How to fix briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance error

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In this tutorial i will let your know the very simple and easy steps to fix briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance error in your WordPress websites.

Usually this happen when you are updating your website using admin panel OR you are installing new plugin via admin panel, but during updation or installation your internet connection have broken.

Fix Using FTP ( Filezilla )

You can fix this issue by using ftp (filezilla) client. Login in your FTP account and go to root directory of your website. Find the “.maintenance” file, If you have not find this file, then go to Server option in menu bar and click on Force Showing hidden files option.

Now you will see the “.maintenance” file. Select that file and delete, now you have done!


After followed above steps you will have been fixed this issue “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute”. Do you like & share this article with your friends, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more cool WordPress tutorials.

Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of and also a professional developer and a blogger by hobby.

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