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New Feature: Evergreen Chrome Browser

Chapman Lever

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of Chrome 67 and evergreen Chrome browser support in Rigor’s Digital Experience Lifecycle Management platform. What exactly is evergreen browser support? Starting today, Rigor users that select Chrome for their real browser checks will be automatically upgraded to new versions of the browser as they are released by the Chrome team. Rigor is proud to be the first monitoring technology company to offer this truly evergreen browser experience. Modern browsers are the gateway into the digital wo...

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Event Annotations API

Anthony Ferrari

When our customers make changes to improve performance, they use Rigor to measure the impact. To make it easier to identify the cause of performance changes, we've expanded our Control Groups to support annotations. Control Group annotations allow you to add events to the Performance History and Activity Stream of your Rigor Checks. These annotations then serve as a record of what changes were made and when, making it easy to find the cause of performance improvements or regressions. Create a Co...

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New Feature: Custom Viewports

Roberta Reusch-Lewis

We’re excited to announce the Custom Viewport feature for Real Browser Checks. Using this feature, you can specify the browser’s viewport dimensions to test responsive websites. Head over to the "Advanced" tab on any Real Browser Check to select a viewport size from the dropdown list. We've provided several common devices and dimensions to choose from. [caption id="attachment_4851" align="aligncenter" width="749"] Dimensions are displayed as "width x height"[/caption] You can also provide your own dimensions by selecting "Custom",...

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New Feature: Highcharts

Roberta Reusch-Lewis

When you log in to Rigor today, you may notice that the graphs and charts you're used to seeing look a bit different. That's because we're now using Highcharts, which is a great charting library that packs in a bunch of visualization features. Although the appearance is almost the same, these charts are more interactive and provide new ways to understand your data. Here's a look at the 30-day performance history chart on the home page:  If your account has a lot of checks set up, this chart used to...

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In addition to the individual monitoring points that Rigor collects every time a Check runs, trending data is also being calculated and summarized for every day, week and month that your check is active. Initially, the data was only available in a few datatables and through API access, but we now have the ability to visualize that data within a chart. You can use these charts as a quick reference to gauge whether or not your site's performance is improving or declining with time. To view the charts for Trend data: Go to Reports -&g...

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