How To Add WordPress Coming Soon Mode

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Last time, we have shown that how can you reset your WordPress website. In this post, we will show you that how can you add a simple WordPress coming soon template on your blog. While we making changes to our live WordPress blog, we must add a coming soon template there.

Add WordPress Coming Soon Page Using Plugin

For this, you may want to use a plugin called IgniteUp. It is a free WordPress plugin for adding maintenance mode in WordPress. First of all, go to the WordPress add new plugins section.

add new plugins

There, you need to search for the Ignite up WordPress plugin.

search for igniteup plugin

Now, you need to install the plugin on the WordPress blog.

install igniteup plugin

After installing it, you need to activate it.

activate igniteup

Soo, the page will redirect to the plugin settings page. If you are using any caching plugin, you may want to clear your cache.

clear cache

Now, go to the plugin’s general settings.

igniteup plugin settings

You need to enable the maintenance mode there.

enable coming soon page

If you wish to skip the coming soon page for specific roles, you can do it from there.

skip igniteup coming soon page

Also, there is a secret key available for skipping the maintenance mode and going directly to the home page.

igniteup skip  url

After configuring these settings, save the options.

save igniteup settings

That’s all. When a user visits¬†your website, they will see a coming soon page from now on.

wordpress coming soon

If you wish to grow your email list, this plugin will be helpful. IgniteUp plugin can connect with MailChimp using an API token.

mailchimp integration

If you don’t know how to take an API token, check our step by step guide to generate MailChimp API token. So, while a user subscribes to your website on the coming soon page, you can simply increase your mailing list.

collect email address

This is how you can enable coming soon or under construction page on WordPress. We hope you enjoyed the read. If you did, please consider sharing our post with your friends.

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