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automatic generation of dir/files under pub/static not working. When i google about this find that i have to delete that file in which i did change and then run below given command.

php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

But there must be another way. because every time i cant run this command when change code in css file. And update css file under pub/static and upload final css file in last under theme and then run content is also not a solution.

i read on stack-overflow about .htaccess file must be under pub/static but that file also not work. it was removed so i add again file under pub/static/.htaccess But it does not work.

  • Please check for file permissions of folder 777 ? – Ankit Shah Dec 19 '16 at 8:23
  • I don't understand. You say that you edit some css file in pub/static and it is overwritten when you run the static content deploy command ? – Marius Dec 19 '16 at 8:23
  • @Marius i mean when i do any changing in example.css in a theme file and run eploy command nothing happen because first i need to that file from pub/static. so when i delete that file and run deploy command. updated css file is woprking means newly genrated file in pub/static have updated code – user3443146 Dec 19 '16 at 9:36
  • @Marius can you help me in my other question magento.stackexchange.com/questions/150923/… – user3443146 Dec 19 '16 at 11:16
  • hi can you help me of this question magento.stackexchange.com/questions/151482/… – user3443146 Dec 22 '16 at 19:42
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There are two different scenarios:

  1. developer mode

    • you should not run the command at all (more info: Which compilation commands are needed in developer mode and when? )

    • the original pub/static/.htaccess file is necessary

    • the webserver user must have permissions to create symlinks in pub/static (if you are on Windows, you have to set up permissions first because by default only administrators can create symlinks)

  2. production mode

    • you have to run the deployment command after each change. Period.

Obviously you don't want to develop in production mode.

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