Theme won't upload because of "missing style.css stylesheet"

When I go to upload the new theme I got (AutoShowroom WP-V1.8.9) it goes through the process and then aborts at the end saying it cannot upload because “the theme is missing the style.css stylesheet. Theme installation failed.”
Is this something I am doing wrong? I simply downloaded it from envato, zipped it, and then uploaded it from my wordpress appearance/themes/add new


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I feel like such a noob. Rookie mistake! Sorry been out of the wordpress game too long. Thank you for your help.

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My first WP theme purchase from themeforest. No Installable WordPress file in the available downloads :frowning:

All i get is the missing style.css stylesheet error after downloading the complete No “” in the package.

It’s quite likely you’ve purchased something other than a WordPress Theme… possibly an HTML template. Best to speak to the author, if they also have a WP version then maybe they can sort a refund of the template if you buy the WP version.

Thanks SpaceStock, yes you are right! I assumed themeforest only sold themes, my bad. Now if there’s any HTML5 to WP Theme converters in the house–hit me up :wave:

The ones they pose as doing this do not convert things properly and will more than likely lead to more stress and work than trying to find a purpose built theme

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Or search for proper services on, these are freelancers reviewed by Envato. Guaranteed safety and quality! :wink:

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