If you have looked at loads of Internet sites, you have probably encountered some error message once in a while. An error can take place when the web hosting server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you need to 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 if a link leads to a file that is not on the hosting server (Error 404). Getting this sort of messages can often be frustrating since the pages don't have anything in common with the actual website. That’s why some web hosting service providers permit you to apply your own error pages that'll match the style of your own Internet site and which can have any content which you would like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to handle it or even some funny remark. This type of function shall help you keep the visitor on the site irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Hosting

You can set up custom made error pages for each of your websites with ease when you use any of our Linux cloud hosting packages. This could be done through the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts as soon as you go there, you could set your customized pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You have to upload the files to your account before you start and input the links to them through the process. This feature may be de-activated anytime and the options you'll be able to pick from are a generic page from our system or a default Apache server page. Personalized error pages may be set with an .htaccess file too. The file should be put in the domain or subdomain folder and it should contain some system code and links to the pages. If you are not tech-savvy, you could copy the whole content you'll need for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our Linux semi-dedicated packages support custom made error pages, so you will be able to employ this feature for each domain or subdomain hosted in your account. All it will take to do this is to navigate to the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click the Edit button related to the specific domain/subdomain and to input the link to the custom file. You are able to do this individually for each and every error type. You shall be able to switch back to a default error page anytime if necessary and the change shall take effect straightaway. Another way to achieve the same exact result is to put an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder of the site that you want to modify and to input a couple of lines of program code inside it. If you need to try this method, you could copy and paste the required code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, thus you'll not need any computer programming skills or prior experience.