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Themes are not able to install

  1. Hi, i am having a problem installing themes onto my wordpress site, i can install plugins and widgets fine, but when i try to install a them i get this:

    Downloading install package from…

    Unpacking the package…

    Installing the theme…

    Could not create directory. /Library/WebServer/Documents/sauteercflyers/wp-content/themes/small-business/

    Theme install failed.

    Any ideas?


  2. Hi Seth, I'm not sure where you're attempting to upload themes from, but, I just signed up with Elegantthemes and I don't even see the"Install" option in my WP dashboard under "Appearance", any ideas?

  3. nightfox7 - you've reached support for the free sites hosted at site. For assistance with a self-hosted WordPress site, you can try the support forums:

    candicebarrigher13 - doesn't support uploading of third-party themes, which is an option only available with a self-hosted site. To clear up any confusion, and are two different entities. offers over 200 pre-installed themes which you can check out in our showcase here:

    If you're looking for something specific, just let us know.

  4. These forums are for WordPress hosted blogs. For self-hosted blogs, you should go to forums.

  5. Ops, sorry about that.

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