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September 4, 2012 at 6:36 pm #16007
I have update propulsion to 1.6 and get this error message (in swedish) when I try to reactivate my childtheme
“This theme is broken. Parent theme is missing., Please install the parent theme”
I have installed propulsion via ftp 2 times, and it looks okey when activated.
code for childtheme
Theme Name: Propulsion Child
Description: Child theme for Propulsion.
Author URI: http://www.kriesi.at
I have not changed anything in the childtheme
What am I doing wrong here?
Thanks for all help!!!
/ John from SwedenSeptember 5, 2012 at 4:58 am #89784
I have now deleted my old childtheme and redone a new one, then it works, but i lost all my customation.
Could you please point me in a direction so that I can do it right NEXT TIME ;-)
JohnSeptember 5, 2012 at 7:56 pm #89785
Here is a good general tutorial on how WordPress child themes are created. It’s the same process for every theme. http://www.ostraining.com/blog/wordpress/child-theme/
NickSeptember 6, 2012 at 6:26 pm #89786
Thanks for the info, it will come in usefull.
But what Im looking for is how do I do a normal update of my theme (parent theme or childtheme??) everytime Kriesi have a new update for us to download?
I did it this way
1 – aktivated a Twenty Eleven theme instead of my propulsion-child theme
2 – removed the 1,2 parent propulsion theme
3 – uploaded the 1,6 propulsion theme, via ftp
4- would like to aktivated my propulsion-child theme, but get the message..
“”This theme is broken. Parent theme is missing., Please install the parent theme”
JohnSeptember 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm #89787
Make sure that you can activate the Propulsion main theme before trying to activate the child theme. If you can, then make sure the path to the parent are still exactly the same and that the server didn’t somehow rename the folder when you uploaded the most recent version.
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