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How to Recover WordPress Websites From Maintenance Mode?

WordPress is the most powerful tool in the market for building websites. There are very few web apps that are as handy as this. Most of the Bangladeshi websites are now built with WordPress due to its high level of effectiveness. Many times, we have seen that people are suffering from a WordPress maintenance mode. To keep you safe from this trouble you have to pick the best WordPress hosting in Bangladesh.

What is WordPress Maintenance Mode?

At the time of updating themes, plugins or other WordPress core files the default WordPress settings create a .maintenance file under the root folder like this, “/public_html”. If that is an addon domain then you will find an addon domain folder in there.

If you click on the update then it will take a few seconds to get an update. if the update is stuck or WordPress is not able to remove the .maintenance file. Then you will see your WordPress website is in maintenance mode. You have to retain this website faster to make your website live.

Why does this happen?
There are several reasons for a WordPress website to get in maintenance mode. As a user, you have to know the reason very precisely. Otherwise, you will face this problem regularly. That will cost you both money and time.

Here are some reasons which may take your website into maintenance mode. The reasons are:

  • The Plugins/Theme you’re using is not compatible with the hosting you are using
  • If you try to update multiple items at the same time
  • If you are reaching the limits of your hosting space
  • If there are bugs/malware in the hosting plan you have to purchase

How to solve this problem?
There are several ways to solve this problem. You have to learn the thing very properly to obtain the website in proper condition.

There are 2 ways to solve this. Either you have to do this via the cPanel control panel or by using the plugin from WordPress.

Here are the details of the process:

cPanel Process:

Login to your cPanel. Go to the file manager. Then go to public_html and delete the .maintenance file. Go to your website domain by using the search engine. We hope your website is now live.

If this thing is not working properly, then you should go to the alternative WordPress repository process.

Via help of Plugin
Please download the plugin from https://wordpress.org/plugins/repository. If the plugin is paid then you have to use the paid version of that. After downloading the file you have to put that in “wp-content/plugins” using the cPanel file manager. We hope your problem will be solved.

Last few Notes:
To save yourself from having this problem you have to take some precautions about this. Without these precautions, you will suffer from this problem over & over again. Here is what you need to do to prevent this problem.

  • Please do not update the themes & plugins all the time without a backup
  • Do not update all the plugin at the same time
  • Please make sure the plugin or theme is compatible with each other
  • Make sure you have done the updates of the items within the resources

To save you from these problems a high-quality fast web hosting will be very handy. You can choose Dianhost which is one of the best web hosting companies in Bangladesh to keep you safe from these problems.

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