If you have looked at lots of websites, you have probably encountered some error message once in a while. An error could occur when the web server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you must log in in order to see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you are not allowed to access some page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that isn't on the web server (Error 404). Getting this sort of messages could often be irritating because the pages have nothing in common with the actual website. That’s why some hosting providers permit you to set your own error pages that will match the style of your own Internet site and which could have any content that you would like - info why the error has taken place, a suggestion how to handle it or even some amusing remark. This sort of function can help you keep the visitor on the site regardless of the error and the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Hosting

You can set up custom made error pages for any of your Internet sites effortlessly if you use any of our shared hosting. This can easily be done from the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts and when you go there, you can set your customized pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You need to upload the files to your account beforehand and input the links to them during the process. This function can be de-activated anytime and the options you shall be able to to choose from are a conventional page from our system or a default Apache server page. Custom error pages can be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put in the domain or subdomain folder and it must include some system code and links to the pages. If you aren't tech-savvy, you may copy the entire content necessary for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account from us, you may set customized error pages for any of them easily through our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With just several mouse clicks inside the Hosted Domains section, you could change the default setting from a system page to a custom one for each of the four error types. All you should do is supply a link to each file you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If necessary, you will be able to revert this customization whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you prefer, you may use an .htaccess file too. It must be created/uploaded within the domain or subdomain folder associated with the site whose error pages you intend to change and the content for this sort of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.