If you have browsed lots of Internet sites, you have probably come across some error message from time to time. An error can take place in case the web server can't process a request (Error 400), if you must log in so that you can see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you are not able to access some webpage (Error 403) or when a link leads to a file which isn't on the website hosting server (Error 404). Getting this type of messages could often be irritating as the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual site. That’s why some hosting companies permit you to apply your own error pages that will match the design of your own site and which could have any content that you'd like - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion what you can do or even some humorous remark. This type of feature will help you keep the visitor on the website regardless of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Website Hosting

You will be able to set up customized error pages for all of your domains or subdomains. The function is supported by all website hosting package which we offer, so when 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 which will show up, you could pick the type of error page which should appear - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache server page or a customized one. For the aforementioned option, you need to assign the URL to the page, so when you use custom made pages, you need to upload the files in your website hosting account first. One other way is to use an .htaccess file placed inside the domain or subdomain folder with a line for each error type. The exact syntax can be found in our Knowledge Base, so that you can use this feature even if you do not have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting support custom error pages, thus you'll be able to use this feature for every single domain or subdomain hosted in your account. All it will take to do this is to visit the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click the Edit button associated with the given domain/subdomain and to type the link to the custom file. You could do this separately for every error type. You shall be able to switch back to a standard error page anytime if needed and the change shall take effect right away. A different way to get the same result is to set an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder associated with the site which you would like to modify and to input a couple of lines of program code in it. If you want to try this method, you could copy and paste the required code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, thus you shall not need any computer programming skills or prior experience.