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How do you make a custom 404 error page in Joomla! 4?

/* Load Custom 404 article with true 404 error code returned */
if ($this->error->getCode() == '404') {
     header("HTTP/1.0 404 Not Found");
     echo file_get_contents(JURI::root().'/404');
 exit;
 }

What are the requirements to run Bearsampp?
Bearsampp is dedicated to 64 bit architecture.

Microsoft states that, “Beginning with Windows 10, version 2004, all new Windows 10 systems will be required to use 64-bit builds and Microsoft will no longer release 32-bit builds for OEM distribution.”

Further we use vs17, Thread safe, avx Achitecture(s).  vs17 is built into our prerequisites package.

To find out if your system is compatible...
Open a terminal and type each of the three commands below and compare them to what is shown.

php -i | findstr Compiler
Compiler => Visual C++ 2017

php -i | findstr Architecture
Architecture => x64

php -i | findstr Thread
Thread Safety => enabled
Thread API => Windows Threads

Finally run cpuz and be sure you have avx support in your cpu.

What is the difference between the various versions of Bearsampp?
Module Type Full Basic Lite
Adminer application
Apache binary
Composer tool
ConsoleZ tool
Filezilla binary
Ghostscript tool
Git tool
Gitlist application
MailHog binary
MariaDB binary
Memcached binary
MySQL binary
ngrok tool
Node.js binary
Perl tool
PHP binary
phpMemAdmin application
phpMyAdmin application
phpPgAdmin application
PostgreSQL binary
Python tool
Ruby tool
Webgrind application
XDebugClient tool
Yarn tool

Where is the source code for Bearsampp?
Bearsampp is based on Aestan Tray menu 1.7.0.
Bearsampp uses the exe and the .ini file to generate the tray menu.
Everything is open source and housed on Github

Who is behind Bearsampp?
Hi, I'm Bear;


Bearsampp came as a fork of Neard, the developer stopped updating it in 2021 and many of us really liked the program and wanted it to continue, so I forked it and started working on updating it.
Along the way it was decided to give it a new name and remove code for ancient versions of windows and fix any bugs that we could.

To help prevent this from ever happening again I created a Github project for it so that anyway can take over when/if I'm gone.
By supporting me by either donating or contributing you help insure the longevity of this program.

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