If a page on your website doesn't load, an error message will be shown to the visitor. Since there are different errors, there are different pages which will show up, but what is common for all of them is that they are generic and almost certainly shall have nothing that is similar to the design of your site, which could be frustrating for any site visitor. That is the reason why website hosting companies have introduced a function named Custom Error Pages. For a variety of different errors, visitors shall see your custom content, which can be informative or funny, in accordance with your personal preference, and which shall match the design and style of your site, so the pages won't appear as if they aren't part of your Internet site at all. You may use this option for numerous errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Hosting

You shall be able to set up customized error pages for each of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all cloud hosting package which we offer, so as soon as you log in to the 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 appear, you can choose the sort of error page that should appear - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache server page or a personalized one. For the aforementioned option, you have to specify the URL to the page, so if you use custom pages, you should upload the files in your Internet 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 precise syntax can be found in our Knowledge Base, so you can use this feature even if you don't have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages that we provide support custom made error pages and it will not take more than a couple of mouse clicks inside your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel to use this feature. The option can be found in the Hosted Domains section of your CP where you'll have to type in the links to the custom-made files using simple drop-down menus and a time and effort saving interface. Needless to say, you should upload them inside your account before that. If you do not need to use this feature at some point, you can easily disable it just as quickly and select an Apache server page or a default page from our system to be shown if your visitors encounter an error. If you'd prefer, you can also use an .htaccess file to enable the customized error pages. The file has to have a particular line of code as well as a link for each and every error type and you may discover an example of the whole content for all four error types in our Help section.