Websites Make Getting Lost Funny with Original 404 Pages

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Sep 5, 2009 • References: problogdesign
Websites are competing more and more to upgrade the experience for their audience. With so many choices on the web, a truly successful website needs to round out the Internet experience for everyone that visits. In the case of these sites, they’ve made their virtual dead end--the 404 page--another happy surprise on their already rocking websites.

Each of the websites on the Pro Blog Design site approaches 404 pages from a different, though usually comical, perspective. When visitors get lost on your site, you can let them get annoyed, or you can surprise them with a joke. Which sounds like more fun to you? Stats for Inventive Error Messages Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 11,754 clicks in 350 w
Interest: 4 minutes
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Segment: Males, 18-35
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