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Website Open/Closed Toggle

Description

This plugin allows you to easily open and close your website and display a custom message or HTML page when closed.

  • Simple yes/no toggle to open/close your website.
  • Display your own closed.php within your theme.
  • Display your own custom HTML markup, pasted directly into the plugin settings.
  • Display a basic message informing your visitors that your website is closed.
  • Set paths which bypass the closed page entirely.
  • Set a bypass GET parameter which will allow anyone you give the URL to to browse the website as normal while the site is closed.
  • Automatically clears any caches for W3 Total Cache and WP Super Cache.

Screenshots

  • The admin interface.
  • A basic 'closed' message.

Installation

  1. Download the zip file and decompress it.
  2. Upload “website-openclosed-toggle” to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.
  4. Click Open/Closed in the admin menu.

FAQ

No questions asked yet. I’ll update this once I’ve had some feedback.

Contributors & Developers

“Website Open/Closed Toggle” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.3.5

  • Testing with WordPress 4.7.2.

0.3.4

  • Added a redirect option.

0.3.3

  • Adding nonce to settings update.

0.3.2

  • Various tidying up fixes.

0.3.1

  • CSS Bug fixes.

0.3

  • Bug fixes.

0.2

  • Tidying up.

0.1

  • Initial release.