Sometimes it may be necessary to put your store into "Maintenance Mode" or in an "Under Construction" state.
While AmeriCommerceAmeriCommerce Online Stores does not have this functionality built in as a standard feature, it is easy to accomplish this with our powerful theme system.
One of the default themes available is called "UnderConstruction".
This theme displays a maintenance message on every page of your site.
To add this theme, go to Themes > New.
Next, navigate through the great selection of downloadable themes until you see the theme UnderConstruction and click that theme.
Now click on the Install button. The UnderConstruction will begin installation. This could take a few seconds, the new theme has to download.
The final step is to select the UnderConstruction theme and activate it.
Now, when a visitor comes to your site they will see the following:
If you wish to change the message displayed on the front end, go to the Header > HTML Editor page and modify the contents.