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Maintenance Mode

Adds a splash page to your blog that lets visitors know your blog is down for maintenance.

12 reviews
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What more could you ask for?
By , for WP 3.8.1

I've searched for days to find a plugin that does two things - lets me use a custom template stored in the theme directory so that it's not overwritten with updates and allows me to set a custom login page to be excluded from the maintenance mode.

This satisfies both those requirements and does it wonderfully. The first it does with a custom 503.php page (which fits in nicely with my 404 and other error pages) and a basic text box in the back end where I can write in my excluded pages. It's just perfect. And it works. Really, what more can you ask for.

5 stars
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Works perfectly thanks! I uploaded my content then noticed I had a pile of notes written to myself throughout the entire site... hmm time for bed!

5 stars
Just tried it and it works
By , for WP 3.8

I just needed it for about an hour while swapping out a theme. It worked perfectly.

I tried another plugin but uninstalled it when I couldn't get it to work. This one was really easy to set up.

5 stars
By , for WP 3.6.1

Just perfect .. Thank you Michael_.

5 stars
A Must-Have for Site Redesigns
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This is one of 3 plugins that I use on ALL of my WordPress sites. Simple and effective - a perfect plugin.

5 stars
Awesome - But Update?
By , for WP 3.6


As owner of web & print media bus - I absolutely LOVE this plugin.

However, I note it has not had an update in over 2 years???

Please up-date.

I find it awesome; fully responsive/mobile compatible and still works well, with latest version of WP 3.6

Best regards.

5 stars
Simple and Perfect
By , for WP 3.5.1

Thanks developer...

5 stars
By , for WP 3.4

Been using this for 4 years now, fast and reliable.

5 stars
Works Great!
By , for WP 3.5

I have been using this plugin for almost a year and it STILL works flawlessly - love that I can put my own message on my Maintenance page and it's easy as clicking one box to enable... Perfect!

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