Simple WP Maintenance


Simple WP Maintenance is a lightweight and easy-to-use plugin that allows you to activate a maintenance mode on your WordPress website. Once activated, only logged-in users with the «manage_options» capability (usually administrators) can view the site, while other users will see a custom maintenance message.


  • Easy activation and deactivation of the maintenance mode
  • Customizable maintenance message
  • Customizable maintenance background image
  • Support for translations
  • Ads free


  • Plugin settings page where you can activate/deactivate maintenance mode and customize the maintenance message.


  1. Upload the simple-wp-maintenance folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the «Plugins» menu in WordPress
  3. Go to «Settings» > «Simple WP Maintenance» to configure the plugin

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How do I customize the maintenance message?

Go to «Settings» > «Simple WP Maintenance» in the WordPress admin area to customize the maintenance message.


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“Simple WP Maintenance” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Added default Background Color
Fixed PHP-Warning: access array offset


  • Initial release