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How to create Nginx Error Pages e.g. 404

June 16, 2015 1.9k views
Nginx Getting Started Ubuntu

Hello, how i create a nginx error page ?

For e.g. a user access http://doamain.tld/jhkgk he watches a site saved at /var/www/error/404.html but still see http://doamain.tld/jhkgk as the url.

1 Answer

In order to provide a custom error page, you need to set it up in your Nginx configuration. To server /var/www/error/404.html for 404 errors, you can use something like:

        error_page 404 /404.html;
        location = /404.html {
                root /var/www/error/;
                internal;
        }

Check out this tutorial for all the information:

How To Configure Nginx to Use Custom Error Pages on Ubuntu 14.04

Nginx is a high performance web server capable of serving content with flexibility and power. When designing your web pages, it is often helpful to customize every piece of content that your users will see. This includes error pages for when they request content that is not...
  • You left out root in the 4th line.

    It should read:

        error_page 404 /404.html;
        location = /404.html {
                root /var/www/error/;
                internal;
        }
    
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