Is there a way to put website in "vacation mode"?

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I tried searching for this but wasn't quite sure how to word it.  I'm needing to sort of temporarily disable my website, or more precisely, put it in "vacation mode", so that people can still get to the home page where I'll put an "On Vacation" message but all the other pages are inaccessible from any source (outside links to my site, etc).  The only thing I can think of is to hide the other pages off the menu and make them all password protected.  I was wondering if there is a more "official" way of doing this?  Thanks.
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Hello,

Removing the pages from the menu and adding a password is one option you can use to disable your site temporarily.  Another option is to unpublish your current site, and create a new site with only an index page with your temporary content.  You can assign your domain to the temporary site, then move it back to your standard site and republish when you are ready to be online again.

To create a new website, there are two options available to you: Option 1: On the My Yola dashboard, click the "Create New Site" link at the bottom of the page.

Option 2: In the Sitebuilder, go to the Site tab. Click the green "+" (located next to the pencil) and follow the steps to create a new website.

You can easily assign (publish) a domain to a different site by accessing the Advanced Domain Settings. For more information, take a look at the steps on this link.

You can also unpublish your site by following these steps.

I hope that helps!
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I like having alternatives and this sounds like a good one.  Thanks for the info!