There appears to be in an error in the the instructions for Learn HTML & CSS : Part I | The CSS Setup | Exercise 5.
The relative path given for the
style.css file is
/style.css. This is the root-relative path, not the relative path. Unless the
style.css file is located in the root directory, it will not be linked to the
The path given in the instructions does work for the example in the Codecademy environment, because the
.css files are indeed in the root directory.
However, to make it clearer to learners, especially when they go on to coding outside of the Codecademy environment, the instructions should really give the relative path as
style.css to avoid confusion.