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Set up a custom 404 page

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Hi there,
 
I have a question...
I have search on the pagelines forum, but i can't find my answer yet.
 
I would like to set up a custom 404 page for my website flyboarden.nl
 
This steps I allready take:
 
Step 1: In my back-end i follow this steps:
Pagelines > Themeplates > 404 > Drag & Drop Themplate setup > Drag the Content, and drop it to the 404 Error themeplate. Just like this printscreen:
 
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Step 2: 
Pagelines > Meta > 404.
 
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So, i can't see where i can type my custom 404 text (content).
I also read the forum topic on pagelines: content box section. But after download the "zip" file, I don't know what to do with this file?
 
What also doen't work is change my .htaccess
Example Rule:
 
ErrorDocument 404 /wp/contact/
 
 
So my 404 page is now look like http://www.flyboarden.nl/wp/example404

 


Hopefully someone can help me out.
 
 
Rowin

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I also read the forum topic on pagelines: content box section. But after download the "zip" file, I don't know what to do with this file?

unzip the file, and upload the folder to wp-content/plugins/pagelines-sections/ using an FTP client. 

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Hi there!

 

It works for now. Maby an other option is better? 

 

Probably I can use the same html/css as another websitepage, so the page is in the same design? Where I can find this html/css? 

Now I use the postloop, because I automatic use this html/css. For an example http://www.flyboarden.nl/wp/Testmy404page

 

Maby an other option is better? 

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I have an old expression.  "If it works; it works and that's good."

 

It looks very nice!

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Thanks a lot!

This works great!
 

Another question. Can I get my "normal" page lay-out for the content box section?

 

There is now text in my 404 page ("Test), but in another lay-out. 

Check my custom 404 page here: http://flyboarden.nl/wp/testt

 

Hopefully you have something for this?

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Hi, you can add all available sections to the 404 page, but I'm unclear what you want to do when you say:

 

Can I get my "normal" page lay-out for the content box section?

 

What do you mean "normal" page lay-out for the content box section?   Apologies, but I may be misunderstanding your intent or question.

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Hi, you can add all available sections to the 404 page, but I'm unclear what you want to do when you say:

 

Hi Rob! Sorry for my english ;).

 

I found it myself.... i think! What I mean is: 

When you use the "Content Box section", you don't have your normal "design", but only your tekst, with no background, blocks and things like that.

 

I have add the follow html code, wich I random copied from my website html code.

<section id="postloop" class="copy section-postloop">

 

I add some text here, so it looks like this: http://flyboarden.nl/wp/pagenotfound

 

</section>

 

 

Are there any problems when use this html code? Is this the best solution?

 

 

Thanks a lot people!

 

Rowin.

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Hi,

 

I'm not sure you should use any class for the postloop in the content box. 

 

Your English is fine. I just didn't understand the context of your question.

 

You can try it, of course.  Let's hope it works!

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