You can display a custom 404 error page when people try to access nonexistent pages on your site.
- Navigate to your GitHub Pages repository.
- Switch to the
masterbranch for a User/Organization Pages site, or to the
gh-pagesbranch for a Project Pages site.
- Create a HTML file named
404.htmlor create a new Markdown file named
404.mdat the root level of your GitHub Pages repository.
- In the YAML front matter of your new 404 file, add
- Add the content you want to display to lost souls and weary travelers.
- Commit your changes and, if you're working on a local clone of your repository, push them up to GitHub.