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Custom Theme Issues – 403 errors and missing Screenshots

  • For some reason I am getting errors when I try to install a custom theme. I took a default theme and copied it into the my-templates directory and it seems all permissions stuck as the default but I am getting an UNstyled site (CSS path is correct) and even the Screenshot sin’t displaying (just a blank image) in the Admin area.

    See below (but permissions *are* all correct):


    You don’t have permission to access /wp/bbpress/my-templates/mythemetest/screenshot.png on this server.

    Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

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  • Really? No one has insight on this? Damn, I was hoping this was an easy fix and maybe just some oversight on my part somewhere.

    It may be easy, but please remember folks have lives and this is a free, volunteer, support forum.

    URL please?



    I’m willing to bet permissions are NOT correct despite what you think.

    Chmod /my-templates/ and /mythemetest/ to 750



    I’m was having the same problem. The problem was that the “my-templates” folder had 0750 permissions (no public access!). To fix this, set the permissions on the “my-templates” folder to 0755 to add public read and execute.

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