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Panelbear is the modern traffic and performance monitoring tool for web apps. From real time dashboards to powerful metric filtering and comparison to actionable alerts - we've got you covered.


What makes Panelbear a great Pingdom Real User Monitoring alternative

Here are some of the reasons why 2,500+ websites use Panelbear:

Simple and easy to use

Deliver a great experience on your website. Panelbear gives you real time traffic insights in a simple and easy to use dashboard. That way you can monitor your website's most important metrics to understand what works and what doesn't.

Metrics for modern websites

Panelbear goes beyond simply counting visitors. With built-in performance monitoring and alerting, you'll understand how your end users are truly experiencing your site.

PanelbearPingdom RUM
Designed forWebsite owners and developersWebsite Owners
CostFree up to 1,000 monthly pageviews, then $29 / monthNo free plan. Paid plans start at $15 / month
Data freshnessReal timeReal time
Data retention24 months13 months
Easy of useSimpleIntermediate
Cookie free analyticsNo, uses local storage + cookies
Real user monitoring
Real time alerts
Metric filtering & comparisonBasic
IntegrationsEmail, Slack, DiscordEmail
Load time impact on your siteNone, loads in the backgroundNone, loads in the background
Script sizeLightweight (<5 kB)Lightweight (<5 kB)
Shareable dashboards
Developer API
SupportEmail, ChatEmail, Phone

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