If you have looked at loads of Internet sites, you have probably come across some error message now and again. An error may take place in case the hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you must log in so that you can see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you are not able to access a page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file that isn't on the website hosting server (Error 404). Receiving such messages could sometimes be annoying as the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual Internet site. That’s why some hosting service providers permit you to use your own error pages that will match the design of your own website and that may have any content which you would like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to proceed or even some humorous remark. This sort of function will help you keep the visitor on the site irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Website Hosting

You shall be able to set up personalized error pages for each of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all cloud website hosting package that we provide, so when you log in to the Hepsia Control Panel and go to the Hosted Domains section, you may click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that"ll show up, you could choose the sort of error page which should show up - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache web server page or a customized one. For the aforementioned option, you have to specify the URL to the page, so when you use custom made pages, you have to upload the files in your hosting account first. An alternative way is to use an .htaccess file located inside the domain or subdomain folder with a line for each and every error type. The correct syntax can be seen in our Knowledge Base, so that you can use this feature even if you do not have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

Including your own pages for any of the four error types to any site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us will be very basic and will not take more than a couple of mouse clicks. When you upload the files inside your account, you can navigate to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and edit each of the domains and subdomains listed there through an intuitive interface with drop-down navigation. You can choose what page should show up for every error type. Your options are a default Apache server page or a page from our system, and custom made pages. In case you pick the aforementioned option, you need to type in the link to each page in your account, then save the change. The link or the kind of page which will appear when a user encounters an error can be modified whenever you want. If you are more experienced, you could use an .htaccess file to be able to set in-house developed error pages too, as an alternative to using our integrated generator instrument, and if you pick this option, the file must be located in the root directory of a given domain or subdomain.