If steemit.com is down then you could just wait for it to go back up again or....
You cloud run steemit locally
First of all you will need Docker for Windows
When you got Docker ready then ya just press Windows Key + R
Now you just type in cmd
and press Run/OK
Now this box should appear!
then you type in
docker run -it -p 8080:8080 steemit/condenser
And there after some time it should say ( First start takes long)
And there ya go steemit.com running locally.