If a page on your Internet site doesn't load, an error message will be displayed to the site visitor. Because there are different errors, there are different pages that will show up, but what is typical for all of them is that they're generic and in all probability shall have absolutely nothing that resembles the design of your website, which may be frustrating for any site visitor. This is the main reason why hosting companies have introduced a feature called Custom Error Pages. For a number of different errors, site visitors shall see your unique content, which could be informative or witty, based on your personal preference, and that will match the overall layout of your website, so the pages will not look like they are not part of your site at all. You may use this option for a variety of errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Web Hosting

You shall be able to set up customized error pages for any of your domains or subdomains. The function is supported by all cloud web hosting package which we provide, so as soon as you log in to the Hepsia Control Panel and go to the Hosted Domains section, you can easily click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that will be displayed, you may choose the kind of error page which should show up - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache web server page or a personalized one. For the aforementioned option, you have to assign the URL to the page, so when you use custom pages, you should upload the files in your hosting account first. One other way is to use an .htaccess file positioned inside the domain or subdomain folder with a line for each error type. The precise syntax can be found in our Knowledge Base, so you can use this function even if you don't have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your web sites in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you may set customized error pages for any of them effortlessly through our custom Hepsia hosting CP. With a few clicks inside the Hosted Domains section, you are able to modify the default setting from a system page to a personalized one for each of the 4 error types. All you should do is supply a link to each and every file that you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If required, you will be able to revert this customization whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you would like, you may use an .htaccess file too. It should be created/uploaded within the domain or subdomain folder linked to the website whose error pages you want to alter and the content for this kind of file can be found in our Help article for this matter.