Sunday, March 25, 2012

7 Steps To Customize 404 Error Page Not Found Message in Google Provided Blogger Dot Com Blog

It seen that maximum bloggers started blogging with Google provided as they they are getting aged then shifted to other platform like Wordpress.So is popular till date.Recent update from Google has given more user friendly script in blogger.If any one uses blogger regularly and write or publish posts on everyday then it needs to maintain blog posts to be in high quality and to improve productivity,sometimes it needs to edit,update blog posts or delete certain depreciated posts from blog.When it is edited,revert back a published post to draft or in the middle of something,the users navigating to same posts may see that particular page is not available on the blog.The same scenario applies for published but deleted posts too.In such a situation a friendly,creative and customized message will definitely help blog visitors to see what's wrong and get back to the blog to explore other posts.Would any one mind adding friendly and customized message for blog visitors?Technically it is called the message 404 or Not Found error message.It occurs when a server couldn't find or display user requested page from the site.It means the page that user is trying to view is broken temporarily or already deleted.So Blogger will show off a standard not found error message as below,

As Blogger was responsible for showing this message,it had no control over it and customization of this message was impossible. But now Blogger handing over more capabilities and features to users' side to make it more preferable and user-friendly service for users. As a result of this new adding up of features, now Blogger let blogger to customize and have blog's own page not found message(404 page)to display for your broken and deleted pages whenever visitors trying to access that pages.

So would any one like to display a custom page not found message as above?Let's figure it out. Further,It can make use of HTML and CSS to decorate blog custom message too for 404 page.7 steps to generate 404 page for provided blogspot blogs.
1.Go to Blogger Dashboard.

2. Click on your Blog Title.
3. Navigate to Settings tab from left pane.
4. Now jump to sub option Search preferences.
5. Find option Custom Page Not Found under Errors and redirections heading and click Edit link correspond to it.
6. Now enter your custom page not found message in corresponding text area.
[Note:Message shouldn't exceed 1000 characters, the maximum limit.]

7. Click on Save changes button.
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