How to Put Your WordPress Site in Maintenance Mode


WordPress.org
Arianna Melancon

Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, Dutch, English (Australia), English (Canada), English (New Zealand), English (UK), English (US), French (France), Galician, German, Japanese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Spanish (Spain), and Swedish.

How to Put WordPress Site in Maintenance Mode
Retha Poston

While it’s possible to do so without a plugin, however, the plugins are the optimal way for handling the downtime of your WordPress site during maintenance. It allows you to create a custom maintenance page for people to see while logged-in administrators can still work and access both front-end and back-end of the site. With the maintenance mode plugin, you can have maintenance mode activated on your blog simply and quickly.

How To Put WordPress Site Into Maintenance Mode
Desiree Johnson

In addition, this plugin comes with a default theme template to be displayed when the maintenance mode is activated. You can also use your own theme by creating a 503.php file and uploading it to your theme directory. Just go to the Maintenance Mode Setting page and select the 503.php file you have created.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*