How to create a Child Theme of any WordPress Theme?
January 5, 2017 Jagir Bahesh
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WPOnlineSupport understand huge deal about WordPress Child Theme. We have nearly converted 100’s of website that we have worked with WordPress Child Themes so that any of the Parent WordPress Theme changes doesn’t alter the whole theme altogether. Below we try to share our understanding of how to create a WordPress Child Theme.

As a WordPress Theme developer, you will know how important it is to use a WordPress Child Theme when building upon an existing WordPress Theme rather than creating your own from scratch.

How to create a child theme

Steps:-

  1. Create a new WordPress Child Theme Folder
  2. Create the child theme style.css
  3. Create the child theme functions.php File

STEP 1: CREATE A NEW WORDPRESS CHILD THEME FOLDER

Through FTP client, logging into your website and navigate to “/WP-content/themes”. This directory describes about theme installed on your site.

The name of your WordPress Child Theme directory is appended with ‘-child’ after the parent theme name.

STEP 2: CREATE THE CHILD THEME STYLE.CSS

You need to add the file that is required to create a valid child theme – style.css.

You will need to place some essential information inside of this file, so open up your favourite text editor and paste the following into a blank file.

STEP 3: CREATE THE CHILD THEME FUNCTIONS.PHP FILE

In the WordPress Child Theme folder, create a PHP file named functions.php, and paste the code below:

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We would be more than happy to provide WordPress Child Theme for One Click Child Theme, Divi anything similar that you have with you.

Wrapping Up

We go over how to create and use child themes in this blog. Customers use a child theme less as compare to customize their existing theme due to a lack of understanding and nothing else.

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