404 FILE NOT FOUND
We’ve all seen the above message at least once, perhaps many times, while navigating through the Web. Maybe you typed in a link wrong and clicked on link that went nowhere.
Typically, you get a non-descript page telling you of the error involved. What some people might not realize is that every webmaster is free to direct visitors to whatever they want when a 404 error is encountered. It could be a custom made 404 page, another internal page, or even another site.
A few months ago, I discovered this and took about five minutes to whip up my own little 404 page for this site. It’s pretty cheezy, but for five minutes, I didn’t expect much.