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Newbie cannot change theme

Postby ian » Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:00 am

I have tried and tried and searched and searched but just can't seem to find the answer.

I have downloaded a theme called greyscale, uploaded the files in the relevant file structure but can't get Magento to change.

I go System > Config > Design and then change Current Package name from 'default' to 'greyscale'

Magento then just gives me the error message

An error occurred while saving this configuration: package with this name does not exist and cannot be set.

and reverts to default. I have also tried changing to the pre-uploaded themes such as blue and modern but get the same error, chmod to 777 to make sure it wasn't file permissions but no different.

Has anyone experienced this error who can help?

Thanks
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Re: Newbie cannot change theme

Postby ian » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:24 pm

I finally managed to get a theme uploaded, it's borked though :?

http://www.styleheaven.net/magento/
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Re: Newbie cannot change theme

Postby edmondscommerce » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:24 pm

dont do it in configuration,

do it under system->design
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Re: Newbie cannot change theme

Postby ian » Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:07 pm

Thanks, that is how I did it (think we posted at the same time), however, this is what happened - http://www.styleheaven.net/magento/
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Re: Newbie cannot change theme

Postby edmondscommerce » Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:20 pm

where did you get the theme from?

I think you need to take this up with them (if you bought it)
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Re: Newbie cannot change theme

Postby ian » Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:51 pm

Cheers, it is just a free theme I am using while I test out if I am able to do what I want with Magento before committing to it and getting a bespoke design or modified theme - I have posted on their forum though. Thank you for helping.
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Re: Newbie cannot change theme

Postby edmondscommerce » Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:17 pm

ok good luck ;)
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