If you upload the theme and activate it, and see nothing but a white screen, please read the following information. This is more common than you might think, and it can be frustrating to sort out. First, it is important to understand what the white screen, often referred to as the “white screen of death,” actually means. Simply put, there is an error that you can’t see. The reason you can’t see it is because, WordPress is not displaying the error that is causing the problem. When attempting to diagnose a white screen condition consider what you did before the condition occurred:
There are several causes for this condition. We will be addressing the ones most likely to occur — Plugins, Theme, System Status and Other Causes.
No matter how hard developers try, it is basically impossible to write plugins that will work and play well together with every single theme. The same is true in reverse. If you experience a white screen after activating the theme, the problem could be a plugin that is in conflict with the theme. Try the following:
The most likely issue associated with a theme being the cause of a white screen condition is when the upload of the theme did not complete the transfer of all files, the transfer resulted in corrupted theme files, or you have PHP configuration memory limits set too low. Try this:
The following is a list of possible other causes for the white screen condition, because they too can cause this error: