If you have looked at lots of Internet sites, you have probably come across some error message from time to time. An error could occur if the website hosting server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you need to log in so as to see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you aren't permitted to access some page (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file that is not on the website hosting server (Error 404). Encountering such messages could sometimes be irritating because the pages don't have anything in common with the actual site. That’s why some hosting companies permit you to set your own error pages which will match the style of your own Internet site and which could have any content which you'd like - information why the error has occurred, a suggestion what you can do or even some witty 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 Cloud Hosting
When you order a Linux cloud service from our company, you will be able to set custom error pages for your Internet sites easily, because this function is a part of all of our packages. The moment you have created the files and uploaded them to your web hosting account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and click on the Edit button for the particular domain or subdomain. Inside the pop-up that will appear, you will see drop-down menus for all 4 kinds of errors and for each one of them you can pick an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a custom page. Should you select the third option, you should just input the URL to the file that you've uploaded then save the change. A different way to set custom error pages is to create an .htaccess file inside the domain or subdomain folder and to add several lines of code in it. If you don't have preceding experience or if you're simply not sure how to do this, you can just copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that matter.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Servers
All semi-dedicated servers which we supply support customized error pages and it shall not take more than several mouse clicks in your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel to use this functionality. The option can be found in the Hosted Domains section of your CP in which you will have to type in the links to the custom-made files using very simple drop-down menus and a time and effort saving interface. Needless to say, you must upload them to your account before that. In case you don't need to employ this function at some point, you can deactivate it just as fast and choose an Apache server page or a default page from our system to be displayed if your visitors encounter an error. If you'd prefer, you can also use an .htaccess file to activate the personalized error pages. The file needs to contain a specific line of code as well as a link for every error type and you may find an example of the whole content for all four error types in our Help section.