Alternet.org website not working? Is it down right now?

Alternet.org Server Status Check
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AlterNet Website Status History
Alternet.org server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for Alternet.org over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
18.Nov.2016
10:591.02 ms. 
20.Nov.2016
19:210.73 ms.
23.Nov.2016
03:570.7 ms. 
24.Nov.2016
18:580.65 ms.
26.Nov.2016
09:151.03 ms. 
28.Nov.2016
18:011.08 ms.
29.Nov.2016
13:331.04 ms. 
02.Dec.2016
19:290.67 ms.
04.Dec.2016
04:361.05 ms. 
05.Dec.2016
15:540.67 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 20:11

We have tried pinging AlterNet website using our server and the website returned the above results. If alternet.org is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or a website maintenance is in progress...

Can't Access AlterNet - Troubleshooting Instructions

If the site is UP but you cant access the page, try one of the below solutions:

Browser Related Problems

Force a full refresh for the site. This can be achieved by pressing CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your favourite browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, etc.)

Clear the temporary cache and cookies on your browser to make sure that you have the most recent version of the web page. For instructions choose your browser :

Fix DNS Problems

A Domain Name System (DNS) allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words (*.com) in order to be remembered more easily, like a phonebook for websites. This service is usually provided by your ISP.

Clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has. For Windows - (Start > Command Prompt > type "ipconfig /flushdns" and hit enter). For details choose your operating system :

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

Check our help page for step-by-step instructions on how to change your DNS.

Having Problems with Accessing Alternet.org?
▼ LAST 6 MONTHS ...
Master Ios · 13 June 2016 - 19:34
· · Chrome 51.0 on Windows

MasterHackTim

▼ MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO ...
Sid Samsara · 13 May 2016 - 23:34
· · Firefox 46.0 on Windows

4:32 PST the front page is up but I get a 503 error when trying to acess the stories.

Gary Molitor · 2 November 2015 - 21:27
· · Firefox 28.0 on Windows

Alternet is down coming from Comcast

Elizabeth Singleton · 13 September 2015 - 12:41
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

alternet is down.

Donald Berghuis · 10 November 2013 - 18:43
United States · AT&T U-verse

It is down in the sense I can see topics up for discussion but can't access them.

Kristin Belle Knudsen · 14 July 2013 - 19:01
United States · Morris Broadband

I've been trying for 45 minutes to access Alternet--upon which I rely quite heavily--with zero luck! I can get to the page, but can't enter a search topic or even re-enter my e mail. I REALLY need you!

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