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Error Pages

Make errors a little easier to handle

Here are some of my favourite 404 pages and Error pages.

If you're wondering what a 404 page is, it is a "Page not Found" HTTP response. If you want to try and find some 404 pages, try typing "404" or a random word in at the end of a URL.

Send me some cool ones to be featured here, and if you are okay with it I will add credits, so send a Twitter handle if you like! Also please let me know if a previous error page is updated. This is the cool bit about collecting them - I can have a collection of previous pages even when the original website is updated. Like a really manual and incomplete version of the Way Back Machine

Hopefully we're not triggering too many errors and freaking out the site admins...

You can also kindly send me some Konami codes, I've started collecting them too and I think they're rarer! I am excited about this one too...

Slack

  • Stop Slacking
  • Friday, February 3, 2017 1:54 PM
  • Found By: Jon Humphrey from @precisioncoding
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Slack Error Page

Slack

Jon Humphrey @precisioncoding clued me onto this wondrous Slack error page.

You have to go there to experience it but the art and the movement make you forget where you actually wanted to go for a while.

 

I have been there for 3.5 hours now.

Summary

Trello

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:35 AM
  • Found By: Dan @optimisticcoder
  • Error Type: 404

Trello

@callumbwhyte clued me onto Dan @optimisticcoder's find of a Trello page with a peaceful husky-style dog. The innocent is bliss. I couldn't find the link to replicate this, I just get this boring error instead:

 

Trello 2

 

Boo! I want the cute doggy! How much is that doggy in the window??

Summary

40D

  • Adblocks are not welcome here
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:28 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: Error
  • Link: Channel 4 Live

40D

I've noticed a recent trend for Adblocks to be dealt with in a stern but faintly comical way. For example, my AdBlocker was running when using Channel Four Live (and Flash player, and a load of other stuff that stopped it working).

 

They politely but guilt-inducingly told me they were "funded entirely by adverts" and that I was running an Ad Blocker, so did I see where they were going with that? Wow. Now I feel a bit bad... but they don't let you watch the program it seems with the Ad Blockers switched on (I'm sure there are ways around this if you can be bothered, but I was just watching Sunday Brunch for about ten minutes). 

 

I wish there was an Ad Blocker for their infinite advertising...

Summary

Marvel

  • A Marvellous example of a 404 page
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:22 AM
  • Found By: Iain Miller @fwdslashnet
  • Error Type: 404

Marvel

I feel like I should say #spoileralert because the Marvel 404 pages are really quite special.

 

The one that clued me onto these was discovered by C# developer Iain Miller, who found this Deadpool 404.

 

When I revisited the site later, I must have missed something because there was a new one! An interactive magnifying glass of Ant-Man

 

Marvel Shrunk

 

Keep refreshing and more of your Marvel favourites appear - some with funky/creepy effects!

Summary

Gumtree

  • Topcat
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:14 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Gumtree 404

Gumtree

Gumtree is a goto for anyone looking for a bargain, or to get rid of all their stuff for barely a tenth of it's worth during a wild and possibly ill-advised decision to move somewhere for a fresh start.

 

Somehow I came across their 404 page, and this rather smart and smug cat proudly informed me that I was in the wrong place. 

 

I don't mind, he can tell me anything, he's awesome.

Summary

Stack Overflow

  • Stack Overflow overflowed
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 10:59 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404

Stack Overflow

Do you remember what you were doing the day StackOverflow went down? I was researching something and came across an old, old page, barely useful but yet somehow still relevant to what I was doing.

 

At that very moment the site showed me 00010101s and was "offline for maintenance"! Was it my fault? Had I accessed something so deep in the ether of the internet that I'd brought down the developer's goto?

 

No - turns out someone just screwed up a deployment. Oops.

 Stack Exchange

 

The site came back painfully... 

 Runtime error

 

 Then read-only...

