Great job. Way more creative than me.
I will do better then mine currently is and re-post. :)
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> On Dec 5, 2019, at 7:38 AM, Alan Schussman <alan(a)schussman.com> wrote:
> This is cool. I like the idea of a weekly something-to-do a lot. I've made my
own 404: http://tilde.club/~schussat/404.html
>> On 3 Dec 2019, at 12:32, benharri(a)tilde.club wrote:
>> December 3, 2019 10:48 AM, "Bradley Gannon" <bradley(a)tilde.club>
>>> Hello, ~clubbers:
>>> Welcome to the first-ever Weekly Webpage Workshop. I've seen many a
complaint amongst you that you
>>> don't know what to put on your shiny new ~club webpages. The gleaming
white blankness can be
>>> intimidating, so I've decided to at least *try* to change that by sending
out what you might call
>>> "HTML writing prompts" each week. If you like, try implementing the
idea yourself, and then share
>>> and discuss your attempt in this thread. Next week, I'll try to put
together a participation
>>> summary for your enjoyment.
>> Yay, thanks for getting this started!
>>> So, onward we march to the first prompt:
>>> **Make a custom 404 page.**
>>> We all know 404 pages. `HTTP 404 Not Found` is the tumbleweed-filled
wasteland that meets any
>>> traveller of the Internet unfortunate enough to follow a dead link (or
mistype a URL). Most web
>>> servers don't bother replacing the bland default 404 page that ships with
their server binary, and
>>> a good fraction don't even have such pages. Instead, they just tell the
web server to redirect 404s
>>> back to the homepage, or something boring like that.
>>> A few server admins have the creativity and lightness of heart to take a page
that normally creates
>>> frustration or disappointment and make it at least a little fun. Take
examples. (Many more
>>> examples exist; these are just the ones that came to my mind immediately.)
Your task, should you
>>> choose to accept it, is to build such a page for yourself and host it
somewhere on your ~tilde.
>>> Maybe consider putting a neat `.gif` or video on your 404 page, or perhaps a
>>> Make it simple or grand, detailed or unpolished. It's up to you.
>>> As far as I'm aware, there's no way to make your 404 page show up as
the actual 404 page for your
>>> ~tilde without help from ~ben or ~deepend. I'll say that getting your 404
page set up on tilde.club
>>> will be extra credit.
>> Can I get the extra credit if I set it up? :)
>> I just configured nginx to server a file called 404.html as the error page
>> if it exists in your ~/public_html.
>> For your consideration, a page that doesn't exist in my webroot and my very
>> basic 404 page: https://tilde.club/~benharri/doesntexist.html