Remove Site Offline Notification of IPS 4.4.X

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here you can replace the start topic in side the index

go to your theme go all the way down to forums index and what you are going to do is replace

<a class="ipsButton ipsButton_medium ipsButton_important" href="{url="app=forums&module=forums&controller=forums&do=add" seoTemplate="topic_non_forum_add_button"}" data-ipsDialog data-ipsDialog-size='narrow' data-ipsDialog-title='{lang="select_forum"}'>{lang="start_new_topic"}</a>

with this

<a class="ipsButton ipsButton_negative ipsButton_verySmall ipsButton_narrow"href='#dialogContent' data-ipsDialog data-ipsDialog-content='#dialogContent' data-ipsTooltip title='Read Topics Or Post'> <i class = "fa "aria-hidden =" true "> </i> Gaming For You </a>
<div id = "dialogContent" class = 'ipsHide'>
<div class = "ADS_blockContent">
 <h2> Gaming Forums Rules </h2>
<p class = "desc">Welcome Our primary Goal is to provide the best discussion community <br>
        You Must Read The Rules Be For You Post Any Topics. </p>
<h3> Basic Rules </h3>
 <a href="https://url/forum/announcements-2/" data-ipsdialog="" data-ipsdialog-title="Add a note" class="ipsPos_right ipsButton ipsButton_light ipsButton_verySmall ipsButton_narrow">
        <i class = "fas fa-mail-bulk"> </i> Go to the information topic </a>
<div class = "ipsGrid ipsGrid_collapsePhone ipsPad">
<div class = "ipsGrid_span7">
<ul class = "ADS_list">
    <li> No Bullying, Harrassment or Discrimination </li>
<li> No Illegal Content - This is not a site for finding out how to hack the Vita (or any platform) nor discuss Piracy </li>
No Adult Content - No nudity, or anything unsuitable for younger eyes is to be posted here, whether it be in your post, avatar or signature. </li>
<li> No Trolling - Nobody likes a troll. We consider any attempts to irritate other members, derail topics or just generally being a nuisance</li>
<li> No Spam - The very nature of the forum means that it will be necessary to post links to over websites,</li>
<li>No Over-Sized Signatures - Speaking of signatures, over-sized signatures are akin to spam </li>
<div class = "ipsGrid_span5">
<ul class = "ADS_list">
  <li> Double Posting - A double (or multiple) post occurs when the same user posts in a topic before another users responds.</li>
<li> No Spoilers - Nobody likes to have story lines or events in games/films/books ruined unexpectedly. Please use spoiler tags in your post</li>
<li>General Discussion - This website is primarily intended as a 7 Deadly Sins Gaming, but other discussion is encouraged and permitted too. </li>
<li> More Ruls </li>
<li> More Rules</li>
  <li>More Rules </li>

<hr class = "ipsHr">
  </div> </div>	

add to the custom css

.ADS_blockContent {
background-image: url(Link to background image) !important;
    -webkit-background-size: 100% 100%;
    -moz-background-size: 100% 100%;
    min-height: 400px;
    max-height: 700px;
    width: auto;
    box-shadow: 0px 0px 10px 0px #3a3a547a;
    border: 3px solid #262735;
    padding-left: 12px;
    padding-right: 12px;
.ADS_headline {
    position: relative;
    font-size: 25px;
    font-weight: 400;
    color: #3399cc;
    margin: 10px 0;
.ADS_list {
    list-style: none;
    font-size: 15px;
    letter-spacing: -0.03rem;
    padding: 0;
.ADS_list li {
    padding-left: 30px;
    margin-bottom: 10px;
    line-height: 1.3;
.ADS_list li:before {
    -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 0px 0px 2px #3399cc;
    box-shadow: 0px 0px 0px 2px #3399cc;
    content: '\f00c';
    font-family: 'FontAwesome';
    text-align: center;
    display: block;
    float: left;
    width: 15px;
    height: 15px;
    line-height: 15px;
    border-radius: 15px;
    color: #3399cc;
    font-size: 11px;
    margin-left: -25px;
    vertical-align: middle;

and than it will look like this you can add your own back round image

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