Custom Error Pages
Find out more about web site error pages, when they display and why you should make use of customized error pages.
If you have browsed many Internet sites, you have probably come across some error message every now and then. An error could take place if the server can't process a request (Error 400), if you have to log in to see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you are not permitted to access a page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file that isn't on the web server (Error 404). Getting this kind of messages can sometimes be frustrating since the pages don't have anything in common with the actual website. That’s why some website hosting companies permit you to set your own error pages which will match the design of your own Internet site and which may have any content that you want - info why the error has taken place, a suggestion how to handle it or even some witty remark. This sort of function can help you keep the visitor on the site irrespective of the error and the reason for it.
Custom Error Pages in Shared Hosting
The personalized error pages function is available with each shared hosting
plan which we offer and you shall be able to swap all the generic pages with your own with no more than just a few mouse clicks in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You shall have to produce the actual files and to upload them to your account, and then to set them for a given domain or subdomain through the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP. You can do this for every website hosted inside the account independently, so that each set of personalized pages will have the very same style and design as the website it is part of. If needed, you can always return back to a default page from our system or to the default Apache server page. One other way to set custom error pages is to create an .htaccess file inside the domain/subdomain root folder and to include a few lines in it. If you never done this before, you could simply copy the required code from our Help article about the subject.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All of the Linux semi-dedicated packages
that we offer support personalized error pages and it shall not take more than a few clicks inside your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel to use this feature. The option is included in the Hosted Domains section of your CP in which you will need to enter the links to the custom-made files using very simple drop-down menus and an easy to work with interface. Of course, you need to upload them in your account before that. If you don't want to employ this feature at some point, you can disable it just as fast and select an Apache server page or a default page from our system to be shown if your visitors encounter an error. If you'd prefer, you may also use an .htaccess file to allow the personalized error pages. The file needs to contain a specific line of code as well as a link for every error type and you may discover an example of the whole content for all four error types in our Help section.