Salient - Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme

The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet

A common issue that can occur with users new to installing WordPress themes is a "Broken theme and/or stylesheets missing� error message being displayed when trying to upload or activate the theme. This error message does not mean that the theme you have purchased is broken, it simply means it has been uploaded incorrectly. Luckily, there is a very easy fix. Please follow the steps below to rectify this issue or watch the screencast.

After you’ve downloaded the main theme archive from ThemeForest you’ll see the following items inside:

There are two main ways in which you can install Salient into your WordPress setup.

Method #1

Using The WordPress Dashboard

Troubleshooting Possible Errors

If you encounter the message “Are you sure you want to do this? Please try again.” or “The link you followed has expired” when attempting to install, this is most likely occurring because your server has a low maximum file size upload/low maximum execution time set in the PHP settings. You must increase the following PHP settings to be greater than 29M (Any reputable hosting company will assist you with this quickly & hassle free):

or you can upload the theme through FTP instead to bypass this all together.

Method #2

Uploading through FTP