If you have browsed many websites, you have probably come across some error message once in a while. An error may take place if the website hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you have to log in so as to see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you aren't allowed to access a webpage (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that is not on the server (Error 404). Receiving this kind of messages can often be irritating because the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual Internet site. That’s why some website hosting service providers allow you to set your own error pages that will match the style of your own Internet site and which can have any content which you want - info why the error has appeared, a suggestion how to proceed or even some funny comment. This kind of function will help you keep the visitor on the website irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Web Hosting

You can set up custom made error pages for all of your websites effortlessly if you use any of our Linux shared web hosting. This can easily be done through the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts and once you go there, you could set your custom pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You need to upload the files to your account before you start and input the links to them through the process. This function could be de-activated anytime and the options you shall be able to to pick from are a generic page from our system or a default Apache server page. Custom made error pages may be set with an .htaccess file as well. The file should be put into the domain or subdomain folder and it should include some system code and links to the pages. If you are not tech-savvy, you may copy the whole content necessary for the file from our Help section.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you could set customized error pages for any of them easily via our in-house made Hepsia hosting CP. With several clicks inside the Hosted Domains section, you are able to edit the default setting from a system page to a custom one for each of the 4 error types. All you need to do is provide a link to every single file that you've uploaded before that and then save the change. If required, you will be able to revert this modification anytime and in exactly the same way. If you want, you could use an .htaccess file as well. It must be created/uploaded within the domain or subdomain folder belonging to the site whose error pages you intend to alter and the content for this type of file can be found in our Help article for this matter.