If you have browsed loads of Internet sites, you've probably come across some error message once in a while. An error could take place in case the web server can't process a request (Error 400), if you have to log in so that you can see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you are not able to access a page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which isn't on the website hosting server (Error 404). Getting this kind of messages can often be irritating because the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual website. That’s why some website hosting service providers allow you to set your own error pages that will match the style of your own website and which can have any content which you want - details why the error has taken place, a suggestion what you can do or even some funny comment. This sort of feature shall help you keep the visitor on the site whatever the error and the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Web Hosting

When you buy a Linux cloud web hosting package from our company, you'll be able to set customized error pages for your websites quickly and easily, as this function is part of all our solutions. Once 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 kinds of errors and for each of them you may pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a custom made page. In case you choose the 3rd option, you should simply input the URL to the file that you've uploaded then save the change. Another way to set personalized error pages is to create an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder and to include several lines of program code in it. In case you don't have preceding experience or if you're simply not sure how to do this, you can just copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that subject.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Adding your own pages for any of the 4 error types to any website hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us will be really uncomplicated and won't take more than a couple of clicks. Once you upload the files in your account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and edit the domains and subdomains listed there using an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You could pick what page should appear for every error type. The choices are a standard Apache web server page or a page from our system, and personalized pages. Should you pick the aforementioned option, you have to input the link to every page inside your account, then save the change. The link or the kind of page that will appear when a user encounters an error can be modified at any time. In case you are more experienced, you could use an .htaccess file to be able to set tailor-made error pages too, instead of using our integrated generator tool, and in case you choose this option, the file must be placed inside the root directory of a particular domain or subdomain.