4/01/2007

404 - Error Page...

Are these self explanatory to someone whoz new to computers?
if no read on...





We understand what 404 means: Page Not Found. But the average internet user has no idea what 404 means or what to do about it. To them, it's yet another unintelligible error message from the computer. Most 404 pages are unvarnished geek-speak.

One of the best error pages I've ever seen is/was from Dunstan's 1976 Design blog . I think it hits most of your points for a good error page, although it doesn't automatically search and it doesn't automatically send an error report (although it comes awfully close with a simple "submit quick error report" that requires no forms to fill out).

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