Here’s an example “Under Construction” page.
Many people don’t want to display a work in progress when it comes to revamping their website or switching from an old look to a new one. Thankfully, there is a great way to put up an under construction page while editing your site.
This paid plugin, (used to be free), is what we are using. Coming Soon / Maintenance Mode Ready.
Here is what the backend looks like. There are other options available if you upgrade to the pro version as well.
You can choose to activate various modes.
Customize your coming soon page by adding a background image, colors, and your logo.
You can even add links to your social media sites to keep your followers informed while you switch over your site.
To install this plugin, simply download it, then go to appearance/ plugins / upload new. Then, just activate it, and click on settings to access the settings above.