Wordpress - White screen of death, after activating or uploading a theme.

  • Posted on July 8, 2014
  • decaobrAsked by decaobr

Hello, i have a Wordpress installation running on Ubuntu 14.04, everything is working fine, except when i try to activate this theme on my Wordpress panel, the theme is Working well, because i have tested in my localhost XAMPP, so is probably a memory issue.

In the theme documentation, they asked my to do something’s before installing the theme, check this image: 2014-07-08 11.35.28.png

I done everything, them rebooted my Apache. But i’m still unable to install the theme.

If i try to install the theme, via Wordpress panel, uploading a .zip file, get the following error:

**File is empty. Please upload something more substantial. This error could also be caused by uploads being disabled in your php.ini or by post_max_size being defined as smaller than upload_max_filesize in php.ini. ** If i upload the theme via SFTP, and then try to activate the theme, i get the white screen of death, with no errors.

Any ideas?

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same problem … =/

if anyone knows anything about that, let me know …

Yes, a lot of errors most of them generated by the plugin “SSH SFTP Updater Support”, and in the case the error is “Array to string conversion …”, i dont think is related with the theme not being activated.

Should i look for something in special?

Are you seeing anything in your Apache error logs? Run:

cat /var/log/apache2/error.log