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CGC Maintenance Mode


Easily put your site into maintenance mode with this plugin so that you can perform updates. The plugin works by taking a selection of IP addresses and comparing them to the visitor’s IP address.

Users whose IP addresses match those specified in the settings page can view the site normally. Users who do not have IP access are directed either you a WordPress page (which you pick), or to any external url.

It’s extremely simple to use:

  • activate the plugin
  • go to the “Maintenance Mode” settings
  • check the “Enable Box”
  • enter the IP addresses that should have access
  • choose whether to redirect non-authorized users to a page or url
  • choose the page or enter the url

Once your site is ready to be made available again, simple uncheck the “Enable” box.


  • Overview of the plugin settings


  1. Upload the ‘cgc-maintenance-mode’ folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. WordPress의 ‘플러그인’ 메뉴에서 플러그인을 활성화하세요.
  3. Go to Settings > Maintenance Mode


Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the ‘cgc-maintenance-mode’ folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. WordPress의 ‘플러그인’ 메뉴에서 플러그인을 활성화하세요.
  3. Go to Settings > Maintenance Mode


2016년 9월 3일
Good options, no check if the URL is on the same domain which causes redirect loop.
2016년 9월 3일
Not sure how I've missed this one until now! Works great, nice to be able to use our own page/template as the maintenance page.
2016년 9월 3일
Exactly what I wanted, easy to use and efficient!
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  • Tested with latest version of WordPress


  • New: Added support for permitting site admins to view the site without an IP address
  • New: Added support for including comments on IP addresses


  • Fixed undefined notice errors on first install
  • Fixed an issue where the IP of the visitor wasn’t always properly detected
  • Added a simple check for local IP addresses


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