C Panel Account settings
Custom Error Pages
Have you ever received a 404 Page Not Found screen when visiting a web site? If so, you now know what we are talking about when we refer to Error Pages. TCH not only supplies standard error pages, but allows you to customize those error pages.
Modifying .htaccess file
You can modify or add entries to the .htaccess file in order to identify where your custom error pages are located.
For example, if your error page is located at:
then, your entry in .htaccess should look like this:
ErrorDocument 404 /~mysite/404.txt
Can't find your error page?
If you look in the error log for your site you'll find the actual pathname that wasn't found. In your cPanel, look under Stats -- that will tell you where to put the error document.
[Sun Jun 15 01:50:47 2003] [error] [client 18.104.22.168] File does not exist:
You may also have to check the server-wide error log at /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log :
[Sun Jun 15 01:49:49 2003] [error] [client 22.214.171.124] File does not exist:
Making a better Error Page
Click here for some ideas on how to make a better error page!
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