Whenever 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's standard for all of them is that they're generic and in all probability will have absolutely nothing that is similar to the design of your website, which can be frustrating for any site visitor. This is the main reason why hosting service providers have introduced a function referred to as Custom Error Pages. For a range of different errors, website visitors will see your unique content, which can be informative or humorous, depending on your choice, and that will match the style and design of your website, so the pages shall not appear as if they are not part of your 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 Website Hosting

You'll be able to set up personalized error pages for each of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all cloud website hosting package that we provide, so when you log in to your Hepsia Control Panel and go to the Hosted Domains section, you can easily click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that will appear, you can pick the type of error page which should appear - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache web server page or a custom one. For the latter alternative, you will need to assign the URL to the page, so when you use custom made pages, you must upload the files in your Internet hosting account first. Another way is to use an .htaccess file placed 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

All semi-dedicated hosting which we supply support custom error pages and it shall not take more than a couple of clicks inside your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel to use this feature. The option is included in the Hosted Domains section of your CP in which you'll have to enter the links to the custom-made files via basic drop-down menus and an easy to work with interface. Needless to say, you need to upload them in your account before that. In case you do not want to employ this feature at some point, you can easily deactivate it just as fast and select an Apache server page or a default page from our system to be shown whenever your visitors encounter an error. If you prefer, you may also use an .htaccess file to activate the customized error pages. The file has to contain a specific line of code plus a link for each error type and you can discover an example of the whole content for all four error types in our Help section.