"Themes Available to Install" - No Name & No Description - NEWBIE

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I've been trying to follow the tutorial regarding adding a theme (from marketplace) and renaming for customising.

So far I have:
- copied the theme folder to the root>themes folder
- changed the folder title
- changed the description.txt file ( I even made sure the title was exactly the same as the folder title)
- turned on Advanced Settings (although I'm the administrator)
- tried a second theme, just in case I was going mad

I got the same result.
The themes are listed ready to install, but have no name, no description, a blank thumbnail and can't seem to make any other connection with the theme, even though I have changed nothing else.

I am operating with MAMP.
I am not a developer and have run out of magic tricks.
I assume it has something to do with file threads. I've attached a copy of my Finder thread in the hope this may help you.

Regards

Ben

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Mort replied on at Permalink Best Answer Reply
Mort
Bit embarrassing after hours of going insane, you work out the answer 30 seconds after posting on the forum. Anyway, here's what I found out. Nothing special, but just clarifying.

Look CAREFULLY at the folder names within the theme.
You DON'T want the package folder titled 'theme_theme_name'.
You want the folder UNDER that, simple titled 'theme_name'.

Small point but it nearly sent me to therapy.

I hope I can save others from the same fate
maschuld replied on at Permalink Reply
whew, I was just making my noose to end it when I found your post. Same issue here. Thanks for the post!
Yola replied on at Permalink Reply
Yola
It may be almost 2 yrs ago since you wrote this but: it saved this my Sunday! Thanx a million for posting.