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Template not found screen


The template not found screen is displayed to users that attempt to access a template that does not exist (by supplying a form parameter to a non-existent template.

By default a generic message is displayed to end users:

Search Error

We're sorry, the NAME_OF_TEMPLATE form does not exist, please try a different form (e.g. form=simple)

Customise the template not found screen screen

The template not found screen is generated using a Freemarker template.

To change the output:

  1. Log in to the Funnelback server backend (e.g. via SSH or RDP)

  2. Browse to <FUNNELBACK INSTALL FOLDER>/web/templates/modernui

  3. Copy form-not-found.default.ftl to form-not-found.ftl. It is important to make a copy of this file as any upgrade of the Funnelback server will overwrite the form-not-found.default.ftl.

  4. Edit form-not-found.ftl and save the file.

Changes should be reflected as soon as the file is saved.

Edit form-not-found.ftl to add a header and footer:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow" />

    <title>Form not found</title>

        <style type="text/css">
                body {
                        font-family: Verdana;
                        text-align: center;



    <h1>Search Error</h1>

    <p>We're sorry, the <code>${(question.form)!form!}</code> form does not exist, please try a different form (e.g. form=simple)</p>

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