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Magento Coming Soon & Maintenance Page v1.x Configuration

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Configuring Coming Soon & Maintenance Page Extension

Here you will learn how to correctly configure our Coming Soon & Maintenance Page Extension. To do this, follow instructions below.


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  1. Press "Plumrocket" tab in the menu.
  2. Select "Coming Soon & Maintenance Page" module.
  3. Press "Configuration" button.


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  1. "Enable Extension": Select "Yes", to enable the Coming Soon & Maintenance module or "No" to disable it.
  2. Option "Serial Key": enter unique serial key provided after the purchase for legitimate and proper functioning of your extension. Note: in most cases this field will be pre-filled with serial key automatically and the green check mark will be displayed. Otherwise please read article Serial Key Activation in order to find and paste your serial key manually.
  3. Option "IP Whitelist": here you can add list of IP addresses of users, that are allowed to bypass both coming soon and maintenance pages and access the live site. The extension will be disabled for these visitors.
  4. "My Current IP": for your convenience, your current IP will be displayed here.


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  1. Option "Welcome Email": allows you to choose the template that will generate welcome email about successful subscription.
  2. "Enable Synchronization": if enabled, this option allows you to transfer collected emails to your MailChimp List(s).
  3. Option "MailChimp API key": allows you to indicate MailChimp API key. This is an API key which you can retrieve from your MailChimp account.(For more information about MailChimp API key please read this article)
  4. Option "MailChimp Lists": allows you to select the MailChimp Email List(s) where the collected emails will be saved to.(List(s) will appear after you indicate your MailChimp API Key)
  5. Option "Double opt-in": allows to activate Double opt-in. Note: for more information about double opt-in process in MailChimp, please read this article.
  6. "Account Details": show your MailChimp Account details. (They will appear after you indicate your MailChimp API Key).
  7. Once you're finished configuring this coming soon & maintenance page - press "Save Config" button to save your changes.


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Managing Magento Coming Soon Page

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  1. Press "Plumrocket" tab in the menu.
  2. Navigate to "Coming Soon & Maintenance Page" module menu.
  3. Select on "Manage Website Mode" tab.
  4. Choose "Coming Soon" website mode.
  5. Select "Coming Soon Page" from the menu.


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  1. Option "Enable Sign-up Form": allows you to enable or disable the subscription form.
  2. Option "Sign-Up Method": here you can select the way for visitor's sign-up process. Possible options are: "Sign-up for email newsletter only", "Register customer account & sign-up for newsletter".
  3. Option "Enable Form Fields": allows you to select, enable, rename and define sort order of the additional fields for visitors in "coming soon" sign-up form.


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  1. "Launch Date & Time": this option allows you to set up the launch day of your website. Note: this launch date will be used for countdown timer.
  2. Option "Launch Date Action": here you can select which action will be executed on launch date. Possible options are "Switch to Live Site Mode", "Do nothing".
  3. Option "Show Launch Countdown Timer": allows you to display launch countdown timer.
  4. Option "Countdown Timer Format": here you can specify countdown timer format.


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  1. Option "Heading Text": allows you to set the heading text for the coming soon page.
  2. Option "Welcome Text": lets you set the welcome text for your visitors.
  3. Option "Registration Confirmation Text": here you can set the registration confirmation text for the coming soon page. This text will be displayed after visitors subscribe to your "coming soon" sign-up form.


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  1. Option "Allow Access to Site Pages": here you can allow your visitors to gain access to certain CMS pages.
  2. Option "Accessible Pages": allows you to select which exactly CMS and store pages will be available to your visitors. Note: in order to add new CMS page, go to Admin Panel -> CMS -> Pages -> Add New Page.
  3. "Display Recent Tweets": this option allows you to broadcast recent tweets from your Twitter account on the "Coming Soon" page.
  4. Option "Twitter Widget Code": in order to display the recent tweets, you will need to create a widget here. After you have created the twitter widget, copy and paste provided widget code into this text area.
  5. Option "Show Share Buttons": allows you to display social share buttons on your "coming soon" page.
  6. Option "Show Social Links": lets you display the social links of your website.
  7. Option "Social Network Pages": here you can add links to the social network pages of your website. These links will show up on your "coming soon" page. You can add social links for the following social networks: "Facebook", "Twitter", "LinkedIn", "Google+", "Youtube", "Github", "Flickr", "Pinterest".


