If you have checked out lots of sites, you've probably stumbled upon some error message from time to time. An error could take place when the website hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you must log in in order to see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you aren't permitted to access some page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file which is not on the website hosting server (Error 404). Encountering this sort of messages could sometimes be annoying as the pages have nothing in common with the actual website. That’s why some hosting providers allow you to use your own error pages which will match the layout of your own website and that can have any content which you would like - information why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to handle it or even some amusing comment. This type of feature shall help you keep the visitor on the website irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Web Hosting

You'll be able to set up personalized error pages for each of your sites without difficulty when you use any of our Linux web hosting. This can easily be done using the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts and when you go there, you could set your custom made pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You need to upload the files to your account ahead of time and enter the links to them during the process. This feature may be de-activated at any time and the options you will be able to choose from are a generic page from our system or a default Apache server page. Custom made error pages can be set with an .htaccess file too. The file should be placed in the domain or subdomain folder and it must contain some system code and links to the pages. If you are not tech-savvy, you could copy the whole content needed for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting support tailor-made error pages, thus you'll be able to use this function for each domain or subdomain hosted in your account. All it will take to do that is to go to the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click on the Edit button related to the particular domain/subdomain and to type the link to the custom-made file. You could do this individually for every error type. You'll be able to switch back to a default error page anytime if needed and the change will take effect straightaway. An alternative way to achieve the exact same result is to place an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder associated with the Internet site which you'd like to edit and to input several lines of code in it. If you want to try this method, you can copy and paste the needed code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, hence you will not need any programming skills or previous experience.