Frequently Asked Questions

[ALL THEMES]-Theme Is Missing The style.css Stylesheet Error
A common issue that can occur when installing a WordPress themes is “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.” error message is being displayed when uploading or activating the theme.

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One of the reasons you may receive this error is if you have uploaded the incorrect file. You have 2 options for downloading your theme.

1. Installable WordPress file only.


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2. All files and documentation (full zip folder). You will need to extract and locate the installable WordPress file.

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Upload the Installable WordPress file admin area
  • Log in to your WordPress admin area.
  • Browse to Appearance > Themes.
  • Click on ‘Add New’.
  • Click ‘Upload’.
  • Browse and select the theme zip file to ‘Upload’.
Upload Via FTP
  • WordPress files can also be uploaded manually via FTP.
  • Upload the files to /wp-content/themes/ folder on your server.
  • Login to your WordPress admin area to change the theme.
  • Check out the guide on WordPress.org here.
You can refer to this link https://help.market.envato.com/hc/en-us/articles/202821510-Theme-is-missing-the-style-css-stylesheet-error for more details


 Last updated Tue, Aug 23 2016 5:10pm

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