Wednesday, January 06, 2016

CSS loading issue

A Tomcat page, loading from port 8443 using https, had the issue that the first time it loads, all formatting was lost - CSS was not loaded. A page refresh would load the CSS.

My diagnosis was that the relative url to the CSS was being interpreted by the browser as a call to http and not https:8443, and was failing the first time. This turned out to be correct, since giving the full path to the CSS file, like
instead of
(with quotes for the links, of course) solved the problem.

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