Users hate to get them; websites hate to serve them. But there are ways to make the dreaded 404 Error pages more useful -- or at least somewhat entertaining.
ReadWriteBiz offers some tips for letting your users know "they've hit a dead end, and then help them on their way." At a minimum, your error page should contain these three things:
* A site search box
* A list of links to key landing pages on your site
* A contact form so users can reach out to you directly
Check out the full article at the link below to see more tips on making your 404 Error page enhance your site's user experience.
So Intense! How to Create an Effective 404 Error Page [ReadWriteBiz]