When a page on your website does not load, an error message will be displayed to the 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 probably shall have practically nothing in common with the layout of your site, which may be frustrating for any website visitor. That is the primary reason why website hosting service providers have introduced a feature named Custom Error Pages. For a number of different errors, website visitors will see your custom content, which could be informative or humorous, in accordance with your taste, and which shall match the overall design of your site, so the pages will not look like they aren't part of your Internet site at all. You can use this option for numerous errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).
Custom Error Pages in Cloud Website Hosting
You can set up custom made error pages for each of your sites with ease if you use any of our cloud website hosting plans. This can easily be done via the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia Control Panel, offered with all accounts and when you go there, you can set your personalized pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You need to upload the files to your account beforehand and input the links to them through the process. This feature may be de-activated at any time and the options you'll be able to pick from are a standard page from our system or a default Apache server page. Custom made error pages could be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put into the domain or subdomain folder and it must include some system code and links to the pages. If you are not tech-savvy, you may copy the entire content necessary for the file from our Help section.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account from us, you can set personalized error pages for each of them effortlessly through our custom Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With just several mouse clicks inside the Hosted Domains section, you'll be able to edit the default setting from a system page to a customized one for each of the four error types. All you have to 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 change at any time and in exactly the same way. If you wish, you could use an .htaccess file as well. It has to be created/uploaded inside the domain or subdomain folder belonging to the site whose error pages you intend to alter and the content for this kind of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.