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Magento 2 GDPR v1.x Uninstalling

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Here you will learn how to easily remove Magento 2 General Data Protection Regulation using two methods - via the Automated Removal Script or Composer.


You can choose one of the following two methods to remove the extension from your Magento 2 store.

1. Uninstall using Automated Script2. Uninstall via the Composer


Automated Extension Removal Script

In order to remove this module by means of a script, please:

1. Download the remove_plumrocket_extensions_for_magento2.zip archive and unpack it.

2. Upload it to the root directory of the site as it is shown below:


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  1. It is your client side. You will see your module removal script file.
  2. This is your root directory on server side. This is where the file should be uploaded to.
  3. All the files must be uploaded to the server. Select the file and press the right button of your mouse.
  4. Select the "Upload" option in order to upload the file to the server.


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3.Please, enter the script path into your browser's address bar and follow this address. The path format is:

 www.yourdomain.com/remove_plumrocket_extensions_for_magento2.php

where "yourdomain" is the name of your domain.

The screenshot below shows the page that will appear after you run the universal uninstall script:


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  1. In the window opened, you will see the "Remove" button next to the "Plumrocket_GDPR" title. In order to remove an extension, press the "Remove" button.


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  1. If you see the "Extension removed successfully" message, this means that Magento 2 GDPR Extension has been removed successfully.
  2. After you finish, please make sure to remove the uninstall script from your server.


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At this point, Magento 2 GDPR extension has been successfully removed from your server.


Remove Extension via the Composer

In order to remove your Magento 2 GDPR extension via the Composer, open the console (SSH terminal) and follow commands:


1. In terminal, switch to your Magento 2 root directory using command:

cd /FULL_PATH_TO_YOUR_MAGENTO2

where "FULL_PATH_TO_YOUR_MAGENTO2" is the path to your Magento 2 folder on your server.


2. Disable the extension:

php bin/magento module:disable Plumrocket_GDPR


3. Remove the extension:

 composer remove plumrocket/module-GDPR


4. Run the next three Magento 2 commands:

php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:di:compile
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy


After running these commands, the extension should be uninstalled successfully. Similar message should be displayed in your console as displayed below:

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At this point, Magento 2 GDPR extension has been successfully removed from your server.

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