Resolve Maintenance Error in WordPress

Mainly caused when an update has been interrupted during process. WordPress automatically creates a “.maintenance” file which makes the website temporarily unavailable. During this maintenance visitors will see this message:

Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.

In case you run into this, do not fret, the solution is pretty simple. Just follow this steps:

Step 1: Access your hosting Control Panel, in case you don’t have, you can get this from your webmaster or site administrator.

Step 2: Open up your File Manager

Step 3: Browse your public_html folder or the specific folder where your website is located.

Step 4: Look up for .maintenance file

Step 5: Delete the file and you’re done.



Since childhood, the technology of computers was his greatest fascination. Empowered with a degree on Computer Science from AMA University in the Philippines, Ron focused on website and program development. Since then, he has been working with different companies and personalities to achieve their corporate and personal goals by providing technical support for their online presence and program solutions. As today’s technology develops faster than the blink of an eye, Ron never stops exploring not only the new but the coming. His exposure to a wide array of businesses and industries equipped him to be versatile and proficient to go beyond the expectations of his clients. Ron is looking forward to more challenging collaborations where he can further improve his ability to apply the latest trends in providing innovative solutions to the growing demands of website and program development.

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