This issue has been asked at lots of places and posts, but none of the solutions I found helped me.
I moved a dev site to a server where it is going to go live. Right away I was puzzled why I had to manually create a
tmp directory at the site root to get it working at all.
On the dev site, I had been running with the
Temporary directory set to
/tmp (note the leading slash), but on the new hosting the site forces me to remove the slash, complaining about SAFE_MODE.
The main problem though is that - even though the
tmp directory is there and is writeable - turning on the
Aggregate and compress CSS files. option causes the site to go into plain, no-stylesheet mode. The
I made sure the encoding of the CSS files is UTF-8 without BOM, as one of the posts suggested. Still - no go. Does anybody have a clue?