In our “Close Magento store for maintenance” blog post, we described how to close a store for maintenance and what restrictions we have for the maintenance mode in Magento 1. Fortunately or vice versa, time goes fast, and things change. Magento application also changes and gets more agile to business needs.
Today we already have Magento 2 and would like to discuss the opportunities that Magento Open Source and Adobe Commerce offer for website owners (merchants) regarding maintenance mode features. Also, we will overview their advantages and disadvantages and applicable cases of each solution. So, let’s get started.