It’s always a good idea to put your site into maintenance mode while you are making some changes to your site so that the users don’t see a broken or offline site. There are plenty of plugins out there by which you can display under construction or maintenance mode page on your websites.
In this article we would like to showcase some of the Best WordPress Maintenance Mode Plugins by which you can show your website under maintenance, construction and coming soon mode.
1. Under Construction Page
This is one of the easiest and widely used plugin to create under construction page for your websites. The plugin looks promising as it delivers some nifty features to create elegant and dynamic under construction and maintenance mode pages.
The easy to use admin panel is one of the major advantage of this plugin, any novice user can create pages without having any technical knowledge within 5 minutes. Under Construction Page plugin comes with several useful features like 20+ themes, Google Analytics, social media links, login button, whiltelisted user roles and much more. And above all this plugin is absolutely free and it really won’t make any dent on your pocket.
2. Maintenance Pro
Maintenance PRO is packed with advanced features, for a powerful and effective maintenance mode splash page that stands out from the crowd.
With this plugin you can add your own images, or gallery of images, and customize the delay time for each transition. You can even upload a YouTube or Vimeo video loop, for an original, immersive and dynamic splash page background.
Maintenance PRO guarantees that your full screen, HD and retina ready splash page will look stunning and flow seamlessly on all devices, for a professional and engaging “maintenance mode” experience.
3. Coming Soon CountDown
Indeed Coming Soon let you continue your work on website while your visitors see the Coming Soon page. When you finish your website just bring it live using One Button!
You decide which Users can see the Website or not based on their WP Roles. If only part of the website needs to be restricted with the “Coming Soon” page now you can set which pages are available for your visitor and which not.
4. 5sec Maintenance Mode
This plugin allows you to create instant maintenance mode pages for your websites. This plugin is jam packed with some nifty features like 6 beautiful funny template, customizable countdown timer, customizable progress bar, fully editable templates, SEO and google friendly, and famous 5sec installation.
5. Coming Soon and Maintenance Mode
Modern and responsive “Coming Soon” and “Maintenance Mode” page with full-sized background image slideshow, countdown timer, 100+ social icons and AJAX-ed opt-in form (supports MailChimp, AWeber, GetResponse, iContact, Campaign Monitor and MyMail). This is ideal for people who WordPress website is coming soon, or if administrator is updating website with plugins, themes etc.
6. Instauro Maintenance
Instauro is a good way to show something new to your customers during a maintenance or before the shops launches. Whit this easy-to-use module you can gather email subscribers, Facebook fans and Twitter followers as well, because we implemented an Ajax subscription form and a Timeline.
The maintenance theme was inspirated by an Open and Close Sign to attract the users attention with a nice swing animation and contains the basic informations, like a Title, Short Description, Countdown Timer, Social Links and a Subscription Form.
The Subscription Form has a validation to avoid false subscribers, if the subscription is going well than the board flips with a smooth and realistic animation to inform the subscriber about the success.