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Manually editing your error pages

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This article explains how to manually customize your html or php error pages.


Customizing your error pages

When manually editing your .htaccess file you will need to add the following entry to fit your site:

ErrorDocument error-number /Your-Error-file.html

For example if I had the file notfound.html in the root directory of my site and I wanted to use it for a 404 error I would use:

ErrorDocument 404 /notfound.html

The other way is a work-around. But works really well. It just redirects the old error page to the new error page.

Make an error page such as Errorpage1.shtml. Then fill out this .htaccess redirect entry.

RewriteEngine On
            RewriteBase /
            RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^$
            RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.com/400.shtml$
            RewriteRule ^$ http://domain.com/errorpage1.shtml [L,R=301]
            
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