This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



Close your Shopp store for maintenance, for a season, or for holidays, and redirect Shopp virtual pages to an editable Shopp Closed virtual page, or to an external link of your choice. While closed, all your Shopp pages are still viewable for logged in Shopp Merchants and Administrators. Includes a dashboard widget so you can see at a glance whether your store is opened or closed, and where there is a button for easy access to the ‘Close Shopp’ options page. Requires Shopp e-commerce plugin from


  • Close Shopp Dashboard Widget
  • Close Shopp Option Page


Install from within your WordPress Dashboard under Plugins/Add New.

If you wish to install manually:

  1. Upload the wce-close-shopp-store folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to the ‘Close Shopp’ setting page to close your Shopp and select how visitors will be redirected while your Shopp store is closed.


Where can I donate to help support this wonderful plugin?

Why, right here! => Thanks!

Can I close and re-open my Shopp Store automatically between certain dates?

Not yet, but that’s next on my list.


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Contributors & Developers

“WCE CLOSE SHOPP STORE” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release February 2013.