No matter how careful we are, visitors to a website can find themselves staring at a 404 error page. It is important to make sure the error experience is just as good as the website.
The most common way people find themselves at a 404 page is because of broken links on a page. It is important that you validate your links and check your analytics tools to see if you can spot the culprit.
Here are some examples of some really good error pages…
I like how they made an account for the 404 page. I wasn’t expecting it and it made me smile when I saw it.
I had a good chuckle when I saw this one and isn’t that what it is all about? Offering a positive experience when something goes wrong?
A site dedicated to sea and shore fishing. The error page is therefore water related.