Ever since the users start working on browsers, they get used to 404 error. A sort of long lasting affair. But what is 404 error all about? In computer language, 404 error indicates a broken link between the client and the server. Subsequently, the standard response code gives you no option, except leaving the page with bare hands. However, creativity over the years has reached new heights in all areas and now you can convey the error with a sugar coated message. To know further, read the below examples. You can also see Funny 404 Page Designs.
Airbnb rents out the vacation homes online. The business is spanned over 191 nations. The California headquartered company goes with a standard 404 error message in which a girl bemused with a melted candy bar. You can also see PHP 404 Error Pages.
The Danish toy manufacturers ‘Lego’ came up with a playful 404 error page for their website. A toy with a plug in one hand and the socket in another which delivers the message ‘Connection lost’.
MailChimp is a name that doesn’t need any introduction. Any business that deals with mass mailing can easily identify the service provider. The Mail champ uses it’s trademark chimp to deliver the 404 message. The animated background indicates an unidentified territory.
To conclude, technical mishaps are inevitable for any company and if you are creative enough there is a lot to do with that ‘lost space’. Use these sugar coated message instead of instead of leaving the visitors in no man’s land.