If you have looked at many websites, you have probably encountered some error message now and again. An error could take place in case the website 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 allowed to access some page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which isn't on the hosting server (Error 404). Getting this sort of messages can often be aggravating as the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual Internet site. That’s why some web hosting providers permit you to use your own error pages which will match the style of your own site and which can have any content which you would like - information why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to handle it or even some funny remark. This sort of function shall help you keep the visitor on the site regardless of the error and the reason for it.
Custom Error Pages in Cloud Website Hosting
If you order a Linux cloud website hosting package from our company, you will be able to set custom error pages for your Internet sites fast and easy, because this feature is part of all our plans. The moment you have created the files and uploaded them to your website hosting account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and click on the Edit button for the selected domain or subdomain. In the pop-up which will be displayed, you'll see drop-down menus for all 4 types of errors and for each of them you could choose an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a custom made page. Should you select the third option, you should just enter the URL to the file that you have uploaded and save the change. One other way to set personalized error pages is to set up an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder and to include a few lines of program code in it. If you do not have preceding experience or if you are simply unsure how to do this, you may simply copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that matter.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you'll be able to set customized error pages for each of them effortlessly through our in-house developed Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only several clicks inside the Hosted Domains section, you are able to modify the default setting from a system page to a custom made one for each of the 4 error types. All you must do is supply a link to every single file you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If required, you shall be able to revert this modification whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you want, you can use an .htaccess file too. It has to be created/uploaded in the domain or subdomain folder belonging to the website whose error pages you would like to change and the content for this kind of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.