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WordPress Maintenance Mode

Easily create a maintenance mode page for your WordPress site.

Create a maintenance mode page and block all non-logged in users from accessing your site while you work on it.

What you get when you use the Simple WordPress Maintenance Mode plugin

  • Add your logo for branding you on you maintenance mode page
  • Customize the maintenance mode message
  • Choose message color for your maintenance mode page
  • Login to work on your site while in maintenance mode
  • Toggle the maintenance mode on and off with a simple checkbox

Additional Features in the full Advanced version

  • Optimized for search engines
  • Countdown timer to notify your visitors when you will be back online and out of maintenance mode
  • Launch a one page coming soon site and collect emails to notify those interested when your site or product is ready
  • Choose a background color or add a background image to make the maintenance mode page uniquely yours
  • Customize the headline on your maintenance mode page
  • Customize the description on your maintenance mode page
  • Choose a font for your maintenance mode message
  • Uses Google Fonts to give you a large selection to choose from
  • Collect emails with Aweber, Mailchimp, Constant Contact, Get Response, Office Autopilot, and other email list management software
  • Multiple templates to choose from to give you more layout options
  • More color options for the fonts so you can customize the text even more
  • Toggle countdown timer on and off on your maintenance mode page
  • And more...

Don't let work on your site without using this maintenance mode plugin. It will let your users know you are temporarily down for maintenance.

If you haven't launched your site yet, then you don't need to notify your users that you are working unless you want to use a coming soon page to collect emails. But once your site is live, you need to let your users know that you are in maintenance mode. The simple maintenance mode plugin give you the ability to let your users know you are in maintenance mode with a custom message provided by you.

The simple maintenance mode plugin sends all of you traffic to the maintenance mode page so your users won't see 404 messages or experience other problems while you are working on your site.

Don't use a canned message on your maintenance mode page. The simple maintenance mode plugin allows you a message that is appropriate for your down time.

Why you should get the Pro version

The basic version of the simple maintenance mode plugin is good and will give you a basic maintenance mode page. But if you want something a little more professional, you should get the Simple Maintenance Mode Pro plugin. Here are a few reasons why:

Placing a countdown timer on you maintenance mode is as easy as checking a box and setting the start timer. The simple maintenance mode pro plugin does the rest.

You can choose a custom background color or background image so your maintenance mode page matches your site.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.10
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


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