Make Joomla Website Temporarily Offline in Easy Steps
Joomla run websites can be temporarily shut down or made offline to visitors. On navigating to the Joomla websites, visitors will see a custom display message on the site. There are number of reasons why admins wish to make Joomla website temporarily offline. The most important reason being, for site maintenance purposes.
You too can make your Joomla websites offline to visitors for some period. This blog post will help Joomla users to make Joomla website temporarily offline.
Steps to Make Joomla Website Temporarily Offline
Follow the steps to make Joomla website temporarily offline and back to normal in easy steps:
- Log in to your Joomla backend with proper credentials
- In the Admin Panel, click ‘Global Configurations’
- Click Site > Global Configuration in the menu item
- Click Site tab, and look for ‘Site Offline’ field
- Change the radio button fro ‘No’ to ‘Yes’
- Give a descriptive reason in ‘Offine Message’ field
- Click ‘Save’ or ‘Apply’ to save the changes made
Test Whether Joomla Site is Offline or Not
You can test whether your Joomla website is successfully offline or not by navigating to your site. If you see your custom message entered in the ‘Offline Message’ field, then it is offline for your visitors as well.
As easy method to test is to look for this following message in blue color as soon as you hit the ‘Save’ or ‘Apply’ button. “The Global Configuration details have been updated.”
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