02 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Beginners Guide to Child Themes Basics

A WordPress theme is a collection of template files which lets you change the user interface, design, look, and feel of the site. A WordPress theme can either just have some bare minimum design changes implemented or might even have some advanced…

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04 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create a Child Theme in WordPress

If you’ve been a theme developer (or even a tweaker) for any length of time, you will know how important it is to use a child theme when building upon an existing theme (rather than creating your own from scratch). The issue is mainly with updates. If you make changes to a theme’s files (i.e. anything within the “/themes/yourthemename/” directory), those…

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07 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Create A Simple WordPress Child Theme Using Twenty Eleven

One of the first things I noticed when I started using WordPress was how well it employs the developer’s mantra, “Separation of Concerns.” In the programming world, you want each component to rely on the other components as little as possible…

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18 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Customize your WordPress Website

WordPress is constantly being upgraded, improved and securitized. You should change the functionality with plugins and the look with the theme so, whenever WordPress gets updated, the functionality and look of your site will remain whilst the engine that powers it gets an upgrade…

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08 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

12 Free TwentyTen Child Themes For WordPress

TwentyTen child themes have been popping up everywhere and many theme designers are offering them for free. Child themes will soon have a designated place in the WordPress theme directory. One strong benefit of using TwentyTen as a parent theme is that you’ll always be able to update…

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21 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Child Themes Coming to WordPress.org

I love child themes. They are so much fun to work with, especially for people who have only enough PHP knowledge to be able to create some sort of nasty Fatal Error. With a child theme you are able to go crazy with your design, knowing that you have the solid functionality that comes with …

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