If you have looked at lots of Internet sites, you've probably stumbled upon some error message now and again. An error could take place in case the 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 are not able to access a page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file that is not on the hosting server (Error 404). Receiving such messages could sometimes be irritating as the pages have nothing in common with the actual website. That’s why some hosting service providers permit you to apply your own error pages which will match the style of your own website and which can have any content that you'd like - info why the error has occurred, a suggestion what you can do or even some humorous 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 Shared Web Hosting

You will be able to set up custom error pages for each of your websites with ease if you use any of our Linux shared web hosting packages. This can be done via the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts as soon as you go there, you can set your custom made pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You have to upload the files to your account before you start and enter the links to them during the process. This feature may be de-activated anytime and the options you'll be able to choose from are a standard page from our system or a default Apache server page. Custom made error pages can be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put into the domain or subdomain folder and it must include some system code and links to the pages. If you are not tech-savvy, you could copy the entire content needed for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Including your own pages for each of the four error types to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us will be very basic and shall not take more than a couple of clicks. Once you upload the files inside your account, you could check out the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and edit each of the domains and subdomains listed there via an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You could choose what page should show up for each error type. The choices are a standard Apache web server page or a page from our system, and tailor-made pages. Should you select the abovementioned option, you will need to input the link to each and every page in your account, then save the change. The link or the type of page that will be shown in case a user encounters an error can be changed anytime. If you are more experienced, you can use an .htaccess file so as to set custom error pages too, rather than using our integrated generator software tool, and if you pick this option, the file has to be placed inside the root directory of a specific domain or subdomain.