Step-By-Step Child Themes for New & Existing WordPress Sites

Christine Maisel, Designer, SEO & Founder of Portable Entrepreneur

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12 Lessons (45m)
    • 1. What Is a Child Theme & Why You Should Be Using Them

      3:41
    • 2. When You Should Use a Child Theme

      2:46
    • 3. What You Need to Get Started

      3:36
    • 4. Setting Up Your Child Theme

      7:34
    • 5. Activating Your Child Theme

      1:41
    • 6. Adding Functionality & Features to Your Child Theme

      3:06
    • 7. Pulling Styles From Your Parent Theme to Your Child Theme

      1:53
    • 8. How to Customize Your Child Theme

      4:23
    • 9. Overriding Other Theme Files

      3:06
    • 10. How to Create & Add an Image for Your Child Theme

      1:33
    • 11. Creating a Child Theme for an Existing Site

      3:10
    • 12. Using a Plugin to Create a Child Theme

      8:56

Project Description

The purpose of this course is for you to set-up your first WordPress child theme. For the class project, you can share:

  • The site you will be using
  • The theme you have decided to use and 
  • The modifications you will be making to your child theme

Don't forget to download the classes bonuses and ask questions if you need help.

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