After installing OctoberCMS, you may not want everyone viewing your work while you play with a new website. In many cases, it’s better to replace your website with a webpage showing important info instead of broken functions such as contact info, social media links, and what’s coming soon and when.
Enable Maintenance Mode
- Log into OctoberCMS.
- Click Settings at the top.
- Click Maintenance mode.
- Check Enable maintenance mode and choose a created page from the drop down menu below.
If you prefer to use another webpage than the default options, you can create a page from the CMS section.
While in maintenance mode, you should force SSL encryption to your website.
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