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WordPress Appearance Editor Disappeared – Fix

Many people have had issues with their appearance editor disappearing. If this has happened to you, please follow these steps:

  1.  Fire up your favorite ftp client and connect to your WordPress site.
  2.  Navigate to wp-config.php which will be in your web site root www folder by default.
  3.  Search for the following line of code:
            define(‘DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT’, true);
    and change it to:
            define(‘DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT’, false);
  4.  Save and re upload the wp-config.php file.
  5.  Now Editor should be back in your Appearance menu. If not refresh the page.