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WP Maintenance Mode

Adds a splash page to your site that lets visitors know your site is down for maintenance. Full access to the back- & front-end is optional.


42 reviews
Average Rating
4 stars
4.4 out of 5 stars
5 stars
This is one SWEET plugin
By , for WP 3.4.2

WOW. It does what it says. Its easy. Works with permalinks with Theme My Login and looks great.
Great way to show your customers your profession when updating your site.
Love the count down timer that tells customers when your scheduled to come back up.

3 stars
It's broken
By , for WP 3.5.1

Nice plugin! But trying to edit text fields leads to 500 error.

P.S. Russian text in field Title brokes it.

1 star
Not working anymore
By , for WP 3.4.2

I used to use this on my old site. I now put it on my new one, but it won't work. All it displays is the "simple text" theme. I can't get any of the other one's to work. Not sure why.

5 stars
Great Plugin
By , for WP 3.5.1


5 stars
cPanel, Admin login and User Interface blocked
By , for WP 3.8

After installing ur plugin, I was unable to login to my sites Admin. And my CPanel also not allowing me to login to my account. And a link to the authors site returning an error 401 when i verified with tools.pingdom.com/fpt.
This miss-function is due to "WordPress HTTPS (SSL)" plugin installation in my site. Now I removed all these and re-installed "WP Maintenance" plugin, now its working except timer on the interface.

With Regards,

5 stars
Easy to set up and looks great !
By , for WP 3.4.2

Thanks for making this great piece of art. Love plugins that are easy to configure, functional, work well and look good.
Maintenance mode certainly does!

5 stars
By , for WP 3.5

Very helpful for making changes to a site and letting people know when the site will be back. Several themes to choose from. Lots of other options. Easy to configure. Just remember to set your IP as an allowed address before turning it on and remember that you are in maintenance mode before making a change to your URL or you'll have to delete it to get back to your admin page. Then reinstall it--your settings will be kept.

Especially helpful when you need to shut the site down to make fixes after being hacked.

5 stars
Very easy to use
By , for WP 3.4.2

It has enough options and is very easy to configure.

5 stars
Does exactly what it says
By , for WP 3.5

I like having the ability to provide links to functions of my site that aren't being updated (like audio streams). Great feature! Allows us to update without the viewership feeling we're just gone

5 stars
Fast, Easy, Simple and Powerful
By , for WP 3.4.2

I have been using this plugin for quite a long time now. Does what it is suppose to do. its quick and easy. It allows you to have a simply maintenance page or an extensive. easy to use.

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