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can't get past "maintenance mode"

     
1:44 am on Nov 8, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I have been working on a wordpress site using a maintenance mode to stop anyone but me seeing the site. This morning I was also getting the maintenance mode page, and I can't find a way to get into the site and am hoping that someone can tell me how to do it. The only thing that I have done recently is run CCleaner on my computer could that have removed something from my browser (Firefox 56.0.2 (64-bit))?
2:21 am on Nov 8, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Well, try Ftp'ing into the site and remove the .maintenance file. I think that's the file that puts WP into maintenance mode. That'll get it out of maintenance mode and from there you can (hopefully) log back in and return it to maintenance mode.

Good luck,
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11:35 am on Nov 8, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Thanks, that worked I'm back in business.