WordPress Development: How to create a child-theme #1

Marian Heddesheimer, WordPress Expert

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7 Videos (20m)
    • Introduction

      1:22
    • What is a child theme

      1:44
    • How to create a child theme

      2:07
    • Import the parent CSS

      1:25
    • Make the first changes

      5:06
    • More changes

      5:22
    • What's next?

      2:28

About This Class

This class is for advanced WordPress users, who are either web developers or want to become a web developer.

It explains the first steps to set up a child theme for WordPress for your site.

Child themes are useful because you can use all the functionality of your existing WordPress theme, and add small design changes without much coding.

You will need to learn some CSS, which will not be covered by this class entirely. But it will get you started to build your own child theme for the site.

Part #2 already available:

Please make sure you check out the following class in this series.

And here is Part #3:

WordPress Child Themes #3: How to change fonts and colors

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Marian Heddesheimer

WordPress Expert

I started computer programming back in 1988 when I created my first software with BASIC, Turbo Pascal and later in C++.

My primary domain in development was always database development, and I was a freelancer who created custom software for individual clients.

When the Internet came up with the World Wide Web and cheap web hosting for everybody, I switched over to Web-Development, which I started by learning PHP. I did some custom web software for my clients, using PHP as script...

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