If you have checked out a lot of sites, you have probably encountered some error message every now and then. An error can occur in case the web hosting server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you have to log in to see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you aren't permitted to access a page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which is not on the server (Error 404). Getting this kind of messages can often be aggravating as the pages have nothing in common with the actual site. That’s why some website hosting providers permit you to set your own error pages that'll match the layout of your own site and which can have any content that you would like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to handle it or even some funny comment. Such a feature can help you keep the visitor on the website whatever the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Hosting

You can set up custom error pages for each of your Internet sites effortlessly when you use any of our cloud hosting. This can be done using the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts and when you go there, you could set your custom pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You have to upload the files to your account before you start and enter the links to them through the process. This feature could be de-activated anytime and the options you shall be able to to pick from are a conventional page from our system or a default Apache server page. Personalized error pages can be set with an .htaccess file too. The file should be put into the domain or subdomain folder and it should include some system code and links to the pages. If you're not tech-savvy, you could copy the entire content required for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

Incorporating your own pages for each of the four error types to any website hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us will be very easy and shall not take more than a couple of mouse clicks. Once you upload the files in your account, you can navigate to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and edit any of the domains and subdomains listed there via an intuitive interface with drop-down menus. You could choose what page should show up for every error type. The options are a standard Apache server page or a page from our system, and custom pages. If you select the abovementioned option, you have to type in the link to every single page in your account, then save the change. The link or the kind of page that will appear if a user encounters an error can be modified anytime. In case you are more experienced, you could use an .htaccess file to be able to set in-house developed error pages as well, as opposed to using our integrated generator software tool, and should you choose this option, the file has to be located in the root directory of a given domain or subdomain.