I did a custom module and added a custom css. All worked fine, but this css has some images linked directly like: background-image:url(./img/digit-sm.png);. And obviously has its folder img on the same level.

So I decided to change these path to ./../images/digit-sm.png and put the img folder on (renaming it):


The problem is magento can't find these images, but the url is correct:


So I looked inside this folder and there aren't these images. Why? I tried everything, every command, upgrade, compile, static-deploy, cache and nothing. I need to do something more? How can I indicate magento to copy these files on pub/static?

If I put manually these images everything works like a charm.

  • did you find solution? – Sunil Kumar Jan 23 '17 at 13:41
  • Nope... I changed the library for one that doesn't need images, so gave up this, are u trying to do something similar? – slayerbleast Jan 23 '17 at 14:14
  • I've an image in my custom module web/images. Which I'm using in Adminhtml layout <argument name="logo_image_src" xsi:type="string">images/custom-admin-logo.png</argument> – Sunil Kumar Jan 24 '17 at 4:58

I answer my own question, I think this was a newbie mistake, maybe because I didn't deploy static files, permissions problemes, cache, etc.

I didn't have this problem anymore

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