Simple and lightweight solution for scheduled maintenance. No settings page, just activate it and do your maintenance work stress-free.


Slim Maintenance Mode is a lightweight solution for scheduled maintenance. Simply activate the plugin and only administrators can see the website.


No extra settings, just activate it, do maintenance work, deactivate it.
Alert message in the backend, when the plugin is active.
Works with any theme.
Support for the following cache plugins: Cachify, LiteSpeed Cache, Super Cache, WP Rocket, WP Fastest Cache and W3 Total Cache.
* Sends HTTP response status code 503 Service Unavailable, especially relevant for search engines.

Bug reports and Contributions

Bug reports and other contributions are highly appreciated. Please open an issue in the support forum.


Install Slim Maintenance Mode like any other plugin directly from your plugins page.
Activate the plugin through the plugins page every time you need the maintenance mode and deactivate it as soon as work is done.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the settings of the plugin?
There is no settings page. This plugin is designed to be small and simple.
How can I change the content or layout of the maintenance page?
This is not intended by design. Please use another solution if you want a custom maintenance page.
How can I submit a new translation?
Please visit the plugins page at WordPress Translate.