[resolved] Changing Themes Creates Error Message (5 posts)

  1. Really Must I?
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I have been using Vanilla Mist's Connections theme for several years now, but find that I need to move to widgets and RSS Feeds that it does not support.

    I downloaded and uploaded to my site Google Chrome and Elegance. When I select either of them and it says "New Theme Activated" I view the site and all I see is a white page with the following:

    <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"

    When I go back and select Connections again it looks just like it did, no problems, so I still have a blog, but can't cahnge the themes.

    My blog is at http://www.mentalmeals.com

  2. Samuel B
    Posted 6 years ago #

    For security you should upgrade to 2.6.2 - also it might fix the above problem. However, if you want to continue using your theme...




  3. Really Must I?
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Thank you for the links. My web-hosting service has WP2.5.1 and so that is what I use. Do I have to go to them to get them to upgrade or is there a detailed instruction for doing this on my own?

  4. moshu
    Posted 6 years ago #

    The search is your best friend: Upgrading_WordPress_Extended

  5. Really Must I?
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I used the WPAU (Word Press Automated Update) plugin and WOW! what a seamless transition. Everything works great, widgets are happy and fed and working. Themes chage without any problems.

    Thanks for your help.

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