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Sure You Want to Do This? (18 posts)

  1. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Trying to upload purchased themes and get error message "Sure you want to do this?" Is this an indication the file(s) are corrupt, or WP is not wanting to upload because of another reason?

    Do not understand why this happens. Newbie at this.

    Thanks for your assistance!

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Have you asked the theme's developer about this?

  3. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Waiting on a response from one but seems to do this with any theme upload regardless of author/developer

  4. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Can you replicate the problem using the default Twenty Fourteen theme with all plugins deactivated?

  5. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    2014 already uploaded. Uninstalled, restarted, and uploaded fine with all other themes deactivated

  6. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    All themes scanned for corruption/virus and all pass

  7. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Can we see the site using the default Twenty Fourteen theme with all plugins deactivated?

  8. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Yes, pulled it up in a different browser and it can be seen, all be it not all there.

    Tried to upload the themes again while site is in Twenty Fourteen and all plugins deactivated and receive same error message.

  9. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Can we see the site using the default Twenty Fourteen theme with all plugins deactivated?

  10. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Yes

  11. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Sorry but I don't have access to a psychic browser atm, so I have no idea where your site is!

  12. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Did not understand the question. Remember, newbie here.

    http://www.johnhughesgolf.com live with all plugins deactivated and 2014 theme activated

  13. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Don't paste content from Microsoft Word into WordPress as the pasted text will also contain Word's own formatting. Sooner or later, this formatting will stop your pages from being displayed correctly (if at all) in Internet Explorer. If you cannot possibly manage without Word, paste your text into NotePad (or another text editor) first, then copy from NotePad into WordPress. Or use a weblog client.

    You will nowe need to edit all Posts and Pages where you have pasted content in from Word and remove all of the rubbish it has added to your content.

  14. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Thanks for looking through. Guess this is what is prohibiting upload of themes?

  15. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 months ago #

    I'm not sure but the underlying source of your pages is a complete mess, so that has to be removed to rule it out.

  16. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Thank you!

  17. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Took all text and erased. Re-pasted into site using plain text tool within WP. Did so for all pages.

    Tried to upload and no success.

    Underlying mess you spoke of; should I be erasing all media as well?

  18. jjhpmag
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Created a brand new install of WP on another domain I have. Tried to upload the themes and received the same error message

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