How to fix the error: ‘The package could not be installed’

What is this about?

When trying to upload the Elementor Pro plugin zip file into WordPress, you might encounter this error message: “The package couldn’t be installed. The theme is missing css style sheet“. This error message indicates that you’ve uploaded the plugin as a theme, instead of as a plugin.

How can you fix it?

  1. Go to your WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Then, from the side menu go to Plugins > Add New.
  3. Now click Upload Plugin.
  4. Select the Elementor Pro zip file.

Read more here:

Installing Elementor Pro

Connect & Activate your license key

Note: Please note also that you first have to install Elementor’s free plugin for the Pro plugin to work.

If you couldn’t find a solution, contact our support team for further help.

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