If you have browsed lots of websites, you've probably encountered some error message every now and then. An error could occur in case the server can't process a request (Error 400), if you need to log in so that you can see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you are not permitted to access some webpage (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file which is not on the hosting server (Error 404). Encountering this sort of messages may often be annoying since the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual Internet site. That’s why some website hosting providers allow you to use your own error pages that will match the layout of your own website and which can have any content that you would like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to proceed or even some funny comment. This sort of function can help you keep the visitor on the site no matter the error and the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Cloud Web Hosting

You can set up customized error pages for all of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all cloud web hosting solutions that we provide, so as soon as you log in to your Hepsia Control Panel and go to the Hosted Domains section, you may click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that"ll be displayed, you could select the type of error page that should show up - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache server page or a customized one. For the last mentioned alternative, you have to specify the URL to the page, so when you use customized pages, you should upload the files in your Internet hosting account first. An alternative way is to use an .htaccess file positioned inside the domain or subdomain folder with a line for every error type. The correct syntax can be located in our Knowledge Base, so that you can use this function even if you do not have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

All our semi-dedicated hosting service support personalized error pages, so you will be able to use this feature for any domain or subdomain hosted in your account. All it will take to do this is to go to the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, to click on the Edit button related to the particular domain/subdomain and then to enter the link to the custom-made file. You can do this independently for each error type. You shall be able to switch back to a default error page at any time if required and the change will take effect right away. An alternative way to achieve the exact same result is to place an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder of the web site which you want to edit and to type in several lines of code within it. If you would like to try this method, you can copy and paste the needed code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, which means that you'll not need any computer programming skills or prior experience.