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Is there a simple way to redirecr a page whena 404 error is found, using cpanel?
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You need to use/setup a custom errors in the config of the web server.

Presumably this is an Apache web server?

ERRORDOCUMENT error document or url to open
ErrorDocument 404 http://somesite

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/custom-error.html
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Got it... thx
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I realise the question is closed but the question was "using cPanel".  Yes.  cPanel tries to serve the file /404.shtml by default, but usually gives a plain error 500 page saying that it had a 404, failed to find either 404.shtml or 500.shtml.

The cPanel page at https://YOURSERVER.com:2083/frontend/x3/err/index.html lets you enter text to display as 404.shtml, 500.shtml and the others.

Obviously creating/editing a .htaccess file isn't hard, but it is beyond a lot of people.  Using that cPanel page shouldn't be beyond many, certainly not any of the people who would know to worry about that kind of thing.
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