If you have browsed loads of Internet sites, you've probably stumbled upon some error message every now and then. An error could occur if the web server can't process a request (Error 400), if you need to log in to see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you aren't allowed to access a page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that is not on the web server (Error 404). Receiving this type of messages may often be frustrating because the pages have nothing in common with the actual website. That’s why some website hosting providers permit you to use your own error pages which will match the style of your own Internet site and that can have any content which you'd like - info why the error has taken place, a suggestion how to handle it or even some humorous remark. Such a function shall help you keep the visitor on the website no matter the error and the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Website Hosting

You can set up custom error pages for any of your Internet sites effortlessly if you use any of our Linux shared website hosting. This could be done through the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts and once you go there, you'll be able to set your personalized pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You have to upload the files to your account in advance and input the links to them through the process. This function can be de-activated at any time and the options you'll be able to choose from are a conventional page from our system or a default Apache web server page. Tailor-made error pages may be set with an .htaccess file too. The file should be put in the domain or subdomain folder and it should incorporate some system code and links to the pages. If you aren't tech-savvy, you may copy the whole content necessary for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

All Linux semi-dedicated plans that we offer support custom made error pages and it shall not take more than several mouse clicks inside your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel to use this function. The option is available in the Hosted Domains section of your CP in which you will need to enter the links to the custom-made files using basic drop-down menus and an easy to work with interface. Needless to say, you have to upload them to your account before that. If you don't need to use this feature at some point, you can deactivate it just as quickly and pick an Apache server page or a default page from our system to be shown when your visitors encounter an error. If you'd prefer, you could also use an .htaccess file to activate the custom made error pages. The file has to have a specific line of code plus a link for each and every error type and you may discover an example of the whole content for all four error types in our Help section.