What’s the problem?
- An automatic WordPress upgrade has just finished.
- Your site shows an error message telling you that your WordPress is “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance.
How to fix the briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance message
To remove this message, you need to delete the .maintenance file using the following instructions:
How Can You Use This Information?
Following the steps above, you should successfully be able to remove the briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance error from your site.
However, as the .maintenance file is a sign of a corrupted or failed upgrade, we recommend that you run the WordPress automatic upgrade once again. If you are unsure how to do this and would like us to do it on your behalf, you can request our service, and a developer will get to work on your site.
If you have also tried other steps that solved this issue, please let us know about them in the comments below.