Whenever a page on your site doesn't load, an error message will be displayed to the website visitor. As there are different errors, there are different pages that'll appear, but what is standard for all of them is that they're generic and most likely shall have nothing in common with the layout of your site, which can be annoying for any visitor. This is the reason why hosting providers have introduced a feature known as Custom Error Pages. For a variety of different errors, site visitors shall see your custom content, which may be informative or amusing, depending on your choice, and which will match the overall design and style of your Internet site, so the pages won't look like they aren't part of your Internet site at all. You can 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 Web Hosting

If you acquire a Linux cloud web hosting from us, you shall be able to set custom made error pages for your sites easily, since this function is a part of all our packages. After you have created the files and uploaded them to your website hosting account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and click on the Edit button for the specific domain or subdomain. Inside the pop-up that will be displayed, you will see drop-down menus for all four sorts of errors and for each one of them you can select an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a personalized page. If you choose the third option, you should simply enter the URL to the file that you've uploaded and save the change. One other way to set customized error pages is to create an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder and to include a couple of lines of program code in it. In case you don't have preceding experience or if you are just not sure how to do this, you may just copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that topic.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting support personalized error pages, thus you'll be able to use this feature for every single domain or subdomain hosted inside your account. All it will take to do this is to go to the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click the Edit button associated with the specific domain/subdomain and then to type in the link to the custom-made file. You could do this independently for each and every error type. You'll be able to switch back to a generic error page whenever you want if needed and the change will take effect at once. A different way to achieve the exact same result is to set an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder related to the website that you want to modify and to input several lines of program code inside it. If you'd like to try this method, you could copy and paste the necessary code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, therefore you shall not need any programming skills or prior experience.