404: PAGE NOT FOUND

LEAP Marketing & Brand Development Page 404

OOPS! YOU’VE GONE A LITTLE TOO FAR…

Have you ever wondered what does page 404 mean?

In the early days of the Internet, when the servers were able to fit in a single building, any file requests would go to a central room on the 4th floor – room 404.

If a user asked for a file that the IT guys couldn’t find they would reply to the request with a simple message: “Room 404: File not found.”

Over time as the Internet outgrew it’s central room, this message became automated. Today, if you venture too far into a website and it is unable to present you with what you are looking for, you will simply see: “404: Page not found.”