If you have checked out a lot of Internet sites, you have probably stumbled upon some error message once in a while. An error may take place when the website hosting server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you need to log in so that you can see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you aren't allowed to access some webpage (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that isn't on the website hosting server (Error 404). Encountering this kind of messages can sometimes be irritating since the pages don't have anything in common with the actual website. That’s why some web hosting providers permit you to set your own error pages that will match the layout of your own website and that can have any content which you want - details why the error has taken place, a suggestion how to handle it or even some amusing comment. This kind of function shall help you keep the visitor on the site irrespective of the error or the reason for it.

Custom Error Pages in Shared Website Hosting

You'll be able to set up customized error pages for each of your domains or subdomains. The feature is supported by all shared website hosting package which we provide, so once you log in to the Hepsia Control Panel and go to the Hosted Domains section, you can click on the Edit button for a domain/subdomain and in the pop-up that"ll be displayed, you could select the sort of error page that should show up - a default one from our system, a conventional Apache server page or a custom one. For the latter alternative, you need to specify the URL to the page, so if you use customized pages, you need to upload the files inside your hosting account first. An alternative way is to use an .htaccess file located inside the domain or subdomain folder with a line for each and every error type. The correct syntax can be located in our Knowledge Base, so you can use this feature even if you do not have any previous experience.

Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers

All of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting service that we offer support customized error pages and it will not take more than several clicks inside your Hepsia hosting Control Panel to use this function. The option is available in the Hosted Domains section of your CP in which you will need to type in the links to the custom-made files via very simple drop-down menus and a time and effort saving interface. Keep in mind, you have to upload them in your account before that. In case you do not need to employ this function at some point, you can disable it just as quickly and pick an Apache server page or a default page from our system to be viewable whenever your visitors encounter an error. If you'd like to, you may also use an .htaccess file to permit the custom made error pages. The file has to contain a specific line of code and a link for every error type and you can easily discover an example of the whole content for all four error types in our Help section.