# Main 404

This guide describes setting up your store’s Main 404 section. Use the section to provide a message that’s displayed whenever a visitor follows a link to a store page that cannot be found. Refer to Shopify partners blog: How to craft the best 404 pages for your clients (opens new window).

The following image shows a Main 404 section on a store’s 404 page. In the section’s settings are set to their defaults.

An example main 404 section on a store's 404 page.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview.

# Set up a main 404 section

To set up a main 404 section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select Others > 404 page.

    Note

    The section is available only on 404 pages.

  2. From the side menu, select Main 404.

    The main 404 section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Expand the Theme settings menu, and then select a setting to adjust. Refer to Section theme settings menu.