Each time a page on your site doesn't load, an error message will be shown to the visitor. Since there are different errors, there are different pages that will show up, but what's common for all of them is that they're generic and probably will have absolutely nothing in common with the design of your Internet site, which may be aggravating for any site visitor. This is the primary reason why web hosting providers have introduced a function referred to as Custom Error Pages. For a number of different errors, website visitors shall see your custom made content, which could be informative or witty, in accordance with your taste, and that will match the layout of your website, so the pages will not seem like they aren't part of your Internet site at all. You could use this option for many errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).
Custom Error Pages in Hosting
You'll be able to set up custom made error pages for any of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all hosting package which we provide, so after you log in to your Hepsia Control Panel and navigate to the Hosted Domains section, you can click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that will appear, you may choose the sort of error page that should show up - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache server page or a personalized one. For the latter alternative, you will need to assign the URL to the page, so when you use customized pages, you have to upload the files inside your hosting account first. An alternative way is to use an .htaccess file located in the domain or subdomain folder with a line for every error type. The precise syntax can be found in our Knowledge Base, so that you can use this function even if you don't have any previous experience.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Adding your pages for each of the four error types to any web site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us will be very simple and shall not take more than several mouse clicks. After you upload the files inside your account, you could check out the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and edit the domains and subdomains listed there via an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You may select what page should show up for each error type. The options are a standard Apache server page or a page from our system, and tailor-made pages. Should you select the last option, you must input the link to each page inside your account, then save the change. The link or the type of page that will appear when a user encounters an error can be changed at any time. If you're more experienced, you could use an .htaccess file so as to set customized error pages as well, instead of using our integrated generator software tool, and should you pick this option, the file has to be placed inside the root directory of a given domain or subdomain.