Read Only

 

And soon we were back with our Google of choice for dev questions. *happysigh*

Turns out Stack Exchange has a fairly cute 404 page too

Stack Exchange 404

 

Summary

Lib Dems

  • Mandate does not exist
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 5:09 PM
  • Found By: Chris Stevenson
  • Error Type: 404

Lib Dems

Chief Wit Chris Stevenson sent me this witty 404 page from the Lib Dems website. Nothing like a well-timed error page while things get politically random!

 

Also, they have this 404 page when you go to http://www.libdems.org.uk/404

 

Somehow I don't think this would make Google News:

 

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Summary

Chapter Arts

  • Experimental piece of art
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015 10:16 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Chapter

Chapter Arts

Chapter is one of my favourite places in Cardiff. It regularly shows films, drama and has an awesome bar too. I like this film-style error page and the friendly guidance with the additional option:

 

This "is an experimental piece of art and you're in the right place"

Summary

eHive

  • Maps over Apps
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015 10:11 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: eHive

eHive

I love all things map related, and I liked this nod towards finding your way around on eHive's 404 page.

Summary

Last.fm

  • Dischordant
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015 9:55 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404

Last.fm

I'm a sucker for a sad robot and while I was running an error check on all my bookmarks I found Last.fm's error page. You just want to cheer it up!

Summary

Vis

  • Anything can happen...
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:08 PM
  • Found By: Garpur Dagsson
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Vis

Vis

Garpur Dagsson from Reykjavík, Iceland sent me this error page for Vis, an Insurance Company. It translates to "Anything can happen", which I think is a nice combination of the company and the error page failing. Plus the cat on it is cute but I know that feeling oh-too-well when my cat has knocked my water over, on purpose, to wake me up!

Summary

Pen and Sword Books

  • Die by the Pen
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:56 PM
  • Found By: Chris Stevenson
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Pen and Sword

Pen and Sword Books

Excellent chap Chris Stevenson sent me this rather dashing 404 page for Pen and Sword Books. Being a sucker for maps, 404s and wartime regalia this tickled my fancy.

Summary

Bloomberg

  • Arrrgh!
  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 2:16 PM
  • Found By: Lee Kelleher
  • Error Type: 404

Bloomberg

Fresh from his Mastermind-style grilling (from me) at the recent @umBristol hosted by @mayflymedia, Umbraco MVP Lee Kelleher sent me this 404 by Bloomberg.

 

I feel like someone got a little, um, creative with it... like someone asked them "Can you design me how a 404 makes the user feel?"

Summary

Ted Gustaf

  • Doh!
  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 2:05 PM
  • Found By: Thomas Morris
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Ted Gustaf

Ted Gustaf

Me ol' Umbraco buddy Thomas Morris found this Ted Gustaf 404 page, it kind of sums up the feeling from both the content editor and the user when they can't find a page. Doh!

Summary

Life in Pixels

  • Life in Pixels Cute Ghost
  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 2:00 PM
  • Found By: @Charles_Afford
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Life in Pixels

Life in Pixels

Charles Afford found this cute scared/embarrassed ghost on the Life in Pixels site

Summary

Xero

  • Xero
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:13 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404

Xero

This 404 page by Xero at http://my.workflowmax.com is genius. It is CCTV of the poor dev having to do the maintenance, and you can either feed him coffee... or zap him so he'll hurry up!

 

I only zapped him once....

Summary

IMDB

  • Movie not found...
  • Friday, December 26, 2014 2:54 PM
  • Found By: Trevor Morgan
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: IMDB 404

IMDB

Trevor Morgan, fellow Umbraco Level 2 course attendee, sent me this great 404 page from IMDB. It throws you a quote from a film so you can also play "guess the film"!

Summary

Post Office

  • Postman
  • Monday, December 1, 2014 8:04 AM
  • Found By: David Garland
  • Error Type: 404

Post Office

My dad David Garland found this Post Office 404 page today. It's informative and the guidance links at the bottom help the user decide where they should go instead.

 

Although I do wonder if they might benefit from using this image from Longleat Postman Pat Village too. 

 

 

Postman Pat

 

Terrifying.

