Why you should always use a Child Theme
January 4, 2017 Bhargav Dholariya
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You have the best theme out there, there can always be a need to add or change the theme’s content. It doesn’t matter if you need a change the logic content displaying itself, you can change the WordPress theme as per your requirement. So, we do know that we can change a theme to our need, but the main thing to know is that we should always use a child theme for it.

If you change the theme and someone updates the theme in the future all the changes would disappear.Using child theme would prevent the changes from disappearing as only the parent theme would be updated and not the child theme.

Why you should use a child theme to customize a theme

  • Save Money

WordPress Child Theme is less expensive than modifying an existing theme.

  • Save Time

The WordPress Child Theme require less time than modifying an existing WordPress Theme.

  • Easy Updates

All the changes/modification disappears of existing WordPress Theme once you update the WordPress.

If you have taken the path of WordPress Child Theme, then whenever the WordPress updated at that time parent theme will be updated and your WordPress Child Theme remains intact.

  • Fallback Safe

At the time of developing a WordPress Theme have to focus on all the possible scenarios and code accordingly. In case of the WordPress Child Theme, there is always the parent theme’s functionality available as the fallback option.

  • Easy to Extend

WordPress Child Themes are easy to extend and you can selectively edit certain features like you can create new templates for your site, create custom widgets free and many more.

  • Flexibility

A WordPress Child Theme builds on a theme framework allows a great deal of flexibility without writing so many lines of code.

  • Safe

If you modify a theme’s css or HTML directly and it gets updated, you will lose all your modifications.

Wrapping Up

Child themes are a must if you want to change the theme itself. It minimizes the production cost as well as development time to build a theme . Take our pro-jobs package and get child theme at your doorstep.

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