If you have browsed a lot of Internet sites, you have probably stumbled upon some error message from time to time. An error could take place when the hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you need to log in in order to see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you are not permitted to access some webpage (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that is not on the hosting server (Error 404). Encountering such messages could sometimes be frustrating as the pages have nothing in common with the actual site. That’s why some website hosting companies allow you to use your own error pages that will match the design of your own site and which may have any content that you'd like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to proceed or even some humorous remark. This kind of function shall help you keep the visitor on the website no matter the error or the reason for it.
Custom Error Pages in Cloud Web Hosting
You can set up personalized error pages for all of your sites with ease if you use any of our Linux cloud web hosting packages. This can easily be done using the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts and when you go there, you could set your custom made pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You must upload the files to your account before you start and input the links to them during the process. This function could be de-activated at any time and the options you'll be able to select from are a conventional page from our system or a default Apache web server page. Custom made error pages may be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put into the domain or subdomain folder and it should include some system code and links to the pages. If you aren't tech-savvy, you may copy the entire content you'll need for the file from our Help section.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you host your web sites in a semi-dedicated server account with us, you can set tailor-made error pages for any of them effortlessly using our in-house created Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only a few clicks in the Hosted Domains section, you are able to change the default setting from a system page to a custom made one for any of the four error types. All you have to do is supply a link to every file that you've uploaded before that and then save the change. If required, you shall be able to revert this customization anytime and in exactly the same way. If you want, you can use an .htaccess file too. It must be created/uploaded inside the domain or subdomain folder linked to the website whose error pages you would want to alter and the content for this type of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.