Error Pages: Because Downtime Happens

Nobody likes downtime. But a growing number of web sites are offering custom pages for maintenance and/or 404 errors, hoping to defuse user frustration when sites or pages are unavailable. Pingdom has compiled a gallery of 24 Fun and Inspiring Web 2.0 Error Pages. Who has the most uninspired pages? Microsoft and Google, according to Pingdom.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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  1. Jeff

    Add Pingdom to the "Uninspired" category, your link treated me to their 404 page. There is an extra "t" in the word error in the URL you provided. Ironic?