Blogspot is a free platform and easy to setup at same time requires some customization like creating 404 page for blogger which serves as when any page or link which is not available on server at that time custom error page will be display.
You might have stumbled on a blogger blog before and notice the default 404 page what you mistakenly visit a non existing page on that site, the default 404 page doesn’t look optimized for SEO improvement.
When you have a custom 404 page it gives your visitor a guide when they stumble on pages that don’t exist yet, i will always support creating a custon 404 page on blogspot.
How To Create Custom 404 Page for Blogger
- Login on your Blogger Account, Go on DashBoard.
- Click on Settings.
- Click on Search preference.
- Locate Custom Page not found and Edit it.
- Paste your code there
- and save.
You can make use of HTML codes and CSS on your custom 404 page to make it look nice.
You can also copy the code below and use:
<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.sitelink.com/" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://www.sitelink.com/files/404.png"/></a></div> <br /> <span style="color: red;"><b>Oops! 404 File or Directory Not Found</b></span><br /> <br /> <br /> Go to our <span style="color: red;"><b><a href="http://www.sitelink.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Home page</a></b></span> to explore more...........<br /> <br /> <div>Contact With us <b><a href="http://www.sitelink.com/" target="_blank">Contact us</a></b></div>
Note: Change the URL to your blog Url and replace image URL with your 404 image.
That’s all, Enjoy…
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