Easy to install perfect 404 page, based on A List Apart's article.
The main goal of this small project — to provide a simple but flexible way to add an excellent 404 page, which handles referers, broken links, searches from different engines, etc..
- Place somewhere in your python path or install using
perfect404to the INSTALLED_APPS.
handler404 = 'perfect404.views.page_not_found'to the
If you want to customize your 404 page, then override template 'perfect404.html'. It's context contains following variables:
request_path-- page's location.
referer-- URL of the page that refer to the missing one. This variable can be empty string in case if user entered the URL by hand.
internal-- boolean variable which is True if broken link is internal.
contact-- dict with two keys: 'name' and 'email'. These are taken from settings.ADMINS.
- Add support for search engine referrals and custom links output.
Clone this project on GitHub and dont't forget to send me patches! :-)