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404 Error Page Learn to make a really cool one

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First, you should know a little bit of basic PHP. It is relatively simple.


echo $_SERVER['HTTP_USER_AGENT']; - Displays users browser.
echo $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']; - Displays users IP Address.

If you have a PHP host, put in
and in one of the sections, there are a whole bunch like these. Like display where user came from etc. Experiment...and you can create something like

Hey! What are you trying to do, buddy?! I know you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer! Your IP is! So don't keep trying or we will hunt you down and hack you!

for a 404 Error Page. Oh boy!


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Additional Information on Configuring the .htaccess so as to define the custom error pages. You can either do by the following way or login to your Cpanel and use the custom error page tool to configure the .htaccess file automatically.

For sites hosted on the Linux cluster, you must create a .htaccess file and upload it to your www directory. You will also need to write the custom error pages and upload them to your site.
The .htaccess file is used to override a default setting within the configuration of Apache. The syntax for the .htaccess file is as follows:

ErrorDocument errorcode path-to-page

A working example:
ErrorDocument 404 /custom/404.php

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