Exercise 5: Set custom error messages

Customising error messages is often overlooked, but it’s easy to tailor this experience for your website. See: https://salsadigital.com.au/somepage as an example. ![A close up of a piece of paper

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Exercise 1.12: Create a friendly error page

In this exercise you’ll create a custom error message/page. The page could be a graphic, or a useful message.

  1. Create basic pages with an appropriate message for each situation (e.g. http://example.com/notfound and http://example.com/accessdenied\)

  2. Specify the error page A screenshot of a custom 404 page

  3. Go to Configuration → System → Basic site settings

  4. Type in the paths in the bottom section on Error pages

  5. Save configuration

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