If you have looked at a lot of websites, you have probably encountered some error message once in a while. An error may occur if the web server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you must log in to see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you aren't allowed to access some page (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which isn't on the server (Error 404). Receiving such messages may often be frustrating as the pages have nothing in common with the actual website. That’s why some web hosting service providers allow you to set your own error pages which will match the design of your own site and that could have any content that you'd like - information why the error has occurred, a suggestion what you can do or even some funny remark. This kind of feature shall help you keep the visitor on the site regardless of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Web Hosting

You'll be able to set up personalized error pages for each of your domains or subdomains. The function is supported by all web hosting package that we provide, so as soon as you log in to your Hepsia Control Panel and go to the Hosted Domains section, you can easily click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that"ll show up, you can select the type of error page which should appear - a default one from our system, a standard Apache server page or a personalized one. For the aforementioned option, you need to assign the URL to the page, so if you use personalized pages, you should upload the files inside your website hosting account first. An alternative way is to use an .htaccess file located in the domain or subdomain folder with a line for each 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 Hosting

Including your own pages for any of the four error types to any web site hosted from a semi-dedicated server account with us will be very uncomplicated and shall not take more than a few mouse clicks. When you upload the files in your account, you can go 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 navigation. You can select what page should show up for every error type. Your options are a default Apache server page or a page from our system, and personalized pages. In case you pick the abovementioned option, you need to enter the link to every single page inside your account, then save the change. The link or the sort of page which will be displayed when a user encounters an error can be changed at any time. If you are more experienced, you could use an .htaccess file so as to set customized error pages as well, as opposed to using our integrated generator software tool, and should you choose this option, the file must be placed inside the root directory of a given domain or subdomain.