Domain parking or coming soon pages can come in handy in two cases. One is when you bought a domain but you are still developing the site and second case is when you are doing some maintenance work or design changes to your site or blog.
It’s important to inform potential interested or loyal visitors when your site will be up and running. A personalized coming soon page typically has the option for the visitor to sign up for email updates, subscribe to RSS, connect with you on social media networks.
Here are listed three html templates and nine themes and plugins for wordpress, to personalize your landing pages.
Learn how to create your own coming soon page with CSS, HTML and a Aweber signup form!
This is a simple one page “Under Construction” template that allows you to keep your users informed,while you work at your website. Delivered with source .PSD file.
Almost every web project needs a “launch page (under construction page)” or a page to show when the website is under maintenance.
Rather than creating a new one from scratch for every project, here is a free launch page with an Ajax newsletter.
Ready2Launch can be used as WordPress theme, with admin options page for customization, or as simple HTML/CSS page (No PHP/MySQL needed). Includes 6 themes and notes on customization.
Custom Coming Soon Pages WordPress Plugin will enable you to perform upgrades, fix nasty bugs or preview jazzy enhancements to your design live on your WordPress based website or blog without letting your users and normal visitors see crappy error messages or changes to the design until you really want them to.
Tempskin is a placeholder wordpress theme to use while your site is getting ready on the domain.
This is very simple WP Theme for your upcoming projects so you just need to install it, and configure it appropriately (very easy to do). When your project is ready you will only need to switch to your final Theme and start blogging.
Perfect for when your site is being built or down for maintenance. Add up to 16 social media links and control the look from a custom settings page.
Ice Breaker is a free domain parking theme for WordPress with four different color schemes, and easy customization through custom widgets and a theme options page. With this theme, along with WordPress and a FeedBurner account, you can have an attractive landing page to collect subscribers and Twitter followers while you get your blog set up.
Just install WordPress, sign up for FeedBurner with email subscriptions (see instructions) and you’re set! You get a professionally designed domain parking page—for free—that serves up an RSS feed link and a form for email updates.
UnderCon is a free, simple theme with a single purpose: to provide an attractive, customizable domain parking theme for WordPress users. The title, description, and logo are all customizable from within WordPress, so there’s no back-end work to do.
The theme displays a friendly holding page to let visitors know that you’re busy getting dressed up. It also gives them the chance to subscribe to your feed before you’ve launched.