For visitors it is really very annoying when they see 404 error message whether you have added customized 404 error page or not.But with the help of customized error page we can decrease their frustration at some extent.Also,as SEO(Search Engine Optimization) view it is not good for any site or blog having too much 404 error pages.If your site has too much 404 error pages then it would be possible that search engines may ignore your site.If this happens then you may loose your daily page views at large extent which is very hurtful for any blogger.
Now,we will come to the point that how to add customized 404 error page?
If you are familiar with html, java coding then you can easily create a 404 error page for your site but if you are not then don't worry,we will tell you a simple way to create a fascinate 404 error page for your blog/site.
Step 1 :- First of all,you need an image which you want to show on your customized error page.You can create your own image with the help of adobe photo shop or any other software. You can also download image from internet.There are lots of 404 error images are available on internet but do not use any copyright image.You can also find 404 error images on www.iconarchive.com,You can find free to use images or paid images on this site.
Step 2:- After opting image for your 404 error page go to you blogger dashboard and click on new post as usual you do to write new post.Now insert image which you want to show on your error page and write error message. You can write anything like; sorry page has been removed from our directory, The page you are looking for has been removed or updated,Page no longer available on our directory, Oops! page has been removed etc. It would be better to write an apologise line followed by first line like; We are sorry for the trouble,We are sorry for it etc.In the end you may request to visitors to see your homepage.Don't forget to enter link of your homepage.