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HELP - URGENT - Site stuck in Maintenance Mode after unsuccessful upgrade (8 posts)

  1. PetraW
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Help, guys!

    I just tried to do an automatic upgrade from 2.6 to 2.7 with the automatic upgrade plugin, and it gave some sort of warning, but I ignored it (kinda stupid, I know) and went ahead, and now the site is NOT upgraded (even though it said upgrade successful), and the site is stuck in maintenance mode.

    URL http://www.petra-weiss.com (even though nothing to see there at the moment!

    HEEEEEELP - what can I do???

  2. figaro
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Delete the auto upgrade plugin and see if that does it. If not, look in your WP root directory and see if there is a .maintenance file...if so, delete that as well.

  3. PetraW
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Deleting the upgrade plugin didn't do anything. Which one exactly is my root directory (sorry for sounding stupid) - I have had a look pretty much everywhere and can't find a maintenance file...

  4. figaro
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    The same directory as your wp-admin directory. If you can't find that, then you may need to disable your plugins through phpMyAdmin. See the following video for directions.

    http://educhalk.org/blog/?p=38

  5. Len
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Another resource to check out. Scroll down to How to clear the "Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance" message after doing automatic upgrade?

    Edit: I didn't read Figaro's response closely enough. He already covered that. BTW, good job with the videos.

  6. figaro
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    @LenK Thanks

  7. PetraW
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi again,
    thanks for all your effort to try and help me. Facts are that I actually can log into my wp-admin, everything is working in there, it is just still version 2.6, and my site is still in maintenance mode, even though I did get the message after the automatic upgrade that it had successfully upgraded. When I go into my public_html folder through my FTP Program, there is no maintenance file anywhere. I tried to deactivate the Upgrade plugin to no avail. I also deleted it completely, to no avail.
    I need the site up and running again, so I contacted my hosting company d9hosting and they are going to fix the problem for me.
    Thanks again for all your help, and in the future I won't be as stupid as this time....

    Cheers!

  8. mindseye
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I upgraded through the auto upgrade plugin and my site got stuck in maintenance mode. To fix it I deleted the dumb plugin and then uploaded my local index.php in the root folder. That fixed it. Hope this helps you.

    Rizwan

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