So for months on this site I've had paths to my CSS files that look like:
and they've worked fine.
Today I updated the file and saw my changes weren't being reflected in the browser. In fact, in the Chrome's Inspector's Network tab the CSS file wasn't even loading.
The only way I could get it to work was by making the path absolute, e.g.:
There is no caching service on the host, nothing like Cloudflare and, of course, I cleared my browser cache.
It's not a big deal, but I'm just curious as to why this happened.
Host is your average shared server LAMP stack.