Commit 4e2c81b6 authored by Jamie Tanna's avatar Jamie Tanna

Add support for 404 page

Via Anna's awesome post[0], set up the ability to use a custom 404 page
on Netlify.

And as usual, announce via a blog post.

Closes #448.

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title: "Adding a 404 page for on Netlify, with Hugo"
description: "Announcing a swanky new 404 page for"
- blogumentation
- hugo
- netlify
license_code: Apache-2.0
license_prose: CC-BY-NC-SA-4.0
date: 2019-09-07T23:23:09+0100
slug: "netlify-404-hugo"
[In April]( I realised that my 404 page wasn't working on Netlify, which meant that when someone hit an invalid link on my site, they'd get a default Netlify error page, rather than anything branded on my site.
Now, I make a large amount of effort to make sure that my site never returns a 404 - I verify that my blog posts always stick around (as I receive a lot of traffic from external sources) as well as performing HTMLProofer checks on the site to verify that anything I've personally linked in the site resolves correctly.
I used <span class="h-card"><a class="u-url" href="">Anna</a></span>'s awesome post [Custom 404 page in Hugo on Netlify]( to get this working - plus adding a custom content page [/404/](/404/).
from = "/*"
to = "/404/"
status = 404
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