WP Construction Mode


WP Construction & Maintenance mode allows you to hide your entire site, or a specific page while you build and maintain the site. Your visitors will see a beautiful
landing page, with an optional animated progress bar. This plugin is a must-have for every site, because you can use it when you are first building the site, then later
when you are performing maintenance or edits on pages, you can place only the page you are working on under maintenance, and allow your visitors to continue browsing your site as you develop.
Additionally, you can add your Analytics code in the plugin to track how much traffic you are receiving.

First, activate the plugin. You will be automatically re-directed to the plugin settings page. Switch the plugin on, and open your site in an incognito window, or log out of WordPress
to see the Coming Soon page.

From this settings page you can upload your own logo, upload a different background, Enter the text you want visitors to see, set the colors of your preference, and enter an optional
shortcode for a form. The shortcode could be for a contact form or a newsletter. You can put any shortcode that you got from another plugin, and the form will show up on the landing page.

The Pro vesion provides you with a sleek circular countdown timer. Set the target date & time, excite your visitors with a count down till launch! It also allows you to
enter an About section, Contact section and many more features! See the demo!

Pro version available, Live Demo

Available Customizations:

  • Toggle on/off
  • Set to entire site or specific page
  • Animated Progress Bar
  • Logo & background upload
  • Title & sub-title text edit
  • Font color
  • Accent color
  • Loading Animation
  • Shortcode( newsletter or contact form )
  • Social icons links
  • Google Analytics

Pro Version Add-ons:

  • Client Login with Username & Password
  • Custom Contact Form
  • Stylish Countdown Timer. Set the launch date and create anticipation
  • 2 Additional professional templates
  • 2 Additional WYSIWYG HTML sections
  • Additional animation styles


  • Construction Mode Landing Page
  • Settings Page
  • Pro Version, 1 of many samples
  • Pro Version, Client Login


Read all 38 reviews


= 3.3
* added translation


  • minor bug fix affecting a few users


  • Added Google Analytics support
  • Added a contact form to the pro version
  • Added a client portal with unique username & password login to the pro version


  • Added a direct login link from the Construction Page so admins can easily access the login page & site backend
  • Added more filtering to avoid conflicts in template_redirect


  • ATTENTION: The plugin has undergone a complete re-build. It now has better functionality and is more scalable for future updates
  • Added upload buttons for the logo and background image
  • Added default background image
  • New Feature: Added color customization options
  • Added fontawesome icons
  • Fixed bug that caused countdown to cut off text
  • Fixed JS error generated on some sites
  • Added more options for social icons
  • New Feature: Added animation to progress bar
  • Moved the Under Construction notification to the admin top bar


email field fix, added shortcode support


responsive fix, dashboard change


security fix


progress bar bug fix




Minor css fixes


fix bug with blank urls


bug fixes, pro version released


added social icons


initial release

Contributors & Developers

WP Construction Mode is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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