If a page on your site doesn't load, an error message will be displayed to the website visitor. Since there are different errors, there are different pages that will display, but what's typical for all of them is that they're generic and probably shall have absolutely nothing that resembles the layout of your website, which could be irritating for any visitor. This is the reason why hosting companies have introduced a function referred to as Custom Error Pages. For a variety of different errors, site visitors shall see your customized content, which could be informative or funny, based on your personal preference, and that will match the overall design and style of your Internet site, so the pages won't appear as if they aren't part of your Internet site at all. You can use this option for many errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Website Hosting

You shall be able to set up custom made error pages for all of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all cloud website hosting package that we offer, so once you log in to your Hepsia CP and visit the Hosted Domains section, you can easily click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that"ll be displayed, you could choose the type of error page that should appear - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache web server page or a customized one. For the latter option, you must specify the URL to the page, so if you use customized pages, you should upload the files inside your website hosting account first. An alternative way is to use an .htaccess file located inside the domain or subdomain folder with a line for every error type. The correct syntax can be seen in our Knowledge Base, so you can use this feature even if you do not have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Adding your personal pages for each of the four error types to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us will be really simple and shall not take more than several clicks. When you upload the files to your account, you can navigate to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and edit the domains and subdomains listed there via an intuitive interface with drop-down navigation. You could select what page should appear for each error type. The options are a standard Apache server page or a page from our system, and tailor-made pages. If you select the abovementioned option, you need to input the link to every single page in your account, then save the change. The link or the type of page which shows up in case a user encounters an error can be modified anytime. In case you’re more experienced, you may use an .htaccess file so as to set customized error pages too, rather than using our integrated generator software instrument, and in case you pick this option, the file should be placed in the root directory of a given domain or subdomain.