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How to fix Theme is missing the style css stylesheet error?

When installing WordPress themes, a frequently encountered problem is the appearance of an error message that states “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.” This message is typically displayed when attempting to upload or activate the theme.

There are various reasons why you might encounter this error, and one possibility is that you have uploaded the wrong file. To resolve this issue, you have two available options for obtaining your theme:

  1. Choose the installable WordPress Theme Zip File correctly.
  2. Download the complete zip folder containing all files and documentation. In this case, you will need to extract the folder and locate the installable WordPress Theme Zip within it. Then, you have to upload this particular theme to your WordPress website and then activate it.