W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webplatform@w3.org > March 2013

Re: 404 page (was Re: URL aliases for WPD without /wiki)

From: Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2013 09:37:25 -0400
Message-ID: <51505315.5020206@w3.org>
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
CC: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Sébastien Desbenoit <seb@desbenoit.net>, Julee <julee@adobe.com>, Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I just stumbled on http://designmodo.com/404-error-pages-examples/
It could give some ideas.

Denis

On 03/22/2013 01:29 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
> Yup, completely agree. That’s why I said I liked the idea of having that link, without mentioning anything about the redirect ;)
> 
> Cheers,
> Lea
> 
> Lea Verou
> W3C developer relations
> http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mar 22, 2013, at 19:24, Doug Schepers wrote:
> 
>> Hi, Lea-
>>
>> On 3/22/13 12:38 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
>>> FYI, here’s what Wikipedia does [1]
>>>
>>> I like the idea of having a link that says “Did you mean to type
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/foo?” there. Thoughts?
>>>
>>> [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/foo
>>
>> Looks fine to me, though I think I'd avoid the redirect... I like the idea of making the 404 a teachable moment, with a link that they have to follow.
>>
>> Regards-
>> -Doug
>>
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 25 March 2013 13:37:29 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 8 May 2013 19:57:40 UTC