If a page on your site does not load, an error message will be displayed to the site visitor. As there are different errors, there are different pages which will appear, but what is common for all of them is that they're generic and most likely shall have absolutely nothing that is similar to the layout of your Internet site, which could be irritating for any website visitor. This is the primary reason why hosting companies have introduced a feature known as Custom Error Pages. For a number of different errors, site visitors will see your customized content, which could be informative or funny, based on your preference, and that will match the design of your Internet site, so the pages won't seem like they're not part of your site at all. You can use this option for a number of errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).
Custom Error Pages in Shared Web Hosting
You'll be able to set up personalized error pages for any of your Internet sites without difficulty if you use any of our Linux shared web hosting
. This can be done through the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and once you go there, you can set your custom pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You must upload the files to your account before you start and enter the links to them during the process. This function may be de-activated anytime and the options you will be able to pick from are a conventional page from our system or a default Apache server page. Customized error pages may be set with an .htaccess file too. The file should be placed in the domain or subdomain folder and it must include some system code and links to the pages. If you're not tech-savvy, you may copy the whole content you'll need for the file from our Help section.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Including your own pages for any of the four error types to any website hosted inside a semi-dedicated server
account with us will be really uncomplicated and shall not take more than several clicks. As soon as you upload the files in your account, you could navigate to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and edit any of the domains and subdomains listed there through an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You can select what page should show up for each error type. Your choices are a standard Apache web server page or a page from our system, and personalized pages. If you select the last option, you have to input the link to each page inside your account, then save the change. The link or the kind of page which shows up in case a user encounters an error can be changed at any time. If you're more experienced, you can use an .htaccess file so as to set personalized error pages as well, as opposed to using our integrated generator software instrument, and should you choose this option, the file needs to be placed in the root directory of a specific domain or subdomain.