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A Collection of Some of the Best 404 Pages

Error 404 pages are incredibly useful tools for webmasters. Firstly, they help redirect any visitors who have got lost on your site – perhaps they typed in an URL incorrectly, clicked on a broken link or are trying to find a page that simply isn’t there. By providing them with an Error 404 page you can swiftly get the visitor back to where they needed to be. Secondly, creating a fun and amusing 404 page can help to re-engage your visitor. Indeed, a “cool” 404 error page can give users a sense of belonging or portray a website in exactly the way the webmaster want users to see it.

Furthermore, by giving a lot of thought to your 404 error page, you can show users that you mean business and take advantage of this unique opportunity to pass across any message you want to the average user. From across the internet, there are loads of webmasters getting creative when setting up their Error 404. This is good practice which should be copied by several webmasters across the web. Consequently, in this article, we will take a look at just a few of the coolest and most creative 404 pages you can find out there.

DDZ

oil

This is a simple yet quirky collage of different 404 images.

Catswhocode 404

cat

Images of cats doing funny things will always go down a charm!

Larknews 404

amusing 404

This is an amusing take on the old error 404 pages.

Abduzeedo 404

some 404

An amusing 404 page with a classic quote.

Fluther 404

funny404

Limpfish

wanted404

A lonely hearts ad for a 404 page.

Ferdaze

cartoon404

Simple yet effective graphic that’s a break from the norm.

Atspace

retro404

A retro-inspired 404 error page.

Expansion broadcast 404

expansion404

This Error 404 page includes a contact form to report the error.

Chrisglass 404

fight404

A simple yet effective graphic.

Virgin holidays cruises

virgin404

This is a simple, yet effective 404 error page. It gives a sense of relaxation and serenity.

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2 Comments

  1. This shows how far we can get with creativity when designing a 404 page. Thanks for sharing this collection – quite funny and motivating too 🙂

    I like the cat one 🙂

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