Disclaimer: The method I am going to show you are the same that I have used personally and it worked for me. So take your time to do the correct way.

There are several way of creating a child theme. One of the easiest way is to use a plugin. There are several tutorial out there that shows how to use a plugin.

We are going to it manually, it only require some codes to function properly.

We are going to connect on your website server for that, using FTP access.

to proceed further we need 2 software;

Filezilla[ FTP access]



Sublime [Text Editor]

A text editor will be quite helpful when copying code.


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Kickbacked Premium
Thanks
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celiacman Premium
Thank You
Very helpful and interesting training, I am happy I got to learn about child themes from you

Jeff
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LouisaB Premium
Need this training because, I am totally lost.
Anxious to learn more.
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BlSt Premium
I have a dummy question to ask. What is a Child Theme used for?
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GomMagtibay Premium
An innovation of an older theme.
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BobBarr Premium
One use is to allow you to modify the characteristics of a theme and preserve those modifications when a theme update occurs.

Theme updates overwrite all of the files that comprise the theme. If you were to edit your theme's files directly (to change a font color or size for example), those changes would need to be manually edited back into the files every time the theme got an update.

A child theme uses all of the characteristics of its parent theme except for those that you've chosen to override. Since a theme update doesn't overwrite your child theme's files, those overrides are applied to the updated parent theme without your needing to reenter them manually.
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BlSt Premium
Ok, I get it.

Recently I had a theme update in WordPress, AND ALL MY HARD WORK MODIFICATIONS WERE WRITTEN OFF. I had to do all the manual editing again

This is really cool. Thanks a lot for making this very clear.
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sheikave Premium
It happened to me and the new update do not allow direct file modification. That is why i decided to create a train to do it.
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sheikave Premium
A custom mod of the normal theme that you use normally.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Good job for producing this training. I learned two things: First, for creating a child theme; Second, how to really use FTP with WA. I used FTP in the past, but with other hosts. So, thank you so much.
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