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CSS not displaying when linked

I am trying to link CSS to the wordpress site, but the CSS is not displaying when I click it in the source code. Here is the link to a page so you can view the source code: http://praxart.com/testdb/news/

When you click on one of the CSS files, it doesn't display anything. It's evident because I have some CSS to be displayed and it's not showing.

Here is the code I have:

// Load the Theme CSS
function theme_styles() {

wp_enqueue_style( 'normalize', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/normalize.css' );
wp_enqueue_style( 'grid', get_template_directory_uri() . '/css/grid.css' );
wp_enqueue_style( 'main', get_template_directory_uri() . '/style.css' );

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_styles' );


What am I missing here? I'm so confused - I checked everything...I think. Do I put something in the css file to get it to activate? Everytime I click the URL it's blank, and there's CSS code there, for sure.

Thanks for the help!

4 Answers

Oh! Would the fact that I placed spaces in the title of the folder have something to do with it? Ah! That was it!

No spaces in folders. Thank you, it works now! :D

Hey Ricardo!

I'm inspecting that page you linked to and it seems like the css files ARE being included, but they are 404 (not found), so when I try to open the files they are empty. the directory it's trying to find them in is themes/FloridaBrazilianJiu-JitsuFederation/. Do you have a directory in your themes directory called "FloridaBrazilianJiu-JitsuFederation"?


Gautam Thapar
Gautam Thapar
5,265 Points

Seems to be working fine for me.

Glad to help!