I add js file in my module using the requirejs, but the requirejs can't load the file and i get this error:

require.js:1895 GET (my_ip)/magento2/pub/static/frontend/Magento/SaturTheme/it_IT/SliderHome/js/materialize.js

If I open this link I get this stacktrace error:

The "/var/www/html/magento2/" file doesn't exist or not a file

    0 /var/www/html/magento2/vendor/magento/framework/Filesystem/Directory/Write.php(146): Magento\Framework\Filesystem\Directory\Write->assertIsFile(false)
    1 /var/www/html/magento2/vendor/magento/framework/App/View/Asset/MaterializationStrategy/Symlink.php(30): Magento\Framework\Filesystem\Directory\Write->createSymlink(false, 'frontend/Magent...', Object(Magento\Framework\Filesystem\Directory\Write))
    2 /var/www/html/magento2/vendor/magento/framework/App/View/Asset/Publisher.php(66): Magento\Framework\App\View\Asset\MaterializationStrategy\Symlink->publishFile(Object(Magento\Framework\Filesystem\Directory\Write), Object(Magento\Framework\Filesystem\Directory\Write), false, 'frontend/Magent...')
    3 /var/www/html/magento2/vendor/magento/framework/App/View/Asset/Publisher.php(50): Magento\Framework\App\View\Asset\Publisher->publishAsset(Object(Magento\Framework\View\Asset\File))
    4 /var/www/html/magento2/vendor/magento/framework/App/StaticResource.php(109): Magento\Framework\App\View\Asset\Publisher->publish(Object(Magento\Framework\View\Asset\File))
    5 /var/www/html/magento2/vendor/magento/framework/App/Bootstrap.php(258): Magento\Framework\App\StaticResource->launch()
    6 /var/www/html/magento2/pub/static.php(13): Magento\Framework\App\Bootstrap->run(Object(Magento\Framework\App\StaticResource))
    7 {main}

I tried also to run this command, but nothing change:

php bin/magento --ansi setup:static-content:deploy it_IT

  • hey, can you give a bit more details please? 1. Could you share the folder structure of your module and the requirers-config.js file content? 2. How are you calling this js file. from a phtml? – Asrar Sep 23 '17 at 16:24

you have to first delete pub/static folder all content.

Run Command

php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

Remove var folder from root.

Clear Browser cache.

Refresh page your js file is getting inside browser.

  • 2
    you shouldn't remove .htaccess if you are using apache – Maciej Paprocki Jan 13 '17 at 15:45
  • No, the whole pub/static folder should never be removed. – Asrar Sep 23 '17 at 16:15

Can you add your JS code (or at least the require JS dependency part) please? If your file name/paths are correct this should help:

  1. Delete pub/static/frontend
  2. Delete pub/static/requirejs
  3. Delete var/view_preprocessed
  4. Clear Magento caches

Do not delete the whole pub/static folder or you will run into problems.

Also if you are in developer mode (you should be for development) running the static-content deploy command is a waste of time as the files are symlinked anyway.


You need to make sure that your module's js file placed as per below location, If not then correct.


-> After that you should run deploy command for your language (in case not in en_US)
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy it_IT

-> Flush cache and set proper permission to var and pub/static directory.

Please make sure that you follow all the required steps in this tutorial. https://devdocs.magento.com/videos/fundamentals/add-a-javascript-module/

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