Maintenance Mode

Plugin Description

Enable maintenance mode to disable the front-end of your ClassicPress site for non-administrators.

Users will only see the configured message; administrators will have full access to the site, but a prominent configurable warning that maintenance mode is enabled will be displayed at the top of every page.

This plugin is multisite compatible with each site having its own settings.


  • Download the latest release of the plugin from GitHub.
  • Upload the entire zip file using the Plugins upload function in your ClassicPress admin panel.
  • Activate the plugin.
  • Configure settings.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I translate this plugin?

Yes, the .pot file is in the plugins languages folder; if you do translate this plugin, please sent the .po and .mo files to [email protected] for inclusion in the next version (full credit will be given).

Is this plugin compatible with both WordPress and ClassicPress?

This plugin is developed for ClassicPress, but will likely work on WordPress.


Version 1.4.0

  • Add option to disable admin banner.
  • Change so empty title or detail of banner isn’t displayed.
  • Update language template.

Version 1.3.1

  • Update readme files.
  • Update language template.
  • Fix bug with azurecurve menu.

Version 1.3.0

  • Fix bug with save of settings.
  • Change language domain to avoid possible conflicts.
  • Restructure settings page.
  • Improve handling of output.

Version 1.2.1

  • Update azurecurve menu.
  • Update readme files.

Version 1.2.0

  • Add uninstall.
  • Update translations to escape strings.

Version 1.1.0

  • Change Enabled default to off.
  • Update azurecurve menu.

Version 1.0.1

  • Update plugin images.
  • Fix bug with Download link.

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial release.

Other Notes

azurecurve was one of the first plugin developers to start developing for ClassicPress; all plugins are available from azurecurve Development and are integrated with the Update Manager plugin for fully integrated, no hassle, updates.

The other plugins available from azurecurve are: