If you have checked out lots of sites, you've probably stumbled upon some error message from time to time. An error could occur in case the hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you have to log in so that you can see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you are not allowed to access a page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that isn't on the website hosting server (Error 404). Receiving such messages can sometimes be aggravating because the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual Internet site. That’s why some hosting service providers allow you to set your own error pages that will match the style of your own site and which could have any content which you'd like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion what you can do or even some humorous remark. This sort of function shall help you keep the visitor on the website irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Hosting

You'll be able to set up custom error pages for all of your sites effortlessly when you use any of our Linux hosting services. This can be done using the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts and once you go there, you'll be able to set your custom pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You must upload the files to your account beforehand and input the links to them through the process. This feature can be de-activated anytime and the options you'll be able to select from are a generic page from our system or a default Apache server page. Customized error pages may be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put in the domain or subdomain folder and it should include some system code and links to the pages. If you are not tech-savvy, you could copy the entire content required for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Including your own pages for each of the 4 error types to any Internet site hosted from a semi-dedicated server account with us shall be very uncomplicated and won't take more than a couple of mouse clicks. Once you upload the files in your account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and edit the domains and subdomains listed there using an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You can choose what page should show up for every single error type. The options are a standard Apache server page or a page from our system, and custom pages. If you pick the last option, you have to type in the link to each and every page inside your account, then save the change. The link or the kind of page which will be displayed if a user encounters an error can be modified whenever you want. In case you are more experienced, you can use an .htaccess file so as to set customized error pages too, as an alternative to using our integrated generator tool, and should you select this option, the file has to be located inside the root directory of a specific domain or subdomain.