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Site Change Tracking Solution for Mac?

 2:08 am on May 21, 2009 (gmt 0)

There are many free and commercial PC apps that do this.

Being that I'm on a PPC running OS X, none of these will work for me.

Does anyone know a mac based solution?

I basically need to track a single website and be notified within 3 minutes of any content changes. Similar to uptime monitoring services, but specifically looking for any change to the page itself.

Thanks in advance for any insight or advice.

[edited by: travelin_cat at 3:51 am (utc) on May 21, 2009]
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travelin cat

 2:00 pm on May 21, 2009 (gmt 0)

Dante_Maure, there are up time monitoring services that will allow you to enter a string of text from your page and then alert you when that string has been altered or removed. The service I use can track text for as short as 2 minute intervals.


 7:50 pm on May 21, 2009 (gmt 0)

Thanks travelin cat... am trying out a software based solution I've found at the moment.

If it's not up to the task, I'll start checking the up time monitoring services that have the feature you mentioned.


 4:25 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Dante, what software are you using?


 5:16 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Dejal's Simon.

Not terribly intuitive, but so far it's getting the job done with very low system usage.

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