Whenever a page on your website doesn't load, an error message shall be shown to the site visitor. Since there are different errors, there are different pages that will display, but what's common for all of them is that they're generic and most likely shall have nothing that is similar to the design of your website, which could be annoying for any site visitor. That is the primary reason why website hosting providers have introduced a feature referred to as Custom Error Pages. For a variety of different errors, website visitors shall see your custom made content, which can be informative or witty, depending on your choice, and that will match the design and style of your site, so the pages won't look like they're not part of your Internet site at all. You can use this option for a variety of errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).

Custom Error Pages in Shared Hosting

If you obtain a Linux shared hosting from us, you will be able to set customized error pages for your websites fast and easy, because this feature is part of all of our solutions. The moment you have created the files and uploaded them to your web hosting account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and click on the Edit button for the particular domain or subdomain. In the pop-up which will be displayed, you shall see drop-down options menus for all four sorts of errors and for each one of them you could pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a tailor-made page. In case you pick the 3rd option, you should simply enter the URL to the file which you have uploaded then save the change. Another way to set custom error pages is to create an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder and to add several lines of code in it. If you don't have prior experience or if you're just uncertain how to do this, you could simply copy/paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that topic.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting support personalized error pages, thus you'll be able to employ this function for each domain or subdomain hosted inside your account. All it will take to do that is to navigate to the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click on the Edit button linked to the specific domain/subdomain and then to enter the link to the custom file. You could do this separately for each and every error type. You shall be able to switch back to a default error page anytime if needed and the change shall take effect instantly. A different way to get the very same result is to put an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder of the website that you would like to change and to enter a few lines of code within it. If you would like to try this method, you may copy and paste the required code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, thus you'll not need any programming skills or prior experience.