 

(That has actually reminded me of a childhood memory, when my gran knitted me a Postman Pat doll as a present. She took ages on it, it was perfect. She presented it to me and instead of being delighted, I cried. It's head was so long and floppy that somehow it made me really sad for Postman Pat.)

Summary

Axure

  • Sketchy
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 2:37 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Axure Share 404
  • Link: Axure 404

Axure

Someone looking on a physical Sitemap is a cute idea, and Axure Share carry on the sketchy theme with their main website too:

 

Axure 404

 

Summary

Groupon

  • Groupon cat
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 2:34 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Groupon 404

Groupon

There's nothing like a 404 page with a pixelated philosophical cat, and a philosophical question about the nature of a 404 page, and Groupon's page just fits the bill.

Summary

CodePlex

  • A cake-like lie
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 2:29 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404

CodePlex

This was a pleasant surprise! A subtle little non-demanding error page, with a discrete Portal reference to boot!

 

And if you refresh you get other messages such as:

 

The page you seek now

Is in a parallel land

Likely a worm hole

Summary

Spotify

  • Goodbye TuneWiki
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 2:24 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: Error

Spotify

I used to love TuneWiki for streaming lyrics during Spotify sessions, but it turns out it has gone. Oh. There seems to be another similar app now though... 

 

Spotify serve up an appropriate image and guiding content to the user (me) to know that they can no longer read the lyrics to Beyonce's "Partition" (note - turns out they're EXPLICIT)...

Summary

Twitter

  • Fail Robot
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 2:21 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: Error

Twitter

I found this error while browsing around on the Twitter Widget API settings. Not the Fail Whale of old but a cute confused robot.

Summary

Currys

  • Black Friday
  • Sunday, November 30, 2014 2:11 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: Load

Currys

Black Friday and people went crazy, fighting each other in Tesco for a coffee machine in Cardiff. People went crazy online too, stamping over each other metaphorically trying to get their time on the Currys website. Lots of sites KO'd from the demand, and I heard of Debenhams, Argos and more crumbling under the sheer volume of bargain seekers trying to buy more stuff.

Summary

YouGov

  • Contemplative Opinionated Man
  • Friday, November 28, 2014 12:49 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: YouGov 404

YouGov

Survey site and civilian compass YouGov's 404 is sort of contemplative man forming an opinion on the political situation of the day. Or just the price of cheese. Either way I just cashed in £50 for answering surveys. #boom

Summary

Dropbox

  • Quantum Cube
  • Friday, November 28, 2014 12:43 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Dropbox 404

Dropbox

Somehow I'd never noticed this Dropbox 404 before. Now I love cubes, I love puzzles, and this sketch has all the Escher obscurity that a 404 page needs.

Summary

Code Project

  • Matrix style
  • Friday, November 28, 2014 12:40 AM
  • Found By: Jonathan Robbins
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Code Project

Code Project

Epic Sitecore developer Jonathan Robbins found this wonderful 404 page for Code Project. It pretty much has everything... cute graphics, The Matrix, and a perfect idea for a 404.

Summary

Integrant Sight and Sounds

  • Every felt like you're in the wrong place?
  • Friday, November 28, 2014 12:32 AM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Integrant Sights and Sounds 404

Integrant Sight and Sounds

I came across an issue on Stack Overflow, which I was looking to help with as I'd recently solved a a very similar problem. I had to get the Instagram feed to scroll across the Zervas and Pepper website along the bottom.

The Stack Overflow user wanted their Instagram to scroll across their Integrant Sights and Sounds site using SimplyScroll.js.

Turns out my solution worked, I got a comment on Stack Overflow and they deleted the demo site. I never did get an up-vote on Stack Overflow though!

Summary

Google

  • Broken Robot :(
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 9:08 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Google 404

Google

Google know you've gotta love a broken robot!

Summary

CSS Tricks

  • Ripping a hole in this page
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 9:06 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: CSS Tricks 404

CSS Tricks

The CSS Tricks page title reads "You've ripped a hole in the fabric of the internet. Love, CSS-tricks."

