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  • Hi I’m working on a client site which is running a theme called “Life,” which it looks like the client got from Themeforest a couple of years ago.

    There are a couple of modifications I want to play around with so I downloaded a copy of the theme from their server and attempted to install it locally, via MAMP. While the theme activated OK, and I could access the dashboard, when you go to view the front end absolutely nothing loads, you just get a white page.

    I zipped up the theme and attempted to install the theme on a test site that I have running, and it uploads to 99% and leads me to an error that says “Are you sure you want to do this?

    Please try again.”

    With my own druthers I normally do child themes of twentyten, twentyeleven, Genesis, etc but this is a case where I need to work with their commercially chosen theme and make it work as best I can.

    Like I said, the theme works on their live site, but not when installed locally for me or on my test site. Any advice on troubleshooting this type of thing?

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  • Moderator Andrew Nevins

    (@anevins)

    Forum moderator

    Have you contacted that theme’s vendors/authors regarding this? They would be the best people to ask.

    Unfortunately the theme is no longer listed and actually the developer’s site is gone as well. I was hoping someone had solved something similar on a related site, but it could be that this theme is just too out of date.

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