How to create Nginx Error Pages e.g. 404

Posted June 16, 2015 72.3k views
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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.

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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/;

Check out this tutorial for all the information:

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

by Justin Ellingwood
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