If you have checked out a lot of websites, you've probably encountered some error message once in a while. An error could occur in case the website hosting server cannot 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 aren't able to access some page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that isn't on the hosting server (Error 404). Receiving this type of messages may often be aggravating as the pages don't have anything in common with the actual website. That’s why some website hosting service providers allow you to use your own error pages which will match the style of your own website and which could have any content which you would like - info why the error has occurred, a suggestion how to proceed or even some amusing comment. This kind of function can help you keep the visitor on the site irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Web Hosting

When you acquire a Linux web hosting from us, you will be able to set custom made error pages for your Internet sites quickly and easily, since this function is part of all of our packages. After you have created the files and uploaded them to your hosting account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia CP and click on the Edit button for the specific domain or subdomain. In the pop-up which will appear, you will see drop-down menus for all 4 kinds of errors and for each one of them you can pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a customized page. Should you pick the 3rd option, you should simply enter the URL to the file you have uploaded then save the change. A different way to set personalized error pages is to set up an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder and to add several lines of code in it. If you don't have prior experience or if you are just unsure how to do that, you can just copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that topic.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting support tailor-made error pages, so you'll be able to employ this function for every single domain or subdomain hosted inside your account. All it will take to do this is to visit the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click the Edit button associated with the given domain/subdomain and to enter the link to the custom-made file. You are able to do this individually for every error type. You'll be able to switch back to a standard error page whenever you want if necessary and the change will take effect at once. Another way to get the very same result is to set an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder associated with the web site which you would like to change and to enter a couple of lines of code inside it. If you want to try this method, you may copy and paste the needed code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, therefore you shall not need any computer programming skills or previous experience.