So, I'm currently using an AccessPress Parallax theme and I've created a child theme, however, it shows there is an error. It says "The parent theme is missing. Please install the "accesspressparallax" parent theme". What should I do about it? Is there something wrong with the theme?

The style.css file:

/*Theme Name: AccessPress Parallax
Theme URI: htt ps://accesspressthemes.com/wordpress-themes/accesspress-parallax/
Author: AccessPress Themes
Author URI: htt ps://accesspressthemes.com/
Description: AccessPress Parallax is a beautiful WordPress theme with Parallax design. Parallax design has become popular and is widely implemented these days. This is probably the most beautiful, feature rich and complete free WordPress parallax theme with features like: fully responsive, advance theme option panel, featured slider, advance post settings, services/team/blog/portfolio/testimonial layout, Google map integration, custom logo/fav icon, call to action, CSS animation, SEO friendly, translation ready, RTL support, custom CSS/JS and more! More over the theme is fully translation ready, WooCommerce Compatible, bbPress Compatible and fully support multilanguage via POLYLANG plugin. Demo: ht tp://accesspressthemes.com/theme-demos/?theme=accesspress-parallax Support forum: https://accesspressthemes.com/support/ Pro version: htt ps://accesspressthemes.com/wordpress-themes/accesspress-parallax-pro/ 
Version: 1.30
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
License URI: ht tp://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html
Text Domain: accesspress-parallax
Domain Path: /languages/
Tags: custom-background, custom-colors, custom-header, custom-menu, featured-images, one-column, right-sidebar, theme-options, threaded-comments, translation-ready, two-columns, grid-layout, footer-widgets, blog, e-commerce, photography, portfolio

This theme, like WordPress, is licensed under the GPL.
Use it to make something cool, have fun, and share what you've learned with others.

AccessPress Parallax is based on Underscores http://underscores.me/, (C) 2012-2014 Automattic, Inc.*/
  • Hi, Welcome to WPSE. Is this the style.css for your parent theme? Btw there are some errors in it, for example https is being written as htt ps. – Jack Johansson Jun 10 '17 at 15:35
  • Yes, I separated it because it didn't allow me to post more than two links. This is a style.css for my theme, yes. – Mariola Oliwa Jun 10 '17 at 17:22
  • please post your child theme style.css as well – inarilo Jun 10 '17 at 17:30
  • Where do I find it? – Mariola Oliwa Jun 10 '17 at 19:23
  • the child theme style.css is the new one that you created. is the parent theme in the directory "accesspressparallax" ? – mmm Jun 10 '17 at 20:26

Take a close look at this https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/how-to-create-wordpress-child-theme/ .

Note that your child theme's CSS file has two required parameters. From the above link:

"The two necessary items in the code above are the lines starting with “Theme Name" and “Template.” The theme name tells WordPress what the name of your theme is, and this is displayed in the theme selector. The template tells WordPress which theme it should consider as the parent theme."

I notice also that your 'theme uri' value has an extra space in it.

The header of the style.css file should look similar to the example in the above link.

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