How to add external CSS to HTML?

I want to be able to link external css as my code is getting too big. I have saved a notepad with the name “color.css” that changes text to green. I have looked at tutorials but it doesn’t seem to link?

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"href="/color.css" >//I also tried putting color.css without the relative path
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<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="color.css">

if color.css in the same directory as index.html, you don’t need to put /color.css.

if its color.css is in a sperate file called cssFolder (for example) you would use

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

Do you need to save the html into a file? I put the html code on codepen.

Yea so you’re html and css should be in the same file like this:

if you do that … then you link the external css with:

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"href="color.css" >
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I got it! Thank you!

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Nice! Happy Coding :smile:

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