I'm a fairly new user of wordpress.org. I have a wordpress.com site using the Confit theme and wish to transfer it to .org.
I exported the site from .com and into imported to .org successfully, only to find that .org did not offer the Confit theme.
I have since downloaded the directory for the Confit theme from here: https://wpcom-themes.svn.automattic.com/ and saved it in the wp-content/themes/confit.
The Confit theme option appears normally in the installed themes section of the .org suite, alongside twenty eleven and twenty twelve preinstalled themes. However, when trying to apply the theme to the site, the progress bar gets half way before the whole thing turns blank, no matter what address within the site I try and visit. I can no longer access the admin page to change the theme back.
As a result, I wiped the databases on the domain, deleted and reinstalled wordpress on the site etc. Again the site works fine until I try to apply the theme. The last time, I have tried to preview the theme before applying it and, unsurprisingly, the preview is blank - no side bar or anything.
Can anyone suggest what I might have done wrong when installing the theme?