If a specific page on a website doesn't load for some reason or if a link is not functioning, the site visitor shall see an error page with some generic message. The page shall have nothing in common with the rest of the site, which could make the visitor leave your site. A likely solution in such a case is a feature offered by some web hosting companies - the option to set your own customized error pages that will have the exact same style and design as your website and which can contain any images or text that you'd like depending on the specific error. There are 4 standard errors that can take place and they involve the following so-called HTTP status codes - 400, when your web browser sends a bad request to the server and it can't be processed; 401, if you are supposed to log in to see some web page, but you have not done this yet; 403, if you don't have an authorization to view a certain page; and 404, if a link that you've clicked leads to a file which does not exist. In all of these situations, site visitors will be able to see your custom content rather than a generic error page.
Custom Error Pages in Cloud Web Hosting
You will be able to set up customized error pages for all of your Internet sites effortlessly when you use any of our cloud web hosting. This can easily be done using the Hosted Domains part of the Hepsia Control Panel, offered with all accounts and once you go there, you can set your custom pages independently for any domain or subdomain. You must upload the files to your account before you start and enter the links to them during the process. This function could be de-activated at any time and the options you'll be able to pick from are a conventional 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 into the domain or subdomain folder and it must incorporate some system code and links to the pages. If you are not tech-savvy, you can copy the whole content necessary for the file from our Help section.