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Feature Spotlight: Domain Blacklist Check

Domain Blacklist checks from Uptime.com will check your site once each day against approximately 100 of the most well-known spam blacklists to determine if your mail server appears on them. Your domain may be flagged as a spam website for sending too many emails, for sending spam emails, or due to repeated reports by email recipients that the site is spam.

Creating a Domain Blacklist Check

Get an alert if your domain is on a blacklist with your Uptime.com account.  Here’s how to set up the check:

  1. Login to your Uptime.com account.
  2. Click Monitoring.
  3. Click Checks on the left side of your screen.
  4. Click Add New button.

In the pop-up box:

  • Name your domain blacklist check.
  • Choose Domain Blacklist from the Check Type dropdown box
  • Type in the domain to check.

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Is a Blacklisted Domain a Big Deal?

A blacklisted domain can be disastrous for your website and business. Website owners are often unaware that their site has been added to a domain blacklist until the damage is done. Emails sent from a blacklisted domain are no longer delivered to recipients. Setting up a check in uptime.com will help prevent these problems.

Final Thoughts

Don’t wait until you’re unable to send emails before you check if your domain is on a blacklist. Take a look at our Domain Blacklist support article for further information on how to set up these checks to prevent detrimental damages to your website and business.

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Debbie Hoffman is a freelance writer for Uptime.com providing knowledge base articles, tutorials, and blog posts. Debbie lives on a 13-acre property in upstate New York where she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, gardening, and crafting.

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