Are you getting ready to launch your website and looking forward to great traffic? WordPress is here to help you. But what if you have found the best theme to go with your site design which fits your niche perfectly?
So you go about buying the theme and are super-excited to get started with it. You upload the theme on WordPress. But what’s that now?
“The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet“.
All you have to do is go to the theme package you downloaded from Marketplace first and unzip/extract it.
This can easily be solved by 2 ways
- Install Via WordPress Dashboard (Preferred)
You have to log in to the admin section in your WordPress profile ,Click on ‘Ap pearance’ and then on ‘Theme’ , Click ‘Add New’ followed by ‘Upload Theme ‘ , From the options select the file named ‘theme-name.zip‘ and then click on ‘Install Now’ and as final you click accpet.
- Install/Upload Via FTP
ou have to extract ‘theme-name.zip‘ again.
You have to access the hosting web server via FTP clients like FileZilla
Find the folder marked ‘wp-content/themes‘ in your WordPress installation
Select the file ‘theme-name‘ and paste it in the ‘wp-content/themes‘ folder on the web server
Log in to your WordPress admin profile to change the theme
Go to the ‘Themes’ section via the ‘Appearance’ option in your ‘Dashboard’ and activate it
Then you have to go to the ‘Customize’ link the Customization menu and customize the theme
Select ‘Save & Publish’ on the Theme Customizer to make sure the default value is stored in the WordPress database.