Stuck in Maintenance Mode after failed plugin upgrade

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If you even get stuck in maintenance mode you may want to log into your site via FTP. There should be a file. “.maintenance” in the root directory that needs deleting. As with everything you delete please make sure you back it up first just incase you need to restore it if it all goes wrong.


Michael is a Technology & Digital Consultant to the Real Estate, Property, Travel and Tourism industies with over 13 Years of leading Technical teams & Programme Management. He has worked with agencies in multiple countries and cities from the UK, New York, Russia, France, Dubai to Australia and South Africa. In his spare time he is a commercial drone pilot that dabbles with Photography & Videography.

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