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Michael Tharrington
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What are y'all's favorite 404 pages?

Happy Friday! 🙌

I was just chatting with a couple of DEV mods (shoutout to @sebastianccc and @thomasbnt) and trying to view Sebastian's artwork on Driblle but kept hitting a 404. That said, it was a pretty dang delightful 404...

Looks like this:

The error message has the heading "Whoops that page is gone" with the subheading "While you’re here, feast your eyes upon these tantalizing popular designs matching the color #bb00ff." and you can see a big 404 on the screen that is made up of smaller images all matching the indigo-looking color, #bb00ff. There's a color slider at the bottom

Gotta love that functional color slider at the bottom. Check it out for yourself here!

This got me thinking what are y'all's favorite 404 pages? Share'em below in the comments if they're still in existence!

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Bala Madhusoodhanan

Brilliant marketing .. fix or learn how to fix :-)....
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Codecademy

Another would be Lego

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Michael Tharrington • Edited

Haha, YES! I especially love the LEGO one... "oh bricks" had me cracking up. 😆

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CodeWithCaen

Okay, we have a winner!

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Uwais Alqadri

this one is the best

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Cipi

hahahahahah :)))

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Paulo Henrique

So, we have this highly influential politician from Brazil who has lost one finger when he worked, and for a couple of years, this was the 404-page of his party

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Any political discussion aside, this was absolutely clever, and I envy whoever had this idea

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Michael Tharrington

Lol! That's pretty great.

I had an uncle who lost a finger from a lawn-mowing accident and he was similarly always cracking morbid jokes about it. He talked about how it came in handy for reaching down a Pringles can to grab the last chip and convinced me that he had an advantage when we went bowling, haha.

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Morganna

I was going to send the same page! 😆

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Thaísa Vieira

OMG, I laughed so hard about it! This was a great idea!

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Anmol Baranwal

How about this. LOL!

It's dailydotdev!

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nahom

Wow that's the best so far lol

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Akash Macha

Lol! 🤣

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Erik Giovani

I made one with a short-circuit light effect for a library documentation I made.

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The link: hiddenfrombots.js.org/error

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Michael Tharrington

Haha, it's you in there!! So freaking cool. 🙌

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Thomas Bnt ☕ • Edited

I like the 404 of @astrodotbuild ! This is Houston with a light animation with balloons 🎈, the cute mascot of the framework Astro! 💜

404 not found page on astro.build

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Michael Tharrington

Oh nice! That is a good one.

And haha, and I gotta agree... that is one cute mascot! 🥺

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Ben Sinclair

I may be biased, but mine is clearly the best. Mess up the URL somewhere on moopet.net and get what you deserve.

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Michael Stamps

I laughed way to hard at this.

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Michael Tharrington

Hahaha! Damn man, ice cold.

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Obed Nyakundi Paul

lol. But I was not a looser.

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Aneeqa Khan

I saw this before and saved it because I thought its clever!

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Michael Tharrington

Haha! This is indeed clever. Delightful writing! 🙌

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Best Codes

I like thingiverse's 404 page:

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thingiverse.com/index/collections/...

And a simple one I made myself a long time ago:

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the-best-codes.github.io/404

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Michael Tharrington

So cute! Loving the hedgehog, haha. 🦔

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Hossein Yazdi • Edited

Dribbble's one is really interesting, I also like Product Hunt's cute cats as well!

Since the topic is about interesting 404 illustrations, I'd like to point out to this great collection of royalty-free illustrations from Craftwork; webcurate.co/p/404-illustrations

I hope you'll find them useful! 😊

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Arthur Kh

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Figma's is one of the best

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Devarshi Shimpi

The classic Next.js 404!😎
nextjs-404

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Melroy van den Berg

it's to the point...

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Michael Tharrington

Haha! Nice and direct. 🙌

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Kinal

404 found this in a portfolio, a gif:- rajsavaliya.com/asdad

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Michael Tharrington

Haha! That one is pretty good, Kinal. Gotta love a good anime reference!

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Mheyrie

Beautiful...Can someone teach me how they did this? will love to learn how to make my error page look this amazing as well please

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Michael Tharrington

Right?! I'd like to see a tutorial for this one too. It's so cool!

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Horace Nelson

Bloomberg had the greatest 404 page of all time.
atlassianblog.wpengine.com/wp-cont...

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