NextJS Tips Series: Custom 500 error page

The 500 errors are handled both client-side and server-side by the Error component.

If you wish to override it, define the file pages/_error.js and add the following code.

// pages/_error.js
function Error({ statusCode }) {
return (
? `An error ${statusCode} occurred on server`
: 'An error occurred on client'}

Error.getInitialProps = ({ res, err }) => {
const statusCode = res ? res.statusCode : err ? err.statusCode : 404
return { statusCode }

export default Error;

Thank you :)



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