Custom Error Pages
Take a plunge into website error pages. Discover when they appear and why you should make your own custom error pages.
If you have browsed a lot of websites, you have probably stumbled upon some error message from time to time. An error may take place in case the hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you must log in in order to see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you are not allowed to access a page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file which is not on the hosting server (Error 404). Receiving such messages could sometimes be irritating since the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual Internet site. That’s why some hosting providers permit you to use your own error pages that'll match the style of your own site and that can have any content which you want - info why the error has occurred, a suggestion what you can do or even some witty comment. This type of function can help you keep the visitor on the site whatever the error and the reason for it.
Custom Error Pages in Hosting
You will be able to set up customized error pages for any of your websites effortlessly if you use any of our Linux hosting
. This could be done from the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts as soon as you go there, you can set your custom pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You need to upload the files to your account before you start and input the links to them through the process. This function could be de-activated at any time and the options you shall be able to to select from are a conventional page from our system or a default Apache server page. Personalized error pages may be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put into the domain or subdomain folder and it should incorporate some system code and links to the pages. If you're not tech-savvy, you may copy the entire content you'll need for the file from our Help section.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server
account with us, you'll be able to set personalized error pages for each of them effortlessly via our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only a couple of clicks in the Hosted Domains section, you could change the default setting from a system page to a custom one for any of the 4 error types. All you should do is supply a link to every single file that you've uploaded before that and then save the change. If necessary, you shall be able to revert this change whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you would like, you could use an .htaccess file too. It must be created/uploaded inside the domain or subdomain folder related to the internet site whose error pages you would want to modify and the content for this type of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.