DebugBear Changelog

Learn about recently added features here. To see upcoming features and make a suggestion check out the roadmap.


27 Oct 2021

October 2021 release notes

Core Web Vitals trendlines and a Microsoft Teams integration
3 Sep 2021

August 2021 release notes

Better web vitals data and easier request waterfall analysis.
22 Jul 2021

July 2021 release notes

New test scheduling options, Lighthouse 8.0, and weekly email reports.
1 Jun 2021

May 2021 release notes

Improved data to debug layout shifts and other web performance problems.
13 Apr 2021

April 2021 release notes

Test the performance of warm loads, view request headers and response bodies, and collapse the sidebar to focus on metric data.
4 Mar 2021

February 2021 release notes

DebugBear now has better support for the User Timing API, new server locations, and various UI improvements.
19 Jan 2021

January 2021 release notes

DebugBear now makes it easier to show historical metrics data for all monitored pages.
4 Dec 2020

November 2020 release notes

November brought a bunch of UX improvements, including the ability to set up monitoring for multiple test locations and devices at once.
1 Nov 2020

October 2020 release notes

DebugBear now supports tagging pages, blocking ads, and comparing aggregate metrics between pages.
2 Oct 2020

September 2020 release notes

You can now set up custom test devices and configure network and CPU throttling.
24 Aug 2020

August 2020 release notes

Performance test results now include a timeline showing a rendering filmstrip and CPU tasks. You now also disable scheduled tests for monitored pages.
30 Jul 2020

July 2020 release notes

Run performance tests multiple times to reduce variability.
21 Jul 2020

Improved list of network requests

You can now see more details about each network request, and all columns are sortable.
19 Jun 2020

Console tab redesign with code snippets

The Console output view has been redesigned and now includes code snippets where possible.
19 May 2020

Lighthouse 6.0

Lighthouse has been upgraded to version 6, introducing new performance metrics.
23 Mar 2020

Better and more customizable notifications

You can now customize the default alert critera used by DebugBear.
25 Feb 2020

HTML validation

DebugBear now validates the page HTML, in addition to testing site speed and Lighthouse scores.
20 Feb 2020

User flows

You can now run user flows before testing a page, for example to add an item to an ecommerce basket or go through a booking flow.
14 Feb 2020

API updates: TypeScript typings, custom headers, and access build results

The DebugBear API has been extended and the node module now exports TypeScript types.
24 Jan 2020

Capturing OCSP requests

The DebugBear request chart now shows requests made to check for certificate revocation.