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  1. Option "Page Title": allows you to set your page title.
  2. Option "Meta Description": here you can add short meta description for the "coming soon" page.
  3. "Meta Keywords": this option allows you to enter meta keywords, thus making your Coming Soon page more "SEO-friendly".
  4. Option "Background Style": lets you select the background style of your "coming soon" page. Possible options are: "Single Image", "Slideshow", "Video Background".
  5. "Label": this option allows you set the label for the background image.
  6. Option "Active From": here you can set activity timeframe when this image will serve as a "coming soon" page background.
  7. Option "Active To": allows you set the time when this image will no longer be displayed.
  8. Option "Exclude": lets you deactivate the image without removing it.
  9. Option "Remove": here you can remove the image from the list of your background images.
  10. Option "Browse": allows you to select the image for the background.
  11. Option "Upload Files": lets you upload the selected images onto the server.
  12. Option "Video Url": here you can enter the URL of the video that will serve as a background of your "coming soon" page. Note: you can add videos from Youtube or Vimeo.com, as well as direct links to .mp4, .webm, ogv, video files.
  13. Option "Active From": here you can set activity timeframe when this video will be displayed in the background of "coming soon" page.
  14. Option "Active To": allows you set the time when this video will no longer be displayed.
  15. Option "Exclude": lets you disable the video without removing it.
  16. Option "Remove": here you can remove the video from the list of videos.
  17. "Add Video": allows you to add more videos.
  18. Once you're finished managing the coming soon page - press "Save And Continue Edit" button to save your changes.
  19. Press "Preview Coming Soon Page" to preview the "coming soon" page without enabling it.


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Here's how the coming soon page will look like on your frontend.


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  1. This is how your default magento logo will be displayed on coming soon & maintenance page.
  2. Here's how the heading text section will be displayed.
  3. This is the welcome text section of the coming soon page.
  4. If enabled, this is how the launch countdown timer will look like.
  5. This is the sign-up section of the coming soon page.
  6. Here's how the social section will look like.
  7. This section will display the pages that will be still available for the visitors.


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Managing Magento Maintenance Page

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  1. Press "Plumrocket" tab in the menu.
  2. Select "Coming Soon & Maintenance Page" module.
  3. Press "Manage Website Mode" tab.
  4. Select "Maintenance Page" website mode.
  5. Click on "Maintenance Page" from the menu.


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  1. "Launch Date & Time": this option allows you to set up the launch day of your website. Note: countdown timer will be based on this date.
  2. Option "Launch Date Action": here you can select which action will be executed on launch date. Possible options are "Switch to "Live Site" Mode", "Do nothing".
  3. Option "Show Launch Countdown Timer": allows you to display launch countdown timer.
  4. Option "Countdown Timer Format": here you can specify countdown timer format.
  5. "Auto Refresh Page Every (minutes)": this option allows you to specify how often the maintenance page will be auto refreshed. Leave this input form empty to disable auto refresh.
  6. Option "HTTP Response Header": allows you to provide the search engines with information about the current state of your site. Possible options are: "200 Ok (Success)" and "503 Service Unavailable (Server down for maintenance)".
  7. Option "Heading Text": allows you to set the heading text for the maintenance page.
  8. Option "Description": here you can provide short description for the maintenance page if needed.


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  1. Option "Background Style": lets you select the background style of your maintenance page. Possible options are: "Single Image", "Slideshow", "Video Background".
  2. "Label": this option allows you set the label name for the background image.
  3. Option "Active From": here you can set the time from when this image will be displayed in the background.
  4. Option "Active To": allows you set the time when this image will no longer be displayed.
  5. Option "Exclude": lets you exclude the image from the list of images.
  6. Option "Remove": here you can remove the image from the list of your background images.
  7. Option "Browse": allows you to select the image for the background.
  8. Option "Upload Files": lets you upload the selected images on the server.
  9. Option "Video Url": Here you can enter the URL of the Video. Note: you can add videos from Youtube or Vimeo.com, as well as direct links to .mp4, .webm, ogv, files.
  10. Option "Active From": here you can set the time from when this video will be displayed in the background.
  11. Option "Active To": allows you set the time when this video will no longer be displayed.
  12. Option "Exclude": lets you exclude the video from the list.
  13. Option "Remove": here you can remove the video from the list of videos.
  14. "Add Video": allows you to add the selected videos.
  15. Once you're finished managing the maintenance page - press "Save And Continue Edit" button to save your changes.
  16. Press "Preview Maintenance Page" button to preview maintenance page without enabling it


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Here's how the maintenance page will look like on your frontend.


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  1. This is how your default magento logo will look like.
  2. Here's how the heading text of the maintenance page will be displayed.
  3. This is the description section of the maintenance page.
  4. If enabled, this is how launch countdown timer will look like.


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Configuration of Coming Soon & Maintenance Page module is now completed.

Configuring Countdown Timer Formats

You can configure how the countdown timer is presented via the "Countdown Timer Format" option. The following characters may be used for this option:

  • "y" for years*
  • "o" for months*
  • "w" for weeks*
  • "d" for days*
  • "h" for hours*
  • "m" for minutes*
  • "s" for seconds.*

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