Cheap Custom Error Pages Personal Web Hosting
Our cheap custom error pages
personal web hosting allows you to
present error pages that are more
friendly and help users find the
page they were looking for.
We've all seen the
dreaded Error 404 message - the
result of broken links and mistyped
URLs. Some of the most common error
400 Bad Request
401 Unauthorized User
403 Access Forbidden
404 Page Not Found
406 Not Acceptable
500 Internal Server Error
These types of error messages can
make visitors feel that your site
either does not exist or is broken.
This is not good!
Custom error pages
overcome this problem by presenting
pages that are more friendly and
help users find the page they were
We provide an
easy to use control panel to help
create and manage custom error
For those web hosts that do not have
an easy method to create and manage
custom error pages, you still may be
able to setup custom error pages
using a .htaccess file.
Create a plain text file using a
text editor such as Windows Notepad.
Add the following text...
deny from all
ErrorDocument 404 /home/user/public_html/404.shtml
first 4 lines prevents people from
viewing your .htaccess file.
The last line tells Apache to
redirect all 404 errors to the
Save the file as a plain text
file. Name the file ".htaccess"
Upload the .htaccess file in
ASCII mode to your web space using
an FTP application.
Create a 404.shtml page using
your favorite web page creation
automatically redirect to the home
page. This may annoy some
friendly error message. Use a more
informal tone. "Oops! This page
must have been deleted or moved."
Include your site map on the
Include a method for visitors to easily
contact you on the error page such
as a contact form or chat script.
the referring page via the
HTTP_REFERER server variable.
Notify webmasters of these sites
that the link is no longer valid.
To prevent search
engines from spiddering your error
pages, add the following line
between the <head> and </head>
tags on the error page:
<META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX,
Upload the 404.html page to the
same location as listed in your .htaccess
Try it out. Go to a page on your
site that does not exist.
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