How to Install The Theme

Installation Overview:

Here’s a quick overview of the installation steps that you should follow. Please follow these steps in order to minimize the probability of something going wrong:

  1. Download the package from Themeforest > Envato account >  download section.
    • We do recommend downloading the entire package (which contains an already made child theme, documentation, PSDs, Revolution slider exports etc.), however for this step, you can just download the theme itself eg:  )
  2. Afterward, navigate to Appearance > Themes > Add New and after the page is fully loaded you’ll notice right next to the top “Add themes” title, a button that says “Upload theme”. Click it and a “browse field” will appear. Browse for the theme’s zip and that’s it.
    • Make sure you do not upload the whole zip archive which contains also the documentation and PSD files. You must upload just the file named
  3. You may then activate the theme as you would any other WordPress theme.

Manual installation#

  1. Download the latest version from ThemeForest from your download section
  2. Extract the zip archive
  3. Upload THE “Karla” theme FOLDER to your server via FTP to the /wp-content/themes/
  4. You will now have access to activate the theme from the Appearance > Themes screen in your dashboard.



Missing style.css error upon installation:

This happens because you uploaded the entire zip package you downloaded from ThemeForest. To fix this, simply extract that package you just tried uploading. You’ll notice, inside the extracted folder, a zip called “” – this is the one you should download.