How To Install a Theme that you Bought on Your WordPress Website And How to Fix “Missing Style Sheet Error” while installing the WordPress Theme
After you buy the Theme from ThemeForest.net , you can download it on your system. When you download it, you will see a zip file as below
This Download Zip File is not the Zip File Theme that you need to install . If you try to Install this Zip File , you will get the error – “Missing Style Sheet Error “ .
This is a famous error and many a times people ask in Interview also to know your acquaintance regarding installing custom wordpress Theme i.e. “Missing Style Sheet Error while installing the WordPress Theme“as most people download the theme and start installing the Zip File that they download
You need to Unzip the and extract this Zip File
Inside the unzipped folder , you will get another zipped files with the name of theme . This is the Zip File that you will need to install . For example – The Zip File in the Below screen that I have Highlighted
Now that you have the Correct Zip File of the Theme that you have purchase in order to Install it on wordpress , Go to your WordPress and follow the below steps to Install it
I.e. you need to go to Appearance → Add Themes → Chose File and Install now.
If everything is fine this should be super simple and in few minutes the Theme should be installed. You would need to activate the new theme after the installation is successful.
However there are times after you chose the file and the upload Completes you may get the error –“The Link You Followed has expired” . If you got this error, please visit my next blog on this topic.