Did you ever wonder what the 404 error page looks like on your website?

Oh Vey! 404 Error page from The Jewish Museum  

Test your website!

Type in the URL for your website.   ADD some gibberish on the end.

and see what happens.....

           that is your 404 error page.

That is what your customers, clients or collectors see right before they leave your website in frustration. 

Looks pretty bad doesn't it?


Try again. 
Here are two methods for finding a 404 error page.
It works for any site. 

My website is  http://www.harriete-estel-berman.info

To find my error page I can take two approaches: 




Some museums have great 404 error pages:

This is the 404 error page for the Salvador Dali Museum

This 404 Error  page includes a quote from Dali which keeps the identity of the website entertaining and memorable for the viewer.

A closer view is below.

Here is another great example from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston using an image from their collection. This 13th century scroll has new context in the 21st century. 

Night Attack on the Sanjo Palace from the Illustrated Scrolls of the Event Heiji Period from the Collection of Museum of Fine Art Boston as their 404 Error page.


ASK Harriete is running a whole series of OOPS! 404 error pages. The series just started so subscribe for your once a week tutorial on the topic.

OOPS! Examples of Creative 404 Error Pages & Mistakes.

OOPS! When Something Goes Wrong - Broken Links & 404 Errors


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