websites, including 30.6% of the top 10 million websites as of April 2018, WordPress is the most popular website management system in use. WordPress has also been used for other application domains such as pervasive display systems (PDS).

Here is an example of how to monitor updates on it.

Step 1: Sign up to get an Urlooker account or login to an existing one

Sign In / Sign Up

Step 2: Add a page to monitor

Choose what web pages you need to keep an eye on, and what content, phrases and keywords you want to track and monitor.

Create New Tracking

URL

Enter the URL of web page you want to monitor.

"https://wordpress.org/news/category/releases/" for example.

Name (optional)

Create a name for your monitoring - something that reminds you what you’re monitoring for and is easy to recognize.

"Wordpress" in our example.

Categories (optional)

Add category tags to separate your tracks.

New Tracking
Target Page

Schedule

Select the time when checks will be performed.

Notification

You can get notified by Email or SMS (or both). Alternatively you can send data to Zapier, IFTTT or Webhook.

How to configure monitor

Page Area

Select elements you want to monitor. Selected items are highlighted in green and orange. Remove excessive elements by clicking on them (they'll be marked red).

It should be the page area where updates is located.

Preview

Verify that selected area is correct.

If everything looks okay, click Save. Your monitor works!

How to configure selected area and save