Enable the use of CSS files for a Razor page on IIS

This.. is.. remarkably strange.

Just spent a good portion of maybe over an hour trying to wrap my head on this.

I have a project made with cshtml files. Using the Razor syntax.

The style is referenced the good old way

<!–STYLESHEETS–>


<link
href=”~/css/style.css”
rel=”stylesheet”
/>

When I run it using IIS-Express, I have no problems whatsoever. It runs, renders and looks really nice.

THEN I deploy it on IIS (on Windows 8).

 

The problem was that it displays only the basic HTML, no script, no styling whatsoever.

So I try to open the CSS file on the browser, and nothing. Just nothing.

Solution:

Make sure you check/enable Static Content.

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