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I installed a WordPress for a domain name. When I use this domain name will point to index.php in my template. I want show a under construction page for this domain name, but the other hand I still want work on index.php in my template.

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You can filter template_include and include a special file for users who are not logged in:

/* Plugin Name: T5 Under Construction */

add_filter( 'template_include', 't5_uc_template' );

function t5_uc_template( $template )
    $uc_template = dirname( __FILE__ ) . '/under-construction.php';

    if ( ! is_user_logged_in() )
        return $uc_template;

    if ( ! current_user_can( 'administrator' ) )
        return $uc_template;

    return $template;

The file under-construction.php could be a plain HTML file; it doesn’t have to be a PHP file.

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I'm sorry for this but.. What file I need to put that code? – SoldierCorp Apr 30 '13 at 2:17
@SoldierCorp Make a plugin with this code. – toscho Apr 30 '13 at 8:24

The simplest workaround would be to just add the static content in a new index.html file in the root, and the server should read the .html before the .php

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That would affect all users, including the administrator. – toscho Apr 25 '13 at 10:23
But then you'd only change the Index, not the overall access to the website. Any deep link (such as http://example.com/category/post-name/ etc.) still would work. – tfrommen Apr 25 '13 at 10:23

You can restrict depending on the IP address and Htaccess file.

<Files index.php>
  Order Deny,Allow
  Deny from all
  Allow from

where is your ip address.

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Use maintenance mode plugin. Activate it. Once activate login as admin and you can only view your site. Other users can see maintenance message.

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The simplest way would be using an maintenance or coming soon plugin. It will take a minute or 2 to setup the plugin and you're good to go.


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