Summary

Bluegg

  • Goat or Yoda
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 9:03 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Bluegg

Bluegg

Bluegg

As mentioned on the Mailchimp error page, I saw these Bluegg guys at the awesome Port 80 web conference in Newport. They were great, and so was their 404 page (Tom even did a yoda impression after audience pressure!)

Bluegg have since updated their 404 page to a screaming goat, in full colour motion picture!

Summary

Think Geek

  • Erroids
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 9:01 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Think Geek 404

Think Geek

 Think Geek shows that text can be just as effective as a cute image - I just like the word "Erroids"

Summary

Proteys

  • Funky Error Page
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 9:00 PM
  • Found By: Richard Metherell
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Proteys 404

Proteys

Proteys page is something special - WARNING: quite loud, but this one has to be viewed with the sound on to be appreciated! Thanks @RMM1982

Summary

3sixty

  • Wilted Daisy
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:56 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404

3sixty

3sixty's page not found is no longer linkable (http://www.3sixty.co.uk/page-not-found.aspx). Wilted daisy, queue comedy failed trumpet noise

Summary

Mailchimp

  • A long string of sausages vs cold chimp
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:53 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Mailchimp 404

Mailchimp

I've always admired Mailchimp for their excellent content writing. I watched a great talk by Tom and Rob from @bluegg at the brilliant Port 80 2012 event, about Personality on the Web, where they discussed the importance of tone. I think that talk is what got me even more into collecting funny 404s. 

Thing is with 404s is that they get removed and updated, which is why I like collecting them even more. Currently Mailchimp have a cold chimp on an animated background. All very swish as my gran would say.

However, for their previous 404, Mailchimp knew that a long string of sausages is always funny!

 

Mailchimp Previous 404

Summary

chi.mp

  • Frak!
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:51 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404

chi.mp

 From Star Wars references to Star Trek, chi.mp (no longer linkable) had a nice Star Trek reference. Classic.

Summary

Github

  • Star Wars
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:49 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Github 404

Github

Github has a cute Star Wars reference, now animated slightly in HTML5

Summary

Less

  • Less is more... 404
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:46 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Less Css 404

Less

I love LESS for making CSS easier and for enabling variables and mix-ins (I also like Sass). The 404 page sums Less up really.

Summary

Zervas and Pepper

  • Lost it's Mojo
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:43 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Zervas and Pepper 404

Zervas and Pepper

One of mine for the Zervas and Pepper site I did. The band seemed to like it, it just needs a funny image. Let me know if you have an open source cool image of something which has lost it's mojo and would match with the style of the site. Like a sad guitar or something.

 

The image shown is the new design, the previous design was from the old album:

 

Zervas and Pepper Previous Design

Summary

CBeebies

  • Error Page Shoutiness
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:40 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: CBeebies 404

CBeebies

Another nice BBC 404. Be warned that a guy shouts out the word you're hovering over...

Summary

BBC

  • Test Card Clown, new album out soon
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:32 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: BBC

BBC

A hidden gem on the BBC website. The 404 is the classic BBC Test Card Clown! I've just realised that's also an awesome name for a band... "Test Card Clown"

Summary

Bitly

  • Broken links mean the fishy sinks
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:29 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Bitly 404

Bitly

Bitly has lovely animated page with a nice JavaScript ripple effect. Probably a good thing seeing as all this link sharing must lead to lots of 404s

Summary

WOW

  • Is this what happens to pages that wander into the forest?
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:29 PM
  • Found By: Valerie Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: WOW 404

WOW

 My mum, Valerie Garland, found this one for me on the World of Warcraft Battlenet site. I like the nod to the game in the error text.

 

With the new expansions they tend to update the page, the previous one was like this:

 

WOW Previous 404

 

Summary

NH7

  • "Dude, let's go to Zenzi for a gig"
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:26 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: NH7 404

NH7

I came across this site when adding some links for Zervas and Pepper, who I did an Umbraco site for, when they played the NH7 weekender in Delhi in November 2013. This is a pleasingly verbose and colourful 404 page.

