From my previous post about fix 404 error code, i show you how to redirects all your broken link, from old url to new url. If your blogging platform is blogger, and when people looking for a topic or specific keywords, and it doesn’t exist, usually the page will greet them like the pic below:

no keywords or topic found

That’s great if you already fix the problem, but what if you missed it?. With new blogger UI, you can customize your 404 Page Not Found to look more professional, cooler, or less boring. The use of this new tool is give a lost visitor that usually come from SE a new direction what they should do if they couldn’t find the article they looking for. It’s also a new way to interacting with your visitor.

Now, how to customize your 404 page not found?. Just follow the steps below:

1. Go to your dashboard settings —> search preferences —> errors and redirections. Click on custom page not found edit button.

where to find errors and redirections blogger

2. Copy-paste the code below on custom page not found text box.

<img src=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-b8GmwqM0FcQ/UbvuhlbiMmI/AAAAAAAACWc/2xV_08r8Bso/s640/Page+Not+Found.jpg” alt=”404 error” title=”404 error” />
Oops, sorry bloggers. The page you looking for is not found. Try use our search more blogging tutorial search engine that place above post title. Or contact me if you have question.
<script type=”text/javascript”>
var GOOG_FIXURL_LANG = ‘in’;
var GOOG_FIXURL_SITE = ‘http://yoursite dot com
</script>
<script type=”text/javascript”
src=”http://linkhelp.clients.google.com/tbproxy/lh/wm/fixurl.js”>
</script>

custom 404 text box blogger

Replace the red text with your own design, if you have one. And the green text with your own url.

3. Click save changes button.

404 page not found sample design

Easy right?. Maybe you don’t like the page design, but you can actually download free 404 error page design from google.

Written by svnserendipity (admin)