How to Use URL Query Parameters

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You can add query parameter to your request either in the URL or in the Query Parameters field http://www.example.com?query1=value1&query2=value2 http://www.example.com?query1=value1&query2=value2#hash1 http://api.example.com/v2/resources/1?query1=value1&query2=value2 Both methods are valid, if you add query params in the URL and also in the Query Parameter fields they’ll be concatenated and all query parameters will be used

How can I load test my locally hosted application or service?

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LoadFocus.com‘s load generators are hosted in AWS, so your service needs to be publicly available. However, there are services that let you expose certain ports on your local machine so that the outside world can connect to them. http://localtunnel.me and https://ngrok.com are two that should work.

Why has my card payment been declined?

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Here are some possible reasons: Declines can happen for a variety of reasons. When we submit a charge to your customer’s bank, they have automated systems that determine whether or not to accept the charge. These systems take various signals into account, such as your customer’s spending habits, account balance, and card information like the… Read more »

What is a HTTP method?

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The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is enable communications between clients and servers. HTTP works as a request-response protocol between a client and server.A web browser may be the client, and an application on a computer that hosts a web site may be the server. Example: When loading a website from your browser a GET request… Read more »

Using Valid URLs for Test or Monitor

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Enter the URL for your website or API (i.e. http(s)://www.example.com).Only public URLs are supported. Local URLs: http://localhost, 192.x.x.x addresses or any local ports will not be reached. HTTP requestsValid URLs for Websites or API Endpoints example.com www.example.com http://example.com http://www.example.com http://www.example.com/#hash1 http://www.example.com?query1=value1&query2=value2 http://www.example.com?query1=value1&query2=value2#hash1 http://api.example.com/v2/resources/1?query1=value1&query2=value2 HTTPS requestValid URLs for Websites or API Endpoints https://example.com https://www.example.com https://www.example.com/#hash1 https://www.example.com?query1=value1&query2=value2… Read more »

How to Create a POST request

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The POST request method is designed to request that a web server accepts the data enclosed in the request message’s body for storage. POST – Submits data to be processed to a specified resource POST Body (key/value pairs):  name1=value1&name2=value2 More details about POST requests: POST requests are never cached POST requests do not remain in… Read more »

Changing your Account Password

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It’s super easy to change your account password in LoadFocus. In Account, select Change Password. To update your password, simply enter the new password in the pass word field where it reads “Enter a new password.” Confirm your password in the field below.

What to Do When Your Card is Declined

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If your credit card is declined, we recommend contacting Stripe, our billing provider, for more info. While have no control over your card being declined, we can point you in the right direction to find out why it happened. Please review this FAQ Declined Charges from Stripe to understand better why your card has been… Read more »