How to create a 404 page - Page Not Found

Apr 29, 2016

Creating an Error 404 Page

If your Theme does not include a file named page_not_found.php, you can create your own.

Create a page_not_found.php

Upload the file to application/themes/CustomThemeFolder (or where your theme is)

Then add the following

<?php
defined('C5_EXECUTE') or die("Access Denied.");
$this->inc('elements/header.php'); ?>

<main>
    <div class="container">
        <div class="row">
            <div class="col-sm-9 col-sm-offset-3">
                <div class="jumbo">
                    <h1><?php echo t('404 Error')?></h1>
                    <p><?php echo t('Page not found.')?></p>
                </div>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</main>

<?php  $this->inc('elements/footer.php'); ?>

If you want to make your 404 page editable with a search, use the following instead.


<?php defined('C5_EXECUTE') or die("Access Denied."); $this->inc('inc/header.php'); ?> <div id="main-content" class="main-container"> <div class="main-content-inner clearfix"> <main role="main"> <div class="container"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-sm-8 col-sm-offset-2"> <main role="main"> <article> <?php $a = new Area('Main'); $a->enableGridContainer(); $a->display($c); ?> </article> </main> <div class="jumbo"> <h1><?php echo t('404 Error')?></h1> <p><?php echo t('Page not found, so please search.')?></p> <?php $bt = BlockType::getByHandle('search'); $bt->controller->title = t('Search'); $bt->controller->buttonText = t('Search'); $bt->render(); ?> </div> </div> </div> </div> </main> </div> </div> <?php $this->inc('inc/footer.php'); ?>

Find out how to optimize you 404 error page.

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