Whenever a page on your Internet site doesn't load, an error message shall be displayed to the site visitor. Since there are different errors, there are different pages which will appear, but what is standard for all of them is that they're generic and in all probability shall have practically nothing that is similar to the layout of your site, which could be annoying for any website visitor. This is the main reason why web hosting providers have introduced a feature named Custom Error Pages. For a wide variety of different errors, visitors shall see your unique content, which may be informative or witty, depending on your choice, and that will match the overall design of your website, so the pages will not seem like they aren't part of your site at all. You could use this option for a number of errors - 400 (Bad request), 401 (Unauthorized), 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (File not Found).

Custom Error Pages in Web Hosting

You will be able to set up personalized error pages for any of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all web hosting solutions which we offer, so as soon as you log in to your Hepsia CP and check out the Hosted Domains section, you may click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up which will show up, you can choose the sort of error page that should show up - a default one from our system, a standard Apache web server page or a custom one. For the latter alternative, you'll have to assign the URL to the page, so if you use customized pages, you need to upload the files in your website hosting account first. Another way is to use an .htaccess file positioned inside the domain or subdomain folder with a line for each error type. The precise syntax can be found in our Knowledge Base, to help you use this feature even if you do not have any previous experience.