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CSS wont follow other pages

by j_InOvations / January 1, 2005 7:41 AM PST

I'm real frustrated. I'm working in PC Dreamweaver MX on a multi page site. For some reason, I cannot get the .css file to attached to any other page than index.htm . What am I doing wrong??

ref: www.inovations-test/test4


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CSS wont follow other pages
by JerryS / January 13, 2005 1:30 AM PST

Did you check the path? If your other pages are in folders then you have tomodify the href by adding '../' for each level of folder. (Omit the quotes.)

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Website versus Webpage
by johnhighway-20437154072583586110149507896481 / February 11, 2005 8:02 AM PST

If the webpage is sitting on some 'parent' root directory (e.g. /home/users/joeshmoe) and you can reference your webpage/website like http://joeshmoe.somewebsite.com, then you can generally put the style sheet at the root level with something like:

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/style.css" />

This will make it so that any webpage that they load while on your webpage will access the style sheet on the root directory. Leaving out the leading "/" will instruct the browser to access the "local" file in the directory that you're in. You can reference style sheets in parent directories with "../style.css" and the deeper the sub directories, the more "../../" you'll need to put in. Remember that "../" or "./" is relative to where the file is and "/" is relative from the root directory.

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