Each time a page on your Internet site doesn't load, an error message shall be shown to the site visitor. As there are different errors, there are different pages that will show up, but what's typical for all of them is that they're generic and in all probability shall have practically nothing that resembles the design of your site, which could be aggravating for any site visitor. This is the main reason why website hosting service providers have introduced a function known as Custom Error Pages. For a wide variety of different errors, site visitors shall see your custom made content, which could be informative or humorous, depending on your taste, and which shall match the layout of your site, so the pages won't seem like they aren't part of your Internet site at all. You could use this option for many errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).

Custom Error Pages in Shared Hosting

You can set up personalized error pages for any of your websites easily if you use any of our shared plans. This could be done through the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts and when you go there, you could set your customized pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You have to upload the files to your account ahead of time and input the links to them during the process. This function may be de-activated anytime and the options you shall be able to to choose from are a generic page from our system or a default Apache web server page. Tailor-made error pages may be set with an .htaccess file too. The file should be put into the domain or subdomain folder and it must 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 Servers

Adding your pages for each of the 4 error types to any web site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us shall be very easy and won't take more than a couple of clicks. As soon as you upload the files to your account, you can go 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 may pick what page should display for each and every error type. The choices are a standard Apache server page or a page from our system, and customized pages. Should you select the abovementioned option, you must enter the link to every single page in your account, then save the change. The link or the kind of page which shows up if a user encounters an error can be changed at any time. If you are more experienced, you can use an .htaccess file in order to set customized error pages too, rather than using our integrated generator instrument, and should you pick this option, the file needs to be located in the root directory of a given domain or subdomain.