How to put Drupal in maintenance mode

Reasons why you should put Drupal in maintenance mode:

Put Drupal in maintenance mode via Dashboard

Step 1. Log in to your Drupal Admin site.

Step 2. Click “Configuration”.

Step 3.  Look for Development panel and click “Maintenance mode”.

Step 4.  Tick the checkbox “Put site into maintenance mode”.

Step 5. Enter your custom message in the “Maintenance mode message” field.

Step 6. Click “Save configuration” button.

The changes will be saved.

Once you visit your website, it will show that it is under maintenance with the custom message you entered.

Turn off Under Maintenance Mode

If you are ready to show your website live again, turn off the maintenance mode by following the instructions below:

Step 1. Log in to your Drupal Admin site.

Step 2. Click “Configuration”.

Step 3.  Look for Development panel and click “Maintenance mode”.

Step 4.  Uncheck the box “Put site into maintenance mode”.

Step 6. Click “Save configuration” button.

Changes will be saved and your website should be live again.

 

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Drupal in maintenance mode

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