Getting error – The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet?

While trying to upload Astra Pro Addon did you see following error-

If yes, below is the solution-

This error appears when users consider Astra Pro Addon as a theme and try installing it like any WordPress theme. However, Astra Pro Addon is a plugin that extends the Astra theme and adds more features to it.

So to fix this error, install Astra Pro Addon as a plugin through the WordPress backend as described here.

To upload a plugin zip,  navigate to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin from the WordPress dashboard.

It will install the Astra Pro to your site. After installation, you will find settings under Appearance > Astra Options.


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