Maintenance Mode with Countdown Timer

Maintenance Mode

Compatible With: Community 2.0, 2.1, 2.2 Enterprise 2.0, 2.1, 2.2

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
26 September, 2018
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Top M2 extension for Content & Customization
License Type:
Open Software License 3.0 (OSL-3.0)


Lets your visitors know that the site is down for maintenance with a countdown timer. Allows the admin access while site is publicly unavailable. 

Other Extensions by Folio3 Software Inc.


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It is always a good user experience to have your incoming visitors informed about any downtime due to maintenance or upgrade along with expected availability. With this extension you will be able to add a maintenance page to your Magento store that lets visitors know your site is down for maintenance as well as add a coming soon page for a new website with countdown timer. In multi-store setup, if configured at store level, this extension can also put the store on maintenance mode alone while keep all the other stores available for users to surf. 

This extension will allow the administration to freely switch on or off the maintenance for the store. During maintenance the store will be only accessible only to the specific people decide in the admin setting. This allows maintenance versatility without compromising the user experience. You can change the look and feel by using your own static block other than the one bundled with the extension.



Customer Experience: 

  • Visitors will see a maintenance page with a friendly message letting them know that the site is temporarily unavailable for up-gradation. 
  • Optionally the visiting uses will also see a countdown timer letting them know when the site will be back available. 
  • The impact on user is good as oppose to a facing a downtime by the website being inaccessible. 

Admin Capabilities: 

  • Admin can choose which static block to show on this page. 
  • Selected IPs can also be provided that can still access the storefront. 
  • Admin user can get full access front end if configured. 
  • There's an option to show a countdown timer and expected up date/time. 
  • Admin user can get full access front end if configured. 
  • A very powerful tool for site admins. 


Potential scenarios & usage:

  • Use this extension when your site in down under maintenance. 
  • Very helpful tool whenever there's an upgrade. 
  • The best part is that the site can be tested from a given IP pool before it is made public ally available. 

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with CE: 2.0 2.1 2.2
  • Compatible with EE: 2.0 2.1 2.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    This release carries fix for compatibility issues with Safari browser.


  • Compatible with CE: 2.0 2.1 2.2
  • Compatible with EE: 2.0 2.1 2.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    This release contains the following updates:
    1. Replaced fonts references with secure http protocol (https) references.
    2. Integrated translation feature with support for two languages as example (el_GR , de_DE).
    3. Set Admin Access to NO by default in extension admin configuration.


  • Compatible with CE: 2.0 2.1
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    Added features:
    1. Background modification
    2. Links to your social network accounts
    3. Placement of logo instead of website name
    4. Custom website name / custom website logo


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