We always get asked how about making a custom 404 error page in RapidWeaver. Well folks, today is your lucky day :)
Why a custom 404 error page? The reason is quite simple you want to retain,attract and direct the attention of your visitor. It’s not their fault they have entered something incorrectly and got a dull looking page that does not resemble your web site.
Another plus is that is great for search engines, you never know they might stumble on a bad page so you can have links in your new 404 page to go back to where they should be looking.
In todays show, I will walk you through:
- creating a custom 404 error page in RapidWeaver, more specifically page settings.
- editing the htaccess file ,
- what to put in the htaccess file for the 404 page
Yes, all of that in 5 minutes . So what are you waiting for …. ?