Alert: This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

wp_maintenance()

Die with a maintenance message when conditions are met.


Description Description

The default message can be replaced by using a drop-in (maintenance.php in the wp-content directory).


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/load.php

function wp_maintenance() {
	// Return if maintenance mode is disabled.
	if ( ! wp_is_maintenance_mode() ) {
		return;
	}

	if ( file_exists( WP_CONTENT_DIR . '/maintenance.php' ) ) {
		require_once WP_CONTENT_DIR . '/maintenance.php';
		die();
	}

	require_once ABSPATH . WPINC . '/functions.php';
	wp_load_translations_early();

	header( 'Retry-After: 600' );

	wp_die(
		__( 'Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute.' ),
		__( 'Maintenance' ),
		503
	);
}


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Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.

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