If you have looked at lots of Internet sites, you have probably encountered some error message once in a while. An error may occur in case the web hosting server can't process a request (Error 400), if you have to log in so that you can see some content and you have not done so (Error 401), if you aren't able to access a page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file which is not on the website hosting server (Error 404). Encountering this type of messages may sometimes be annoying as the pages have absolutely nothing in common with the actual Internet site. That’s why some web hosting providers permit you to set your own error pages which will match the layout of your own website and which can have any content which you'd like - info why the error has occurred, a suggestion what you can do or even some amusing comment. This type of function shall help you keep the visitor on the website irrespective of the error and the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Website Hosting

The personalized error pages function is provided with every shared website hosting package we offer and you'll be able to swap all generic pages with your own with no more than several clicks from your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You will need to create the actual files and to upload them to your account, and then to set them for a given domain or subdomain via the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel. You can do this for each site hosted in the account separately, so that each set of custom made pages will have identical style and design as the Internet site it's part of. When necessary, you could always go back to a default page from our system or to a default Apache server page. One other way to set custom error pages is to create an .htaccess file in the domain/subdomain root folder and to include a few lines in it. If you have never done this before, you can simply copy the required code from our Help article about the subject.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated packages support custom made error pages, so you'll be able to employ this function for every single domain or subdomain hosted inside your account. All it takes to do that is to check out the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia CP, to click on the Edit button associated with the particular domain/subdomain and to input the link to the custom file. You can do this individually for each error type. You will be able to switch back to a generic error page at any time if required and the change will take effect right away. A different way to get the same result is to set an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder related to the Internet site that you'd like to edit and to type in a few lines of code in it. If you would like to try this method, you can copy and paste the required code from our Knowledge Base article on custom error pages, therefore you won't need any coding skills or prior experience.