Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Monitors web pages for updates. Useful for websites that don't provide Atom or RSS feeds.
Update Scanner is a handy Firefox addon for monitoring changes made to web sites, this is specially useful if a site doesn't have an RSS feed. Update scanner will display a small popup when a change in a site you are monitoring has been detected, if you click the popup you will be taken to the site with all the new changes highlighted. You can set Update Scanner to check a web site using minutes, hours and days. Also you can define if you want to be notified of every little change made in a site or skip minor changes altogether and focus on big ones only.
In conclusion Update Scanner is an interesting Firefox addon that i feel is worth a look if you want to monitor web sites that do not use an RSS feed.
Get it at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3362