Designers Track: Getting Comfortable With Child Themes

A session at WordCamp Miami 2014

Saturday 10th May, 2014

3:00pm to 3:45pm (EST)

Child themes are a simple but powerful way to customize a pre-made theme. Learning how to use them properly means you’ll never risk losing all your modifications when the developer releases a new version and you update the theme. Using easy-to-follow language, I’ll walk you through the steps to set up a child theme and we’ll get started making some tweaks – from CSS look-and-feel adjustments to more substantial changes in functionality.

Suitable for those who’ve used pre-made themes or starter themes but haven’t made a child theme yet. Basic PHP knowledge helpful but not necessary.

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Kathryn Presner

Theme Whisperer/Happiness Engineer on the theme team at @Automattic

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Time 3:00pm3:45pm EST

Date Sat 10th May 2014

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