This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Fancy Coming Soon & Maintenance Mode


Fancy Coming soon is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to create coming soon page qucikly via Live Customizer.

Easily work on your site while the plugin takes care of collecting your vistiors’ email.


  • Beautiful Design
  • Works with all WordPress themes
  • MailChimp Integration
  • Quick and super easy to setup
  • Social media buttons (Facebook, Twitter, and email)
  • and more

This plugin is currenlty maintained and supported by WPKube and works with all the popular free themes. If you are looking to switch your current hosting provider, here’s a quick guide on Best WordPress Hosting (based on real research).


Design by Jason Schuller and Code by WPKube.


  • Screenshots are located under /assets/screenshots/


  1. The plugin will automatically display the coming soon banner
  2. All of the options for the plugin are located under Apperance > Customize > Fancy Coming Soon Settings
  3. Your mailchimp Signup URL can be found by following these directions:


  1. To disable your coming soon banner, navigation to Plugins and de-activate your Fancy Coming Soon Plugin for WordPress. This will disable the banner.
  2. You can disable the theme options previewer under Apperance > Customize > Fancy Coming Soon Settings > General > Preview Coming Soon Page?


October 11, 2020 1 reply
It’s easy to use but wish it wouldn’t refresh so often, difficult to make changes. Another drawback the social media options are not up to date.
November 18, 2018
Unable to get the plugin to take over the site and display a launch page. The success of squarespace is inversely proportionate to the insane hassle it is to create a simple splash page with wordpress, it’s themes or plugins.
June 8, 2017
First of all the plugin does what it should do, BUT: – If the plugin is active you are unable to edit the main website using the Customizer, because it redirects you to the coming soon site. This breaks the whole usage of the plugin, because i want to work on the main site while i’m using the coming soon plugin. – The plugin content depends on the theme which is active. If you modify your coming soon page and then change the active theme, all changes on the coming soon page are gone. Please fix these problems. For the first one try NOT to overwrite the Customizer. For the second one please add an option to specify which coming soon page is shown independent of the active theme.
June 6, 2017
Mailchimp “integration” incomprehensible. You have to climb into the MC code and cut and paste OUT a code snippet. Tried several variants, none worked. Who has time for this? Skip this. It’s free and you get what you paid for.
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Contributors & Developers

“Fancy Coming Soon & Maintenance Mode” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Options to add custom HTML code before and before tags.
  • Option to force logo image to be loaded over HTTPS
  • Fixed alt tag on logo image


  • Instagram and Whatsapp added to the social elements
  • Social elements no longer required


  • WordPress 5.4 compatibility bump


  • WordPress 5.x compatibility
  • Added settings link in the listing on WP admin > Plugins
  • Fixed issue with subscribers ( regular users ) seeing the website instead of the coming soon page
  • Option to switch text to dark colors ( when background is light )
  • The settings are now stored in options instead of theme_mod, because theme_mod is based on the active theme, if theme is changed settings go back to defaults
  • Added a note for the administrator ( when in Customizer ) saying that they are seeing the coming soon page so they can make adjustments to it and that they can disable it in the General settings
  • Added a message in the WP admin after plugin activation saying that if caching plugin is used the cache should be cleared
  • Switched icons to FontAwesome
  • General code cleanup and improvements


Add Option to remove text in logo
Added a custom link in Appearance section


MailChimp Signup form


Bug-Fix for MailChimp Sign up form URL Added link to options under Appearance > Coming Soon Settings Updated File: /inc/templates/fancy-customizer.php


Initial Commit