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Foodica – Upgrade from Free version to Foodica Premium (PRO)

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If you just purchased the premium version (Pro) of Foodica theme, most probably you’ll get the following error when you’ll try to install it:
Theme installation failed.

This happens if you already have the free version of Foodica installed.

Since both free and premium versions share the same name, it’s necessary to delete the free version, as WordPress will not let you to install a theme with the same name.

You can fix this problem easily in 2 ways:

Option 1: Install Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades plugin

This is probably the easiest option, as you simply have to install the Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades plugin. This plugin fixes the WordPress limitation where you can’t install a theme with the same name, even though Foodica is available in 2 versions: Free and Premium (PRO).

Simply go to the Plugins > Add New page in your WordPress Dashboard, search for “Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades“, and install the plugin. Once you will activate the plugin, you will be able to install your new Foodica theme.

Option 2: Delete Foodica Lite (Free)

Since you can’t delete your active theme, you will first have to activate a different theme.

Step 1: Simply find a different theme on the Themes page and activate it:

Step 2: Now find the Foodica Lite and click on it:

Step 3: After clicking on the Theme Details, a new window will open with more details about the theme. Look in the bottom right corner, and you will find a small red text saying Delete and click it:

That’s all. Now you can try to install again the premium version of Foodica theme that you’ve just purchased.

Last updated on March 17, 2019

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