How to configure Apache2 to Use Custom Error Pages on Ubuntu?
Creating your custom error page
Now let’s dive in adding a custom error page to your site.
<a href="index.html” class=”err-btn”><i class=”fas fa-angle-right”></i></a>
You can also make your own version of 404 html page more visually appealing
Implement the 404 Page
Now that you have your custom error page coded (referred to as 404.html from here on), Now quickly go to the home directory /var/www/html/.
The next step is editing your Apache localized-error-pages file to use 404.html instead of the default error page.
Locate your localized-error-pages configuration file in the/var/www/html/.directory. The file will be called localized-error-pages.conf
Now you can see there are different types of error pages that can be overridden. Just uncomment line 8 that starts with “ErrorDocument 404” and add “/404.html” instead of the default location for that error page. You can simply repeat this or create different custom error pages for each type of error.
Save and Exit Once Done
ErrorDocument 404 /404.html
Now the last step is to restart your Apache server in order for the changes to take effect:
sudo service apache2 restart
See the 404 Page
Now visiting unavailable pages on your site should display your custom 404 page!
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