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How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

February 20, 2015 10:53 pm
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Create a WordPress Child Theme

A WordPress child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality and styling of another theme, called the parent theme. WordPress child themes are the recommended way of modifying an existing theme.

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Why use a Child Theme?

There are a few reasons why you would want to use a child theme:

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  • If you modify a theme directly and it is updated, then your modifications may be lost. By using a child theme you will ensure that your modifications are preserved.
  • WordPress child themes are a non-destructive way to edit WordPress themes.
  • Using a child theme can speed up development time.
  • Using a child theme is a great way to learn about WordPress theme development.

Resources:

WordPress Codex Child Themes

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