If you have looked at lots of websites, you've probably come across some error message once in a while. An error can occur in case the web server cannot 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 some webpage (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that is not on the server (Error 404). Encountering this sort of messages can often be irritating since the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual site. That’s why some website hosting service providers allow you to apply your own error pages that'll match the layout of your own Internet site and which could have any content that you would like - information why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to proceed or even some amusing comment. This kind of function will help you keep the visitor on the website whatever the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Web Hosting

If you obtain a cloud web hosting plan from us, you will be able to set customized error pages for your sites fast and easy, because this function is a part of all of our plans. After you've created the files and uploaded them to your hosting account, you should check out the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and click on the Edit button for the selected domain or subdomain. In the pop-up that will show up, you will see drop-down options menus for all four sorts of errors and for each one of them you can pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a personalized page. If you pick the third option, you should simply enter the URL to the file that you have uploaded then save the change. A different way to set personalized error pages is to create an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder and to add several lines of code in it. If you do not have preceding experience or if you're simply not sure how to do that, you can just copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that matter.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting plans support personalized error pages, thus you'll be able to employ this feature for each and every domain or subdomain hosted inside your account. All it takes to do this is to check out the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, to click on the Edit button linked to the specific domain/subdomain and then to input the link to the custom file. You are able to do this independently for every error type. You will be able to switch back to a default error page at any time if needed and the change will take effect immediately. An alternative way to get the same exact result is to put an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder of the web site that you'd like to edit and to type in a few lines of program code inside it. If you'd like to try this method, you may copy and paste the required code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, therefore you'll not need any programming skills or prior experience.