A way to make custom 404 page for glitch website applications?

Im wondering how to make a custom 404 page, I’ve searched online and found you need a file called .htaccess
and type ErrorDocument 404 (location of error 404 document)/error404.html And it doesnt work. Any help is appreciated.


You can’t use a .htaccess file on Glitch. One way to do it is to use Express and set the last route to be one that catches everything that hasn’t already been handled by a route. So in https://glitch.com/edit/#!/simplistic-farmer for example, I have a route for ‘/’, the homepage, which renders: https://simplistic-farmer.glitch.me/ but if I try going to https://simplistic-farmer.glitch.me/gfdgdfgfdg it shows 404, because of the app.get('*' on line 19: https://glitch.com/edit/#!/simplistic-farmer?path=server.js:19:1


Thank you! But what about making a complete separate page for it though like they will be redirected from https://simplistic-farmer.glitch.me/gfdgdfgfdg to https://simplistic-farmer.glitch.me/404.html or showing that HTML page.

I’ve updated the example to use a page, see https://glitch.com/edit/#!/simplistic-farmer?path=server.js:18:0

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Thank you so much! Helped alot!

I’m very sorry to revive the conversation but I try to make this solution and It don’t work…
Can you help me ?

Hi @Merlode11,

What errors are you facing exactly?

When I enter a bad url, it’s show me this :

But I want this :

Im trying to make it in ejs and i but that code from server.js in my app.js but it just send a error here

and im trying to fix but it just get more error then

Thats your issue

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Let me say in advance that I am very sorry to bump this thread, but it looks like you are using the PHP development server. You should switch over to lamp-poc and create a .htaccess file with the following:

ErrorDocument 404 /your404page.php
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No worries about bumping the thread - I didn’t know app.get("*", ... was a thing until today. Gotta try it!