If you have browsed a lot of Internet sites, you've probably encountered some error message once in a while. An error can occur if the web hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you must log in so as 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 web server (Error 404). Encountering such messages can sometimes be aggravating since the pages have nothing in common with the actual site. That’s why some web hosting providers permit you to set your own error pages that'll match the design of your own Internet site and which could have any content that you would like - info why the error has occurred, a suggestion how to proceed or even some humorous remark. Such a function shall help you keep the visitor on the site regardless of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Hosting

When you acquire a shared hosting plan from us, you will be able to set customized error pages for your Internet sites easily and quickly, because this function is a part of all our solutions. The moment you have 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 specific domain or subdomain. Inside the pop-up which will show up, you shall see drop-down menus for all 4 sorts of errors and for each of them you may pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a tailor-made page. Should you choose the third option, you should only type the URL to the file that you've uploaded then save the change. Another way to set custom error pages is to set up an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder and to add a couple of lines of program code in it. In case you don't have preceding experience or if you are simply not sure how to do that, you can simply copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that topic.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you can set tailor-made error pages for each of them easily via our custom Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With just a couple of clicks in the Hosted Domains section, you can edit the default setting from a system page to a customized one for each of the four error types. All you must do is provide a link to each file which you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If necessary, you will be able to revert this modification at any time and in exactly the same way. If you would like, you could use an .htaccess file as well. It has to be created/uploaded in the domain or subdomain folder belonging to the internet site whose error pages you would want to alter and the content for this type of file can be found in our Help article on this matter.