Uninstalling the Worldwide Express Small Package Quotes module for Magento 2

Follow these instructions to permanently remove the Worldwide Express Small Package Quotes module from your Magento 2 site, or in preparation for upgrading to a more recent version.  You won't lose the settings previously entered if upgrading from version 2.0.0 or higher.  If upgrading from a version older than 2.0.0, you should record your settings as they will need to be re-entered after the upgrade.

Step 1

Using SSH, connect to the root of your Magento 2 installation (this is the folder that has the app folder in it) and check the list of all modules, including their enabled / disabled status.

php bin/magento module:status

Step 2 - Disable the module

Disable the module by executing the following commands:

php bin/magento module:disable WweSmall_WweSmallPackages --clear-static-content 

php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Step 3 - Remove the module files

Use the following commands to manually remove the module files:

cd app/code

rm -rf  WweSmall

php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Step 4 - Remove the product attributes related to the module

When the Worldwide Express LTL Freight Quotes module was installed, it created several product attributes. Remove these by navigating to Magento Admin > Stores > Product.  The following are the attributes codes that need to be removed depending on the version of Magento 2 you are using.

Versions prior to Magento 2.2.5

  • en_length
  • en_width
  • en_height
  • en-dropship
  • en_dropship_location

Versions of Magento 2.2.5 and later

  • en_dropship
  • en_dropship_location

Step 5 - Install the new module

If you are updating to a new version of the module, you can proceed with its installation.  Refer to the module's User's Guide for the installation instructions.

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  • 02-Nov-2018