If you have looked at loads of sites, you've probably stumbled upon some error message every now and then. An error can occur if the web server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you have to log in in order to see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you aren't able to access some page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which is not on the web server (Error 404). Receiving such messages could sometimes be annoying as the pages have nothing in common with the actual website. That’s why some web hosting companies allow you to use your own error pages which will match the layout of your own website and that may have any content which you would like - info why the error has occurred, a suggestion how to handle it or even some funny remark. This type of function shall help you keep the visitor on the website irrespective of the error and the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Web Hosting

The customized error pages feature is offered with every cloud web hosting package deal which we offer and you'll be able to substitute the generic pages with your own with no more than just a few mouse clicks inside your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. You shall need to create the actual files and to upload them to your account, then to set them for a particular domain or subdomain via the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP. You may do this for each and every Internet site hosted in the account independently, so that each group of personalized pages will have the very same design and style as the Internet site it is part of. When necessary, you can always go back to a default page from our system or to a default Apache server page. An alternate way to set custom made error pages is to create an .htaccess file inside the domain/subdomain root folder and to include a few lines in it. If you have never done this before, you may simply copy the required program code from our Help article on this subject.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our semi-dedicated hosting support custom made error pages, so you shall be able to employ this feature for each domain or subdomain hosted in your account. All it takes to do this is to check out the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click on the Edit button related to the particular domain/subdomain and to enter the link to the custom file. You could do this separately for every error type. You'll be able to switch back to a generic error page anytime if needed and the change will take effect straightaway. An alternative way to get the same result is to put an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder of the web site which you'd like to change and to enter several lines of program code in it. If you would like to try this method, you may copy and paste the necessary code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, therefore you will not need any coding skills or prior experience.