Magento 2 404 Error Page Not Found in Admin


After Installing Magento 2 Extensions, you may get error Magento 2 404 Error Page Not Found. No worry, that is because of permission in your current session. Let’s follow this guide, we will show you how to resolve 404 Error Page Not Found step by step.

Here are example message of the 404 error page:

magento 2 404 error page not found

Problem 1: After installing/upgrading

You may get the error in cases of:

  • After installing new extension
  • After upgrading extension
  • After applying patch of Magento core or extensions.


  • Flush Magento Cache with command line:
php bin/magento cache:clean
rm -rf var/cache/*
rm -rf var/generation/*

Read How to flush Magento 2 cache for more details.

  • Flush cache in Admin:

Admin > Systems > Cache Management

=> Log out then login again

Case: 404 Error Page not found error on extension admin route update Installing SUPEE - 6788

Try to contact with Extension provider for more details.

Problem 2: Fresh Install On Ubuntu / Centos / Debian …

Description: After installation, it show this error

magento 2 404 error after install


For Ubuntu edit the file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

To edit this file run command

sudo vi /etc/apache2/apache2.conf 

Modify from:

<Directory /var/www/>
     Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
     AllowOverride None
     Require all granted


<Directory /var/www/>
        Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
        AllowOverride All
        Require all granted

Then restart apache

sudo service apache2 restart

Problem 3: Page 403 Forbidden errors

If you are experence with 403 Forbidden errors while accessing to Magento store, you should update Apache configuration to allow visitors access to your site.


Open apache2.conf file

For Ubuntu, the file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

To edit this file run command

sudo vi /etc/apache2/apache2.conf 

Update like this:

<Directory /var/www/>
	Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
	AllowOverride All
	Order allow,deny
	Allow from all

Problem 4: Messy page, no style.

Messy page, no style


It because of static content is not generated to pub/ folder. Let’s run command to deploy it.

Run following command:

php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy
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It comes to the end of tutorial: Magento 2 404 Error Page Not Found in Admin.

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