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Maintenance mode just for WooCommerce

I need Maintenance mode just for Woocommerce, shop, category and products. I have read some posts here, but it doesn´t work. These are very old. Do you have any solution? Thank you
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How to put my wordpress site in maintenance mode BUT enable RSS feed

I am hosting a podcast on my site, but it's still under construction. I'd like visitors to see a homepage that says 'This site is under maintenance' or something like that but I'd still like itunes ...
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How can I add a title to this 'maintenance mode' function?

I use the function below to manually trigger temporary 'maintenance mode'. function maintenance_mode(){ if ( !current_user_can( 'edit_themes' ) || !is_user_logged_in() ){ wp_die('<img src="/...
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Enable a Coming Soon Page while the rest of the site is accessible

I am working on a feature that will be available in the future. How can I create a coming soon page while leaving the rest of the page accessible by visitors?
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wp_redirection_404 table has grown to 7GB

The company I work for has an enterprise Wordpress site that was acquired from a different company. I don't know if there was a past hack or if it's just accumulated spam or what, but the ...
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Changing the WP CLI cache folder

As a highly concerned hosting company owner I am using WP-CLI to update plugins, themes and wp core of my clients. Updating WP-Core find /home/*/public_html -name "wp-admin" -execdir /home/wp core ...
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Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute. This message is shown to subscriber and general user

I am receiving message Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute." When i normally browse the url. Wordpress version (4.7.4) If i log as administrator and browse the site ...
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Is it good practice to remove redundant plugins and themes?

Is it good practice to remove all of the plugins and themes that are redundant? Also, if so, why is it good practise to remove them?
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Could a higher number of registered image sizes affect performance?

This question is related to this one, but is a bit different. In the layout (archive page) for a Wordpress project I'm working on right now there's a couple of image sizes that do not appear anywhere ...
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Wordpress website keeps loading the maintenance page

I was developing a new WordPress website so i added this function at the end of the "functions.php" file to redirect all users to a /maintenance-mode page in my website except me(My IP-Address): ...
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A SINGLE Post Giving an “Under Maintenance” Message

There is no hidden maintenance file to delete, the entire website is working fine except for 1 post. The post URL gives the message Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a ...
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Can I update themes without enabling maintenance mode?

I would like to update only themes in my WP without enabling maintenance mode. Is it possible?
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Coming soon pages with rest of site in maintenance mode

I already created a custom plugin but am officially stuck! I need to create coming soon page that: Includes option to sign up for newsletter Link to privacy section Thank you page after signing up ...
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Under which circumstances is the .maintenance file not deleted?

When WordPress does plugin/theme/core updates, it creates a .maintenance file which temporarily puts the site in maintenance mode. Sometimes this file does not get deleted and users are locked out of ...
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.maintenance and maintenance.php also in multisite install?

I would like to customize the standard maintenance page which gets shown during plugin updates. For single sites the process is clear to me. Putting a maintenance.php into /wp-content. But how does ...
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Why would a Wordpress site go into maintenance mode without me doing anything?

This morning, my Wordpress site went into maintenance mode without me having updated anything, and stayed there for about 10 minutes. What could have caused this? I have automatic security updates ...
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is .maintenance file still valid for putting WP in maintenance mode?

I see that upon upgrades the .maintenance file is deleted, if present. Is it still a viable/correct way to put WP in maintenance mode?
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How to maintain wordpress site blogs in production and staging?

I work as a website admin in my company. We are selling digital products using WooCommerce. We wanted to have staging and production in order to avoid any site down. So in staging we use to create ...
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Maintenance holding page while migrating website

I was hoping someone might be able to help me with the right procedure for establishing a holding page while migrating a local WP site to an already live server. I know there are lots of maintenance ...
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Redirect Visitors to a Temporary Maintenance Page

To prevent my visitors from seeing a broken version of my site during maintenance, and to give them a heads up on the updates, I would like to redirect them automatically to a temporary maintenance ...
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Allow the access over wp-login.php

I created a maintenace template, and redirected to the folder where it is located via the functions.php file inside the theme folder; this is the code: function maintenance_redirect(){ if( !...
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Custom Maintenance Page

I'd like to create a custom Maintenance Page for my needs, but not only when wordpress is updating. I just want to close my site for a period with all the necessarily status code sent. What is the ...
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Stuck on maintenance mode

I put my site in maintenance mode using this hook in functions.php, function activate_maintenance_mode() { //If the current user is NOT an 'Administrator' or NOT 'Super Admin' then display ...
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Is it possible to us WP Core Maintenance Mode for short pause while a plugin runs?