Summary

Lovefilm

  • Gremlins in the system!
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:24 PM
  • Found By: Jamie Pett
  • Error Type: 404

Lovefilm

Lovefilm's clever 404 pages were not only a nod to film, but also alternate when you refresh. Would be nice to see a HAL reference in there too... "I'm sorry Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that." Unearthed by my boyfriend Jamie Pett.

 

Now replaced by Amazon Prime but the error page lives on!

Summary

ACM

  • How should I know what you wanted from me?
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:23 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: ACM 404

ACM

What can be sadder than a depressed web server? ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) has an interesting 404 page, a conversation with the server that couldn't serve your page. It has a GLaDOS-like feel about it and has you wanting to speak to it, like ELIZA or ALICE chatbots.

Summary

Virgin

  • Richard Branson in your face
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:21 PM
  • Found By: Dave Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Virgin 404

Virgin

My dad @thegreatgar found this rather in your face 404 by Virgin. Good old Richard Branson, he probably came up with the idea himself!

Summary

Done Done

  • But do they exist???
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:17 PM
  • Found By: Lee Kelleher
  • Error Type: 404

Done Done

Umbraco guru @leekelleher sent me Done Done's cool full-width 404 page. Refresh and you'll see various creatures that may or may not exist...

 

Done Done Error Page

Summary

Spam

  • Spam fritters
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:16 PM
  • Found By: Martin Davies
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Spam 404

Spam

Sitecore dude @twentygototen sent me this Spam 404 page. At first I thought he'd been hacked and was actually sending me Spam. Then I realised it was a wonderfully animated space-trip of a Sitecore 404 page.

Summary

Tinsanity

  • Eek
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:14 PM
  • Found By: Charles Afford
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Tinsanity 404

Tinsanity

Trying to screenshot this Tinsanity 404 was reeealll tricky it moves so fast! Thanks to fellow CMS developer @Charles_Afford

Summary

Webmind

  • Sad doggy
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:06 PM
  • Found By: Jens Josefsson
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Webmind 404

Webmind

@JensJosefsson1 of Swedish web design agency WebMind sent me their new 404 page, it's cute and I love the funny bit at the end! After all, life is just a party! 

 

Their previous error page depicted exactly what happens every time a 404 error is logged on any web server, anywhere in the world and it had a musical Easter Egg too. Google Translate told me it said "Our developers are looking aggressively to find your page. Meanwhile, as you can well console yourselves with some fine music."

 

Webmind Previous 404

Summary

Kendo

  • Kick some UI ass
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:05 PM
  • Found By: Jim Elfving
  • Error Type: 404

Kendo

Kendo UI's 404 page used to kick some ass in a philosophical way. Don't mess with the Way of the Sword! Thanks to Jim Elfving.

 

* Looks like this one falls under the Telerik error page now!

Summary

Bitbucket

  • Say no more
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:04 PM
  • Found By: Thomas Morris
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Bitbucket 404

Bitbucket

Bitbucket goes for the classic skull and crossbones 404 page. A skull says so much with one simple icon... turn back. I first tried to go to /404 but it turns out that's an actual repo... cheers to umbDev @mozzy16

Summary

Vasa Museet

  • The most historical 404 yet
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 8:03 PM
  • Found By: Johan Magnusson
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Vasa Museet 404

Vasa Museet

Johan Magnusson sent me this 404 for Vasa Museet, the museum of the famous Swedish ship called Vasa, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1628. I like the way it links to the history of the museum, one of our most historical 404 pages to date!

Summary

Halo Wheels

  • "We didn't invent the wheel, we just made it better"
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:56 PM
  • Found By: James Rubenis
  • Error Type: 404

Halo Wheels

Schoolfriend James Rubenis got in touch with this ripped Halo Wheels 404 page. I like their company catch-phrase too - "We didn't invent the wheel, we just made it better".

