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How to Replace your Web Page with an Under Construction Landing Page?

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Watch this video for a step by step process on how to replace your web page with an under construction landing page

Follow these steps if your website is made in WordPress:

As you can see, our current web page looks like this.

Now to change this current web page to an under-construction landing page then, follow these steps:

  • Log in to WordPress.
  • On the left sidebar, go to Plugins and click on Add New.
  • Now, in the Search plugins textbox,  search for Under Construction, Coming Soon, & Maintenance Mode.
  • To install this plugin, click on Install Now.
  • Click on Activate to activate this plugin.
  • You will get a message as Plugin activated.
  • Go to Under Construction and click on Settings.
  • Now, select this checkbox to activate the maintenance mode and click on Save Changes.

  • Now refresh your webpage, as you can see the under-construction page.

Follow these steps if your website is made in PHP:

  • Login to cPanel.
  • Click on File Manager.
  • You need to create and upload an under-construction page on the server.
  • Just, for example, we have created a simple HTML page with an under construction image.
  • To import a file Click on Upload.
  • Select a file that you have created.
  • Click on this link to go back to the previous section.

  • As you can see, this is our HTML file.

  • By default, the Apache server calls the index.php file to load your default web page. If you want to load a different web page other than index.php then, you need to add this code at the top of your existing code.
  • DirectoryIndex maintenance.html index.php

  • Here, you need to enter your file name.

  • Click on Save Changes.
  • Now refresh your webpage, as you can see the under-construction page.

That’s how you can replace a Web Page with an Under Construction Landing Page.

Gandhar Kulkarni
Gandhar is a marketing professional at MilesWeb. He is passionate about exploring and writing technical articles related to web hosting and digital marketing. Also, he has over four years of experience in digital marketing. Besides content writing, he tries to engage an online audience through YouTube video tutorials and social media activities.