XF 1.4 No permission

Hello XF,

I am having an issue uploading a theme to my website. I have followed the instructions on various videos and I have gotten to the same spot each time. Once I click import, I get a page that says I don't have permission to upload themes. I have checked my permissions but nothing looked like it.

Does anyone have any ideas as to what is going on?

- Bdark

Jim Boy

Well-known member
From a XF point of view, make sure you are a superadmin - your config.php should include a line with your userid like
$config['superAdmins'] = '17,234';


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The config.php file is required in order to load the site - without it your site won't work at all.

It is generated during installation (in most cases).

It is located in the /library directory.

Alternatively, a Super Administrator can assign the permission to your account to manage styles.

Hey @Brogan,

I have went to my permission panel for each user and I don't seem to have the style node. I am in the area where is has a gray, red and green area. If I am not in the right spot, can you direct me to it?
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That's a different issue and could be related to mod_security.

Contact your host and they should be able to resolve it.