The dreaded 404 error page.
We’ve all encountered it at some point.
And in my opinion, there’s no bigger buzzkill than getting hit with a 404 error when browsing a site.
You’re right in the middle of exploring interesting content, and all of a sudden, you’re thrown a curveball.If you’re not sure what a 404 page is, let’s look at a formal definition. According to Google , A 404 page is what a user sees when they try to reach a non-existent page on your site (because they’ve clicked on a broken link, the page has been deleted or they’ve mistyped a URL). Here’s what an ugly, generic 404 looks like: Not too flattering, huh?But you can pretty them up, like I did on Quick Sprout: You’ve seen 404s. You’ve cursed 404s. And your site might even have 404s. The problem with 404s What’s the big deal with 404s? Are they really […]