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Theme not getting deleted (3 posts)

  1. schoolboycouture
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hello there, i was wondering if someone on here could help me please? My theme got corrupted during an update but whenever I try to delete it and update a fresh copy of the theme it looks exactly like the old corrupted version. Right down to all the minute details and changes that I have made. I tried waiting for 24 hours before uploading the old theme and it did the same thing.

    I just cannot get rid of it. There are no cache plugins on the blog. I've cleared the browser cache and the web hosting company does not have a web cache. I really don't know what else to do.. It just looks like the theme remembers the old settings and looks the same when it should look like the blank template a newly uploaded theme..

    Help!

  2. mattmagi
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    How are you erasing it? Did you have a child theme that you might be forgetting about? its best to remove a theme directly from the FTP if its giving you issues, make sure you enable the default (twentyeleven) first though. What kind of changes did you do, all I can think of is the database might somehow be holding onto it?

  3. schoolboycouture
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Cheers for the reply. Unfortunately my hosting package does not include FTP access. Just edited the theme via the editor. No major changes if you know what I mean. I'll try it again now.

    Is it easy to move hosting providers. I'm thinking of moving to go daddy as they include FTP access.

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