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Also, if you have no or limited resources with which to handle off-hours system issues (errors, intrusions, etc), unplugging the site can be one form of KISS. (Assuming you know your audience will not migrate away or vote you out of office, etc.)

If you (effectively) subdivide your content pages from your processing pages (on a separate system), you can simply take the latter down.

It may not be ideal for today's idea of a 24/7 world. But if you're small, geographically local, and want your staff to have sane lives, it's possibly one approach to consider.

(And there are currently arguments circulating for reinserting some sanity and balance into the way we live our lives and jobs.)

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