Whenever a page on your site doesn't load, an error message will be shown to the website visitor. Since there are different errors, there are different pages that will show up, but what is common for all of them is that they are generic and most likely will have absolutely nothing that resembles the design of your website, which can be aggravating for any visitor. This is the main reason why web hosting providers have introduced a feature called Custom Error Pages. For a number of different errors, visitors shall see your unique content, which may be informative or funny, based on your personal preference, and that will match the overall layout of your Internet site, so the pages won't appear as if they're not 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 Cloud Hosting

When you order a Linux cloud hosting from our company, you'll be able to set personalized error pages for your Internet sites fast and easy, as this function is part of all our plans. After 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. In the pop-up that will appear, you'll see drop-down options menus for all four kinds of errors and for each of them you may pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a customized page. Should you select the 3rd option, you should only enter the URL to the file that you have uploaded and save the change. One other way to set personalized error pages is to create an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder and to include a few lines of program code in it. If you don't have prior experience or if you are just uncertain how to do that, you may just copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that topic.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account from us, you may set custom error pages for any of them with ease through our in-house developed Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only a few clicks inside the Hosted Domains section, you are able to edit the default setting from a system page to a personalized one for each of the four error types. All you need to do is supply a link to every single file you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If needed, you'll be able to revert this change at any time and in exactly the same way. If you prefer, you could use an .htaccess file as well. It must be created/uploaded inside the domain or subdomain folder associated with the internet site whose error pages you would want to alter and the content for this kind of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.