If you have browsed lots of websites, you have probably stumbled upon some error message from time to time. An error may take place if the hosting server can't 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 permitted to access some page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file which isn't on the server (Error 404). Receiving this type of messages can often be aggravating since the pages don't have anything in common with the actual website. That’s why some website hosting companies allow you to set your own error pages that will match the layout of your own Internet site and that can have any content that you would like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to proceed or even some amusing remark. Such a feature shall help you keep the visitor on the site irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Hosting

You'll be able to set up custom error pages for all of your Internet sites easily if you use any of our shared hosting plans. This could be done through the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, provided with all accounts as soon as you go there, you could set your personalized pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You should upload the files to your account before you start and enter the links to them through the process. This feature may be de-activated at any time and the options you shall be able to to select from are a generic page from our system or a default Apache web server page. Customized error pages could be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put in the domain or subdomain folder and it should include some system code and links to the pages. If you're not tech-savvy, you may copy the whole content required for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with us, you'll be able to set tailor-made error pages for any of them effortlessly via our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With a few clicks in the Hosted Domains section, you can change the default setting from a system page to a personalized one for each of the four error types. All you should do is supply a link to each file that you have uploaded before that and then save the change. If required, you will be able to revert this customization whenever you want and in exactly the same way. If you want, you may use an .htaccess file as well. It must be created/uploaded in the domain or subdomain folder related to the site whose error pages you intend to modify and the content for this kind of file can be found in our Help article about this matter.