While you are working on your site, you may wish to add an unobtrusive notice stating that the site is a work in progress.
To do so, you can add a simple “shortcode” to any page on your site — we recommend placing your notice on the homepage (About). Type in the following code. You can customize the message you wish to display by replacing the “Please note: this site is a work in progress”:
The notice/alert will look like:
Important Note: Be sure to preserve the brackets, which are known as “shortcodes.” Without this formatting, the alert will not appear correctly. Customize only the text that appears between the bracketed codes.