Category Archives for Child themes

Creating Child Themes

If you haven’t been working with WordPress for very long you may not know what a ‘child theme’ is. In which case it’s time to find out. As everyone knows, WordPress sites are built around themes. For a fairly complete discussion of how themes work you should consult the Codex, but the basic idea is […]

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More on Child Themes

In my last post I left a few things rather up in the air. We saw that to create a child theme we would have to create a new directory on the server and populate it with one or more files. If you haven’t done this sort of thing before you may be at a […]

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Changing Behaviour

We have seen how to create a very simple child theme — so simple in fact that all it changed is styling. Not that that’s unimportant. An astonishing amount can be accomplished just using CSS. But (apart, perhaps, from choosing whether to hide or display particular chunks of content, and where to display them) CSS […]

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