Broken Images / CSS or "Forbidden: PHP engine is disable" in Magento 2.0

If you see the error "Forbidden: PHP engine is disable." or a page without images or CSS after you installed Magento 2.0, here's what you need to do:-


1. Open the following file:-
/pub/static/.htaccess

2. Comment out the following by adding a "#" in front of it:-
<IfModule mod_php5.c&gt;
php_flag engine 0
</IfModule&dt;

<IfModule mod_php7.c&gt;
php_flag engine 0
</IfModule&dt;

3. So they will look like this:-
<IfModule mod_php5.c&gt;
#php_flag engine 0
</IfModule&dt;

<IfModule mod_php7.c&gt;
#php_flag engine 0
</IfModule&dt;


You may also need to set the correct file permissions for Magento.


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