How to FIX: Stuck on maintenance mode [WordPress]

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Example of what happens when WordPress is stuck in maintenance mode.

Is your WordPress site stuck in maintenance mode and you don’t know how to get it out? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! This is a common issue that can be easily fixed. In this video, I’ll show you exactly how to get your site back up and running in no time.

Step 1: Identifying the Problem

A few different things can cause WordPress to get stuck in maintenance mode. The most common cause is a failed update. This can happen if your server runs out of resources or has a problem with your internet connection. Another common cause is a corrupt .maintenance file. This file is created by WordPress when it’s in maintenance mode. If the file is corrupt, WordPress won’t be able to read it and will assume that your site is still in maintenance mode.

Step 2: Fixing the Issue

How to turn off maintenance mode


Video: How to FIX: Stuck on maintenance mode [WordPress]

Step-by-step article:

1. Login to cPanel or connect using FTP

2. If you are using cPanel, open the File Manager.

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3. Click “public_html”

, How to FIX: Stuck on maintenance mode [WordPress], WP Wizard

4. Search for .maintenance and right-click on it

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5. delete the file

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6. Refresh your website to check if the issue has been resolved.

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