I disabled an extension and now the CSS and JS is not loading anymore.

The extension documentation states:

Don't try to disable the output of Fooman_Speedster under Configuration > Advanced - it will make your site unusable!

What can I do to recover?

closed as off-topic by David Manners, Murtuza Zabuawala, Raphael at Digital Pianism, Siarhey Uchukhlebau, brentwpeterson Apr 27 '17 at 14:02

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1) Go to /app/etc/modules and rename the xml file of this module.
2) Clear cache from backend. If backend is not working then delete the cache folder under /var/

Hope this'll help

  • If by "rename" you mean "delete", this should work ;) All XML files in app/etc/modules are processed, regardless of the name. Another solution would be to change <active>true</active> to <active>false</active> in this file. – Fabian Schmengler Apr 27 '17 at 14:08
  • @FabianSchmengler hahaha You exactly know what i mean. – Divyansh Bajaj Apr 27 '17 at 14:30

Did you check by deploying the content again via static content deploy command.

If not than open cli(command line) and access root directory where your magento is installed and run below command:

php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

Also remove var/generation and var/di folders and flush cache.

  • The question is tagged with "magento-1.9", where there is no static content deployment. – Fabian Schmengler Apr 27 '17 at 14:06
  • I was little busy while reply and didn't check the tags, so I replied in that way. Anyways.. Best of the luck if you can help him out on that.. :) – Himmat Paliwal Apr 28 '17 at 10:26

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