Summary

Craigslist

  • Cow of symbols
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:55 PM
  • Found By: Jamie Pett
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Craigslist 404

Craigslist

Jamie Pett sent me this cute cow made out of characters 404 page for Craigslist. The udders made out of "w" is a nice touch.

Summary

Phoenix Dawn

  • A new dawn will come
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:50 PM
  • Found By: Valerie Garland
  • Error Type: 404

Phoenix Dawn

Valerie Garland found this 404 on her WOW guild website Phoenix Dawn. We liked the simplicity of it and the Minecraft-style font.

Summary

Property Pal

  • Whenever you're feeling a bit angry...
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:44 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Property Pal 404

Property Pal

I found this very cute 404 while browsing for properties on Property Pal. If anything is going to make you forgive a 404 it's a picture of a cute owl, esepcially if it is in a hat.

Reminded me of the Mighty Boosh Naboo's anger management photo of kittens in a barrel.

Phillip the Kitten Mighty Boosh

Summary

Disney

  • Disney Magic
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:43 PM
  • Found By: Chris Stevenson
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Disney 404

Disney

Business analyst and interesting dude @ChrisStevenson1 found this cute Disney 404 page. The colour of the little creature called Lilo or Stitch I think (have no kids, had to Google it) matches nicely with the background.

I never did go to Disney World Florida,  I wonder if it would be magical as an adult? I did go to the Parisian one for a school Business Studies trip, but most of the rides were closed at the time...

Summary

O2

  • Be more dog
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:42 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: O2 404

O2

I am a cat lover - so I'm quite easily impressed by 404 pages with cats on. Especially cats that remind me of my cat Suki - not in terms of looks (she is Calico with one eye) but in terms of acting like a dog. The O2 404 page matches up nicely with their series of adverts involving said O2 cat.

Summary

Lego

  • Best toy EVER
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:41 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Lego 404

Lego

This Lego 404 is almost TOO perfect.... I love the little characters around going "oh no!" as the guy pulls the plug.

Summary

Github Error

  • Github Error Page
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:39 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: Error
  • Link: Angry Unicorn on Github!

Github Error

When I tried to get some 404 action and GitHub was too slow to serve up my page, an angry unicorn appeared.

Summary

Vimeo

  • Animated but cannot replicate
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:37 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: Error
  • Link: Vimeo Error

Vimeo

This animated error happened on vimeo.com when I kept clicking at random places on the video in Flash mode. It's actually quite beautiful as the TV flickers and the clouds move across the sky.

Summary

IGN

  • Mario! (but IMHO Sonic is better!)
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:35 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: IGN 404

IGN

The gaming site IGN has a 404 that is simple, non-flashy and nostalgic with a guide telling you to search. Only spoiled a bit by the adverts all around it and no navigation.

Summary

Telerik

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Telerik?
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:30 PM
  • Found By: Emma Garland
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Telerik 404

Telerik

I found this error page on Telerik, which I think is supposed to be a Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle? It's the simplicity and expression on the (turtle's?) face that I like best.

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Flickr

  • Bad Panda
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:28 PM
  • Found By: Mike Robbins
  • Error Type: Error
  • Link: sobek1985 Flickr page

Flickr

Sitecore master Mike Robbins @sobek1985 sent me this awesome "Bad Panda" error page for Flickr. On that note, he has an epic wildlife photography stream on Flickr

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Kathmandu

  • Head back to camp
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 7:26 PM
  • Found By: Thomas Morris
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Kathmandu 404

Kathmandu

Umbraco chap Thomas Morris found this vast and inspiring 404 page on Kathmandu adventure shop. I particularly like 404 pages that link to the business themselves in a clever way like this.

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Frontrange

  • Quoth the Raven
  • Monday, November 24, 2014 5:08 PM
  • Found By: Edward Pearson
  • Error Type: 404
  • Link: Frontrange 404

Frontrange

 Fellow geek and fitness fan @edwardpearson sent me this wonderful 404 for the Frontrange IT services company. I am so jealous I didn't think of doing this one first!

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Belfast Skyline

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