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Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance Check back in a minute




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In this post we will see how we can get rid of error “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance Check back in a minute” in WordPress. If you are working with WordPress or if your blog or website is in WordPress, you may face this issue whenever you are updating any plugins or updating the WordPress core.But sometime what happens is, even if the update process is finished, your site will be under maintenance mode. Here I am going to share you a quick fix that you can do when you are facing this issue. I hope you will like this.

Background

I always used to update my WordPress core and the plugins when ever there is an update. So I faced this issue “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance Check back in a minute” so many times. So thought of sharing you a quick for the same.

Briefly Unavailable Error

Briefly Unavailable Error

Steps to remove the error Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance Check back in a minute

Step 1: Go to your file explorer

File Explorer

File Explorer

Step 2: Go to your ftp folder

You can either go to your ftp folder via file explorer or using ftp clients like FileZilla.

Ftp Folder

Ftp Folder

Step 3: Find the .maintenance file and delete

Check for .maintenance file in the root folder and delete that.

Maintenence File

Maintenence File

Now if you refresh your WordPress site, it will be running fine. Hope it helps.

Conclusion

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