If a specific page on an Internet site does not load for some reason or in case a link is not working, the website visitor shall see an error page with a generic message. The page will have nothing in common with the rest of the website, which may make the visitor leave the website. A potential solution in cases like this is a feature offered by some website hosting providers - the ability to set up your own customized error pages which shall have exactly the same layout as your site and which can contain any text or images that you'd like dependent upon the particular error. There are 4 well-known errors which could take place and they involve these so-called HTTP status codes - 400, when your Internet browser sends a bad request to the hosting server and it can't be processed; 401, in case you are supposed to log in to see some webpage, but you haven't done so yet; 403, if you don't have an authorization to see a particular page; and 404, in case a link that you've clicked leads to a file that does not exist. In all of these scenarios, website visitors will be able to see your custom content rather than a generic error page.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Website Hosting

The custom made error pages feature is provided with every cloud website hosting plan we offer and you will be able to substitute all the generic pages with your own with no more than several mouse clicks inside your Hepsia hosting CP. You shall have to create the actual files and to upload them to your account, and then to set them for a particular domain or subdomain through the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP. You could do this for each and every web site hosted in the account independently, so that every set of customized pages will have the very same design as the Internet site it's part of. If required, you can always return back to a default page from our system or to a default Apache server page. A different way to set custom error pages is to create an .htaccess file in the domain/subdomain root folder and to include a few lines in it. If you have never done this before, you could simply copy the required code from our Help article about this.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host your web sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you can set custom made error pages for any of them easily via our custom Hepsia hosting CP. With several clicks in the Hosted Domains section, you could change the default setting from a system page to a custom one for each of the four error types. All you need to do is provide a link to each file that you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If needed, you'll be able to revert this modification whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you'd like, you may use an .htaccess file as well. It should be created/uploaded within the domain or subdomain folder linked to the internet site whose error pages you would want to modify and the content for this sort of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.