If you have looked at many websites, you've probably encountered some error message once in a while. An error may take place if the website hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you must log in to see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you aren't able to access a page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which isn't on the web server (Error 404). Getting such messages can often be annoying because the pages have nothing in common with the actual site. That’s why some website hosting companies permit you to apply your own error pages which will match the layout of your own website and which can have any content that you would like - info why the error has taken place, a suggestion how to handle it or even some witty remark. Such a function can help you keep the visitor on the website irrespective of the error and the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Hosting

You can set up custom error pages for all of your Internet sites easily when you use any of our Linux shared services. This can easily be done via the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts as soon as you go there, you could set your customized pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You should upload the files to your account in advance and input the links to them through the process. This function could be de-activated anytime and the options you shall be able to to select from are a conventional page from our system or a default Apache server page. Customized error pages can be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be placed in the domain or subdomain folder and it should contain some system code and links to the pages. If you're not tech-savvy, you may copy the whole content required for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Incorporating your own pages for each of the four error types to any Internet site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us will be really simple and will not take more than a couple of clicks. As soon as you upload the files inside your account, you could navigate to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and edit the domains and subdomains listed there via an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You could pick what page should show up for every single error type. Your options are a default Apache web server page or a page from our system, and custom pages. If you choose the last option, you need to type the link to every single page in your account, then save the change. The link or the type of page that shows up when a user encounters an error can be changed at any time. In case you’re more experienced, you may use an .htaccess file to be able to set in-house made error pages as well, rather than using our integrated generator tool, and in case you choose this option, the file needs to be located in the root directory of a specific domain or subdomain.