When a page on your Internet site doesn't load, an error message will be displayed to the website visitor. Since there are different errors, there are different pages which will display, but what is typical for all of them is that they're generic and most likely shall have practically nothing in common with the layout of your website, which may be irritating for any site visitor. This is the main reason why website hosting companies have introduced a function called Custom Error Pages. For a number of different errors, visitors will see your custom made content, which can be informative or humorous, depending on your taste, and which will match the overall design and style of your Internet site, so the pages will not seem like they aren't part of your Internet site at all. You could 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 Website Hosting

If you purchase a cloud website hosting service from us, you will be able to set customized error pages for your Internet sites fast and easy, as this feature is part of all our plans. Once you've created the files and uploaded them to your web hosting account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and click on the Edit button for the particular domain or subdomain. Inside the pop-up which will be displayed, you will see drop-down menus for all 4 sorts of errors and for each one of them you can pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a customized page. Should you select the 3rd option, you should simply type the URL to the file which you have uploaded and save the change. A different way to set custom made error pages is to set up an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder and to include a few lines of code in it. If you don't have prior experience or if you're simply uncertain how to do that, you can simply copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that subject.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you could set personalized error pages for each of them easily using our in-house made Hepsia hosting CP. With just a few mouse clicks in the Hosted Domains section, you could edit the default setting from a system page to a customized one for each of the four error types. All you should do is provide a link to each and every file you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If needed, you shall be able to revert this modification whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you prefer, you may use an .htaccess file too. It must be created/uploaded within the domain or subdomain folder linked to the internet site whose error pages you intend to alter and the content for this type of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.