If you have browsed many websites, you've probably encountered some error message from time to time. An error can take place in case the website hosting server cannot process a request (Error 400), if you need to log in in order to see some content and you haven't done so (Error 401), if you are not permitted to access some webpage (Error 403) or if a link leads to a file which is not on the hosting server (Error 404). Receiving this type of messages may often be irritating as the pages have nothing in common with the actual site. That’s why some web hosting companies allow you to set your own error pages that will match the design of your own Internet site and that could have any content which you'd like - info why the error has taken place, a suggestion how to handle it or even some amusing remark. This sort of function shall help you keep the visitor on the website irrespective of the error and the reason for it.
Custom Error Pages in Cloud Website Hosting
If you order a cloud website hosting from our company, you will be able to set customized error pages for your websites easily and quickly, because this function is a part of all of our solutions. Once you've created the files and uploaded them to your hosting account, you can go to the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel and click on the Edit button for the selected domain or subdomain. Inside the pop-up that will show up, you shall see drop-down options menus for all 4 sorts of errors and for each of them you could select an Apache default page, a generic page from our system or a customized page. If you select the 3rd option, you should just type the URL to the file which you have uploaded then save the change. Another way to set personalized error pages is to set up an .htaccess file in the domain or subdomain folder and to include a few lines of code in it. If you don't have prior experience or if you're simply unsure how to do that, you may just copy and paste the code from our Knowledge Base article on that subject.
Custom Error Pages in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All semi-dedicated hosting which we supply support custom made error pages and it will not take more than a couple of mouse clicks from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel to use this function. The option is available in the Hosted Domains section of your Control Panel in which you will have to type in the links to the custom-made files through very simple drop-down menus and a time and effort saving interface. Of course, you need to upload them in your account before that. In case you do not need to use this function at some point, you can disable it just as fast and pick an Apache server page or a default page from our system to be shown if your visitors encounter an error. If you prefer, you could also use an .htaccess file to activate the custom made error pages. The file needs to have a particular line of code as well as a link for every single error type and you can easily discover an example of the whole content for all four error types in our Help section.