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Wordpress failure notice, are you sure you want to do this??

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by CjTheFish, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. CjTheFish

    CjTheFish Junior Member

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    Hello everyone,

    I've been working with Wordpress for several years now, but have been running into this issue on a website that I am building for a client.

    Everytime I try to upload a new theme I am getting a wordpress failture notice, that then asks me if I want to try again. Upon clicking try again the same issue occurs.

    About a month ago when I was working on this site, themes uploaded perfectly fine, but they do not seem to now.

    I have updated all of the plugins, as well as deactivated any that could be potentially causing issues. Still no resolution.

    This site is currently hosted on a local server, so I'm curious if that could be causing any issues?

    Any insight you could provide me with would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    blazekhai Junior Member

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    I'm facing this problem myself too, have you got a solution yet to this?
     
  3. c0nl0n

    c0nl0n Registered Member

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    host_max_size is the key.. set it up. it might be to low for your theme.
     
  4. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This seems like a file permissions problem after you unpacked an update. Are all files owned by the web server owner? Or is the group accessible? WP needs write permissions on some folders (cache, wp-content, etc). After updates, the original files may have been overwritten with a different user. This is a frequent problem with WP.
     
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    c0nl0n Registered Member

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    If it's not host_max_size, search in your php version for something like:
    file_uploads = On
    post_max_size = 64M
    upload_max_filesize = 64M
    memory_limit = 256M
    and check if there are any settings too low.
     
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    luc1f3r.n008 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I encounter this issue almost everyday.
    here's what id do:
    --upload theme from cpanel.
    --upgrade or downgrade PHP version.
    --check if theme zip is correct ( no sub folders inside)
    Usually this check list solves the issue.
     
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  7. CjTheFish

    CjTheFish Junior Member

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    In order to fix the problem, I uploaded the theme through cpanel's file manager and it worked just fine.
     
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