Each time a page on your Internet site does not load, an error message will be displayed to the site visitor. Because there are different errors, there are different pages which will display, but what is standard for all of them is that they are generic and most likely shall have practically nothing in common with the design of your Internet site, which can be aggravating for any visitor. This is the reason why website hosting service providers have introduced a feature referred to as Custom Error Pages. For a number of different errors, site visitors will see your unique content, which could be informative or humorous, in accordance with your choice, and which shall match the style and design of your website, so the pages will not appear as if they are not part of your Internet site at all. You may use this option for a variety of errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).

Custom Error Pages in Website Hosting

You shall be able to set up personalized error pages for each of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all website hosting package that we offer, so when 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 which will show up, you could select the type of error page which should appear - a default one from our system, a standard Apache web server page or a customized one. For the aforementioned alternative, you'll have to assign the URL to the page, so if you use customized pages, you have to upload the files in your website hosting account first. An alternative way is to use an .htaccess file located in the domain or subdomain folder with a line for each error type. The precise syntax can be located in our Knowledge Base, so that you can use this function even if you don't have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you can set customized error pages for each of them easily via our custom Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With just several clicks in the Hosted Domains section, you can edit the default setting from a system page to a tailor-made one for each of the 4 error types. All you should do is supply a link to each and every file which you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If required, you will be able to revert this customization whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you would like, you can use an .htaccess file as well. It must be created/uploaded in the domain or subdomain folder associated with the website whose error pages you intend to alter and the content for this sort of file can be found in our Help article for this matter.