Setting Maintenance Mode in PrestaShop 1.7

You may not want customers trying to submit orders during certain website maintenance or migrating to another server and/or hosting plan. For such cases, we cover how to set your PrestaShop 1.7 site to maintenance mode.

Enable Maintenance Mode

  1. Log into PrestaShop.
  2. On the left, select General under Shop Parameters.
    Seelct General under Shop Parameters
  3. Select the Maintenance tab on the top.
  4. Selecting NO beside Enable Shop sets the website to Maintenance mode. You can add your computer IP address to access the shop during maintenance mode and edit the custom maintenance text before pressing Save.
    Maintenance mode settings

    Below is an example maintenance page.
    Maintenance mode screenshot

You may need to purge your PrestaShop cache and browser cache to see these changes. To learn more about improving your Prestashop website, check our Prestashop Education channel and list of free Prestashop templates.

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