I've written a plugin to manually (admin button push) delete several hundred posts that are created by another plugin. That other plugin creates posts based on an external API. I'm running into a ...
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How to do big modifications to live site?

How do you make large site wide modifications to your live site without bringing it down? I don't have a team of web designers and will be doing this solo. But still need to keep the site up and ...
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Site Stuck in Maintenance Mode

My site is stuck with the site undergoing maintenance-error. The usually fixes have not worked (no .maintenance file to delete, plugins all check out) It seems that it is a problem with the theme ...
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How much maintenance is required to run a WordPress server?

I recently started a blog at wordpress.com, but I am considering moving to a self-hosted WordPress to get access to plugins such as MathJax and Markdown and probably several others I will discover ...
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How can I easily verify a core or plugin update has not broken anything?

I'm looking for ways to make updating WordPress less frightening for me. I created around 30 company websites based in WP in my career and I feel somewhat responsible for them in regards to security. ...
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What are the best practices for maintaining and deploying several parent themes?

I've been trying to commission a freelancer to make me a custom website and hit a roadblock when I said I wanted a parent theme. The freelancer strongly preferred to make a child theme based on his ...
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How to Display Frontend CSS for Administrator only

I've been asked to restyle the css of a WordPress website frontend. The website can't be in maintenance mode while working on it as it must stay up and running all the time. I assume that if I can add ...
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Redirect entire website to a single page

I need to redirect a whole WordPress site to a single WordPress page. A sort of maintenance mode, but the redirect has to go to a published WordPress page. Unfortunately, the maintenance page I need ...
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Custom maintenance page

Is there a way to add a custom maintenance page from theme folder? I have the code for the activate maintenance mode but i can't get the styling.. function activate_maintenance_mode() { if ( !(...
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How to limit WordPress pages during updates?

I will be doing upgrades to the design and content of my Wordpress site. During this time I only want the homepage to be available. Is there a good way to lock this down (through a plug-in, etc.). I'...
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How can I let users open the site for other visitors?

I'm a bit new to wordpress and php and I'm trying to create a site where users have the possibility to change the appearance of the index page for other visitors. This could perhaps be done with back-...
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Htaccess maintenance page rules that actually work with WordPress?

I am trying to take my site offline for maintenance but only allow access to my IP address. However I can only ever manage to produce an internal server error. I don't understand how it exactly what i'...
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Is there a maintenance mode in Wordpress core?

If I want to put a Wordpress (3.2.1) site into Maintenance mode, is it still necessary to use a plugin? If so, is this a good option?
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I'm hiding site with index.htm but now I can't get to index.php

I am trying to work on a new Wordpress-site on the web. I am 'hiding' the site by putting up index.htm in the home-directory so that visiters see this html with some text about 'maintenance' and not ...
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How to handle support for a non-technical client [closed]

I am wondering how most WP freelancers handle general maintenance for their non-technical clients. A small to medium sized business may have someone with technical knowledge who can handle upgrades, ...
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Editing Pages that Have Already Been Published

Sorry for the simple question. I've published a page. Let's say that I now need to make changes to the page. Can I simply edit it, after it's been published? Or should I use a maintnenace mode? If ...
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Programatically switch page template?

I want to build a very simple toggle for taking my site down into a maintenance mode. To do that, I want to add a admin area to define a template that is the maintenance page, and allow that page to ...
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Should I add sharing buttons using a plugin or directly in my theme files?

This question relates to plugins for Linkedin Share buttons, Twitter Tweet buttons, and Facebook Like buttons. These are for blog posts on a WordPress blog which is at a subdomain of a site that is ...
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Can plugins become obsolete?

I presume WordPress plugins are made by third parties. Do plugins have to be kept up to date with WordPress upgrades? Can plugins become obsolete? If they do become obsolete, say with plugins for ...
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How to implement a 'fail whale' to graciously limit server load (Solutions for system capacity governing)

With our website, we want to make it so that if the site is about to go down, it instead displays a custom 503 (based on a server load limit set by us). Is there something that can handle this that is ...
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How can I permanently cache or “archive” a WP blog without needing future maintenance

I have a client who has an annual complete makeover of their website design and content, but they still want their old sites available to view (each with that year's respective design/CSS). Once ...
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Plugin upgrade issue

I'm updating plugins installed on my wordpress site. However, for almost an hour, it's still doing maintenance mode. When I accidentally hit reload, I got BIG white screen of death saying: "Briefly ...