Whenever a page on your Internet site does not load, an error message will be shown to the visitor. Because there are different errors, there are different pages that'll show up, but what's standard for all of them is that they are generic and in all probability shall have absolutely nothing that resembles the design of your site, which can be frustrating for any visitor. This is the primary reason why web hosting service providers have introduced a feature named Custom Error Pages. For a range of different errors, site visitors shall see your unique content, which can be informative or witty, in accordance with your preference, and which shall match the design and style of your website, so the pages won't look like they're not part of your site at all. You can use this option for a number of errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).
Custom Error Pages in Hosting
You will be able to set up custom error pages for all of your websites without difficulty if you use any of our hosting. This could be done via the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts and when you go there, you can set your custom pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You must upload the files to your account beforehand and input the links to them during the process. This feature could be de-activated whenever you want and the options you shall be able to to pick from are a generic page from our system or a default Apache server page. Custom made error pages could be set with an .htaccess file too. The file should be placed in the domain or subdomain folder and it should contain some system code and links to the pages. If you are 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 Servers
Incorporating your personal pages for each of the 4 error types to any website hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us shall be very basic and will not take more than a couple of clicks. Once you upload the files to your account, you could navigate to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and edit any of the domains and subdomains listed there via an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You can pick what page should appear for each error type. Your options are a standard Apache web server page or a page from our system, and personalized pages. In case you select the last option, you will need to type in the link to each and every page inside your account, then save the change. The link or the type of page that appears when a user encounters an error can be changed at any time. If you are more experienced, you may use an .htaccess file in order to set in-house made error pages as well, as an alternative to using our integrated generator software instrument, and should you select this option, the file needs to be placed in the root directory of a given domain or subdomain.