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Checkly documentation

Learn how to use Checkly to monitor your vital frontend webapp transactions and backend API’s. Our docs cover everything from initial setup, scripting with extensive JavaScript examples to alerting and integrations.

Getting started: monitoring & alerting

Start with monitoring your key webapp flows, your backend API’s and set up alerting, so you get a notification when things break or slow down.

Create browser checks

Create browser checks

Use JavaScript and Headless browsers to navigate, screenshot and assert your key webapp flows. E2E monitoring as it should be.

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Create API checks

Create API checks

Monitor the latency and assert the correctness of your API endpoints. Use inline scripts and code to customize everything.

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Set up alert channels

Set up alert channels

Get notified about outages, broken transactions or slow downs in your webapps and APIs. Connect to one of our many integrations like Slack, Pagerduty and Discord. Our Webhooks are especially flexible.

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Diving deeper

Checkly offers a lot of power and perks to modern developers and DevOps teams. Manage checks at scale with Terraform, hook into your CI/CD and deployment flow.

Terraform

Terraform

Manage and scale your complete monitoring configuration right from your code base with our official Hashicorp Terraform provider.

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CI/CD and deployments

CI/CD and deployments

Catch bugs and breakage early by triggering your checks from your deployment platforms and CI/CD pipelines. Integrates with GitHub, Vercel, Heroku and basically all CI providers.

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Headless Recorder

Headless Recorder

Create Puppeteer and Playwright E2E testing scripts super fast with our open source Headless Recorder Chrome extension. Click record, navigate your site and export.

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Additional resources

Groups

Organize your checks and D.R.Y. up your code and configuration.

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Dashboards

Whip up a status page on your own domain or create an internal dashboard.

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Maintenance Windows

Manage your scheduled maintenance periods so your numbers don't get skewed.

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