Error when uploading Wordpress theme

November 19, 2015 1.6k views

I’m getting the following error when I try to upload a wordpress theme:

The package could not be installed. PCLZIPERRBAD_FORMAT (-10) : Unable to find End of Central Dir Record signature

Any ideas on how I can solve this? Thanks.

1 Answer


WordPress Themes have specific structure that is required and the file must be in ZIP format, so if you are attempting to upload anything other than a ZIP (i.e., then you may see such an error.

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