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I merged CSS and/or JavaScript and my website is all messed up.

How do I disable the CSS/JS merge functions?

It's so messed up I can't access the Admin panel, how do I do it in the database?

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go to database and execute this query

SELECT * FROM core_config_data WHERE path LIKE 'dev%'

change these value from 1 to 0

dev/js/merge_files
dev/css/merge_css_files
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If you have access to the Admin backend, navigate to the following configuration and set both CSS and JS merge to No and save config

System=>Configuration=>Advanced=>Developer

Also check to make sure you haven't set up separate configuration scopes for this (arrow - upper right corner)

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Then clear your Magento cache and the CSS and JS merge caches (buttons at bottom)

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To manually do the above via database edits and manual cache clearing:

The settings for the CSS/JS merge are stored in the core_config_data table with the following paths. Use phpMyAdmin or the command line to change their values from 1 to 0

dev/js/merge_files
dev/css/merge_css_files

Flush the Magento cache by deleting all the mage--? sub-directories in var/cache/ so Magento's configuration settings will be reloaded.

The merge files for CSS and JS are stored in the following Magento directories, manually delete the contents of these folders.

media/js/
media/css/

NOTE: If flushing the Magento cache does not allow the config change to update, you may have the following issue: Can't change Magento config, stuck in cache

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