The theme does not have a style.css file

when I install my theme an error message is displayed
it’s the following:

Decompression of the archive of the extension …

Installing the theme …

The archive could not be installed. The theme does not have a style.css file.

The installation of the theme failed.

how to do ?

Thank you


First thing please confirm that you have purchased WordPress theme or not. If you purchased WordPress theme and can’t install then please check this:

You have to download the Item from your Envato Dashboard Download then have to unzip and you will see a .zip file name with matching your theme name. You have to install that themename .zip file.

Also you can unzip your purchased download and check the theme documentation hopefully you will get necessary support in documentation how to install and all necessary help. If you have still problem with the theme then The best way to get the support is Contact your purchased Theme Author.



Thanks for asking your question at Envato forum.

You can follow this process Themeforest WordPress Theme Instalation

Read this article hope your problem will solved Style sheet error

You can contact with your item author if will helpful for you.
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If they ask about purchase key then collect from Here

Still have any question open a Envato help ticket from Here