“The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet”

If you are getting the “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet” error when trying to install Kadence Theme Pro it is because Kadence Theme Pro is a plugin and not a theme.

Kadence Theme Pro plugin adds additional modules like Header Addons, Ultimate Menu, Hooked Elements and WooCommerce Addons.

Follow these steps to install Kadence Theme Pro:

  1. Download the Kadence Theme Pro plugin from your Kadence WP account.
  2. In the WordPress admin go to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin. Click Choose File, browse to and select kadence-pro.zip and click Install Now and then Activate Plugin.
  3. You should see “The Pro Kadence Theme has not been activated! Click here to activate the license key.” message. Click the link to activate your license.
  4. Enter your License Key and License Email and press Activate to unlock the Pro addons.
  5. Enable the addons you would like to use.