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GTmetrix vs Pingdom: What are the differences?

What is GTmetrix? Analyze your site’s speed and make it faster. It gives you insight on how well your site loads and provides actionable recommendations on how to optimize it. It is a free tool that analyzes your page's speed & performance.

What is Pingdom? Uptime and performance monitoring made easy. Pingdom is an uptime monitoring service. When problems happen with a site that Pingdom monitors, it immediately alerts the owner so the problem can be taken care of.

GTmetrix and Pingdom can be primarily classified as "Website Monitoring" tools.

According to the StackShare community, Pingdom has a broader approval, being mentioned in 863 company stacks & 220 developers stacks; compared to GTmetrix, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of GTmetrix
Pros of Pingdom
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    Free to use
  • 225
    Simple and reliable
  • 103
    Monitoring your websites
  • 75
    Easy to use dashboard
  • 65
    Email, text & twitter alerts
  • 43
    Free tier
  • 23
    Performance data
  • 14
    Detailed Reports
  • 11
    Email Reports
  • 9
    Mobile App
  • 9
    Root Cause Analysis
  • 1
    30-day risk free trial
  • 1
    Easy setup
  • 1
    IOS app

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Cons of GTmetrix
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      UI is incredibly complicated
    • 3
      Expensive
    • 2
      Hard to set up alerts properly

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    What is GTmetrix?

    It gives you insight on how well your site loads and provides actionable recommendations on how to optimize it. It is a free tool that analyzes your page's speed & performance.

    What is Pingdom?

    Pingdom is an uptime monitoring service. When problems happen with a site that Pingdom monitors, it immediately alerts the owner so the problem can be taken care of.

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