Note: while installing through composer update getting issue with
downloadable-sample-data as it is not available
- Do not install sample data if your Magento application is set for
production mode. Switch to developer mode first. Installing sample
data in production mode fails.
php <your Magento install dir>/bin/magento sampledata:deploy
After installing, images and stylesheets do not load; only text
displays, no graphics
The path to images and stylesheets is not correct, either because of an incorrect base URL or because server rewrites (CentOS, Ubuntu) are not set up properly. To confirm this is the case, use a web browser inspector to check the paths to static assets and verify those assets are located on the Magento file system.
Magento static assets are located under <
your Magento install dir>/pub/static/, within the
- If you are using the Apache web server, verify your server rewrites
setting and your Magento server’s base URL and try again. If you set
up the Apache AllowOverride directive incorrectly, the static files
are not served from the correct location.
- If you are using the nginx web server, be sure to configure a virtual
host file. The nginx virtual host file must meet the following
- If the Magento application is in production mode, try deploying
static view files using the command
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy