Fatal error: Cannot redeclare __popular_posts() (3 posts)

  1. yorky
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I am new to WordPress and have just installed version 3.0.1 and the plugin Akismet. I downloaded a few Themes in order to choose one to customize. I activated the first theme ok but when I tried activating any of the others I received Fatal error: Cannot redeclare. I then tried to open my Dashboard and received:
    Fatal error: Cannot redeclare __popular_posts() (previously declared in /homepages/8/d100460064/htdocs/WordPress/wordpress/wp-content/themes/eve088/functions.php:1492) in /homepages/8/d100460064/htdocs/WordPress/wordpress/wp-content/themes/eve088/functions.php on line 1711

    Can anyone help me understand what is happening and help me get out of this impasse?

  2. JohnnyWhite2007
    Posted 4 years ago #

    It looks like the function __popular_posts() already exists somewhere. Try enabling the default theme first, then enabling this theme. Also try clearing your cache and reloading.

  3. yorky
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thanks for the suggestion. Clearing the cache didn't help.
    Does anyone have any more advice?

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