FAQ
You must first create a subscription. Hits are generated when:
  • the subscribed web page has been updated, and
  • the new content matches your filter criteria.
This may be because the filter is set too narrow or that the web page hasn't been updated. You can test your filter in the filter tester.
Go to your hit list.
  1. Go to your hit list or to your subscription list.
  2. Click on the headline link above the respective column you want to sort by.
  1. Go to your hit list.
  2. In the list, click on the content link for the hit.
  1. Go to your hit list.
  2. In the list, click on the subscription name for the hit.
Filters are made up of one or several regular expressions. A regular expression describes a search pattern.
  • It can be as simple as a word, eg. coffee,
  • or as complex as matching an email address ^([a-zA-Z0-9_\-\.]+)@((\[[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.[0-9]{1,3}\.)|(([a-zA-Z0-9\-]+\.)+))([a-zA-Z]{2,4}|[0-9]{1,3})(\]?)$
To learn more about regular expressions read here. You can also try our filter tester.
  1. Go to your subscription list.
  2. In the list, click on the subscription's name.
  1. Go to your subscription list.
  2. In the list, click the pen symbol.
  1. Go to your subscription list.
  2. In the list, click the red X symbol.
Because your Informant account is linked to your Google account, you can not change email address. You can however create a new Informant account with another Google account.
  1. Go to your billing page.
  2. Fill out the form.
  3. Submit.
  1. Go to your account page.
  2. Next to Billing plan, click the Cancel button.
  3. Go to your billing page.
  4. Fill out the form.
  5. Submit.
  1. Go to your account page.
  2. Press the Download Data button.
  1. Go to your account page.
  2. Press the Delete Account button.