How to point your domain to a simple "Coming soon" page

In this article we describe two ways to create a simple 'Coming Soon' page for your website.

Using Edit
Using HTML Editor


Using Edit

1. Log into cPanel and navigate to File Manager menu in Files section:



2. Navigate to the root folder of your domain (by default, it is public_html for the main domain and addondomain.tld for the addon domains). Click the + File button to create a new file:



3. Type index.html in the New File Name field and click the Create new file button:



4. Select the newly created index.html file and click Edit:



 

5. Copy and paste one of the following codes:

This page is under construction. Please come back soon!


We'll be back soon!

Sorry for the inconvenience but we're performing some maintenance at the moment. If you need to you can always contact us, otherwise we'll be back online shortly!

 - The Team


6. Click Save Changes.


Using HTML Editor

1. Log into cPanel and navigate to the File Manager menu in Files section:



2. Navigate to the root folder of your domain (by default, it is public_html for the main domain and addondomain.tld for the addon domains). Click the + File button to create a new file:



3. Type index.html in the New File Name field and click Create new file button:



4. Select the newly created index.html file and click HTML Editor:



5. Click Edit:



6. You can use the following HTML Editor tools to edit the page:
  • Use templates
  • Add form, checkbox, radio button, text field, button etc
  • Format text, change styles, fonts, highlight text and change its color
  • Insert number and bullet lists
  • Add quotes
  • Insert images
  • Add hyperlinks

Here’s an example of the simple page created using HTML Editor:





For those who need to generate Coming Soon pages in WordPress on an ongoing basis, consider a dedicated plugin such as Coming Soon & Maintenance Mode. This WordPress plugin gives you all the features that you need in a coming soon page builder so that you can make your output process faster and more effective.





That's it!




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