Creating Error 404 Mechanism on (Linux Webhosting)

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Creating Error 404 Mechanism on (Linux Webhosting)

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This design for IONOS hosting which I use. It might work with others as well:

Please Note:
Custom error messages apply to all of the domains in the package where the website is located.

1. Create a file named .htaccess and add the following content:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule (.*) /error_404.html
ErrorDocument 404 /error_404.html


2. create the page error_404.html in WWB.

Place the files .htaccess and error_404.html in the root directory of your website. After a few minutes, the changes take effect, and the new error message appears if the corresponding error occurs.
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