Bought after October 2015
From your Online Shop control panel, select the Settings tab from the top of the page, and then select the General tab.
At the top of the General section you will see another range of tabs. Select Store profile, and then you will see the store open/close options. If you store is open, click on the Close store for maintenance option. Your store will now close.
To reopen your store, follow the above steps, but then click on the Open the Store button.
Bought before October 2015
Log into your 123-reg Online Shop package.
Select the Settings option from the menu bar, then select General Settings from the dropdown.
Click the status link underneath the General tab.
Finally click Open or Close and required.
On this page you can also leave a message for your customer to see when the shop is closed, and even add a translation for customers using other languages. You can also choose to allow Service Access, for support staff, should you ever need to give access for an issue to be fixed.