Monday, February 02, 2009


Via Dizzy, here is a selection of bizarre and beautiful 404 error pages.

Some are amusing, some are inventive, some are just works of art: who would have thought that a humble error page could be so entertaining?

My favourites are this one, this one and this one.

I might have to wander off and make myself a nice 404. When I have some time to waste, anyway...

UPDATE: I sent the article to my boss and pointed out that we should have a good 404 for our site. He replied, saying that he liked the one above but it should be a picture of me instead...


Oldrightie said...

404 error

Gordon Brown is no longer available!

Anonymous said...

Creating a 404 page is one of those perfect little Friday afternoon jobs for a developer. I used to keep a list of harmless little jobs like this to do on Friday afternoons; avoiding the risk of breaking something just before heading off for the weekend!

Anonymous said...

Wish I could remember where this one popped up:

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pron surfed, weak and weary.
Over many a strange and spurious pronsite of 'Hot XXX galore'.
While I clicked my favourite bookmark, suddenly there came a warning.
And my heart was filled with mourning, mourning for my dear amour.
'Tis not possible!', I muttered, 'give me back my free hardcore!'

Quoth the server,


Wasn't Pron by the way.

Faerie Lady said...

This one popped up last night and I thought you may enjoy it - if nothing else it involves a cat which is always a winner in my book.

Take care and speak soon.

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