Can't update the theme - Optional WordPress Theme style.css is missing Theme Name header

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Sara_p
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I’m trying to update my theme, but i can’t. I upload the main file and also the ZIP containing an installable WordPress Theme, but when i click on update there is an error:

“Optional WordPress Theme style.css is missing Theme Name header”

i checked and in the style.css there is the theme name! What i have to check? :( i really need to update the theme.

many thanks

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Siiimple
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Hey,

Try deleting the old theme first, then uploading the new theme.

That should work.

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Deleting the old theme? :O you are crazy!

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WPExplorer
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Yep it’s never worked for me either, I’ve tried multiple times :(

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Any thoughts?

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Banhawi
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same problem here , any solution ?

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Jason
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Banhawi said
same problem here , any solution ?

Hey Banhawi,

If you can PM me ( http://themeforest.net/user/Jason ) a link to the zip file I’ll test it out with the devs for you to see if we can get to the bottom of your issue.

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