If you have browsed loads of Internet sites, you've probably encountered some error message from time to time. An error can occur if the web server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you must log in so that you can see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you aren't permitted to access a webpage (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which isn't on the server (Error 404). Encountering this sort of messages may often be annoying as the pages don't have anything in common with the actual site. That’s why some website hosting providers permit you to use your own error pages that will match the style of your own website and that can have any content that you would like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to handle it or even some funny remark. This type of feature shall help you keep the visitor on the site regardless of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Hosting

When you acquire a cloud hosting from our company, you'll be able to set customized error pages for your sites quickly and easily, since this feature is a part of all of our packages. The moment you've created the files and uploaded them to your web hosting account, you can check out 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 four types of errors and for each one of them you could choose an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a custom page. If you choose the third option, you should simply type the URL to the file you have uploaded and save the change. A different way to set custom made error pages is to set up an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder and to include a couple of lines of program code in it. In case you don't have previous experience or if you are just not sure how to do this, you may just copy/paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that matter.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated servers support customized error pages, so you'll be able to employ this function for any domain or subdomain hosted inside your account. All it will take to do that is to navigate to the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, to click on the Edit button linked to the given domain/subdomain and then to input the link to the custom file. You could do this independently for every error type. You will be able to switch back to a standard error page anytime if needed and the change shall take effect immediately. Another way to get the same result is to place an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder associated with the Internet site that you'd like to modify and to input a couple of lines of program code in it. If you want to try this method, you can copy and paste the necessary code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, therefore you'll not need any computer programming skills or prior experience.