WebSite-Watcher 2018 18.3

WebSite-Watcher

WebSite-Watcher is a powerful yet simple website-monitoring tool, perfectly suited to the beginner and advanced user alike. If you can work with an email client, you can even work with WebSite-Watcher! The software places you in complete control over what gets checked, when it gets checked, and even how you are notified.

WebSite-Watcher main features:

  • Monitor web pages
  • Monitor password protected pages
  • Monitor forums for new postings and replies
  • Monitor PDF/Word/Excel documents
  • Monitor binary files
  • Monitor local files
  • Monitor RSS feeds, Newsgroups and local files
  • Highlight changes in a page
  • Powerful filter system to ignore unwanted content
  • Many more features to stay up-to-date.

Lots of other features:

  • Additional actions when updates are detected - For example to play an alternative sound, send emails or open the changed page with another program. You configure the software to work the way you want.
  • Powerful Plugin system - Bookmark checks can be enhanced with the integrated Plugin system. For example to monitor a page for a specific price and alert an update only if the price is less than USD 100. Plugins must be written in the programming language Basic. WebSite-Watcher contains an integrated development system, no other tools are required.
  • Work with checked pages (Searches, Reports, etc.) - All monitored pages are saved to your hard drive. This allows you to quickly and simply open and view the monitored pages, search text in downloaded files and make reports... all without even having to be online.
  • Archive pages permanently - Keep the information you need by archiving pages with our tool Local Website Archive. This can be done automatically via the bookmark properties or manually on demand.
  • Synchronize bookmark files - Synchronize bookmarks between computers with the synchronize functionality.
  • Backup and Restore - The integrated Backup/Restore feature allows you to backup and restore your settings, bookmarks and downloaded files into/from a zip archive.

WebSite-Watcher 2018 18.3 changelog:

  • Facebook pages can be checked via RSS feeds. This option is turned on for all new facebook pages. To monitor the real page, open the bookmark properties and turn off the option "Convert page to RSS".
  • Twitter pages can be checked via RSS feeds.
  • Instagram pages can be checked via RSS feeds.
  • New bookmark action: Send page to the WebSite-Watcher App
  • Update on Keywords - New option "Save page even if no keywords found": This new option replaces the global program tweak "SavePageWhenNoKeywordsFound" and can now be configured per bookmark. Detailed description see help file. That option is turned off by default, if you have used the tweak "SavePageWhenNoKeywordsFound" then you have to enable that option individually as needed.
  • Record Internet Explorer Macros - New option "Ignore document CSS definitions": You can try that option if certain steps cannot be recorded properly, for example selecting a line in a drop-down-box
  • Action Send e-mail: New subject line variable {changes50a} - same as {changes50} but removes the text "NEW ITEMS(n):" from RSS feeds
  • Action Send e-mail: New subject line variable {changes50b} - same as {changes50} but removes the text "NEW ITEMS" from RSS feeds while keeping the number of new items
  • RSS feeds: Enhanced detection of the author field
  • CSS based filters work in combination with the "section" tag
  • Improved handling of errors in RSS/Atom feeds
  • Send e-mails: Improved error detection and reporting when e-mails cannot be sent
  • "Internet Explorer/Browser": Option to scroll pages down improved
  • WebSite-Watcher App: The Phone-Mode is no longer required to get notifications on your smartphone
  • WebSite-Watcher App: WebSite-Watcher reports error messages (eg. E-Mails could not be sent) to the WebSite-Watcher App
  • New program tweak: BookmarkPropertiesDefaultButton=check - Sets the "Check Now" button in the bookmark properties as default button. This is the button that is used when closing the bookmark properties with the Enter key.
  • The bookmark action "Export page" works in combination with the check-by-screenshot method (a png image will be exported)
  • Report/Export: Export fields are correctly encoded if the target file is a JSON file
  • Advanced connection rules: Table can be sorted by column
  • View + Statistics: The number of checks was reset to zero when a check reported an error
  • Many smaller improvements and optimizations

Download: WebSite-Watcher 2018 18.3 | 29.5 MB (Shareware)
View: WebSite-Watcher Website

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