Tag: Child Themes
Creating Custom Templates in a Plugin Instead of Your Theme
Let me start this with a disclaimer: custom templates go in your theme. That’s what themes are for: giving you interesting ways to display your WordPress site’s data.
Quickly Determine the Theme File WordPress is Loading on a Page
We’ve talked about the WordPress template hierarchy before on WPShout a few different times. Here are the highlights:
How to Make a WordPress Child Theme
In this week’s Quick Guide, we cover how to make a child theme in WordPress. You can — and sometimes should — just modify your CSS via the new “Additional CSS” feature in 4.7. But when you want to make bigger changes — especially to the PHP in the template files themselves, that’s not enough. That’s where you should be using a child theme in WordPress.
WordPress Child Themes: A Complete Guide to the Core Concepts
Child Themes, the Template Hierarchy, and One Great Little Hack
Free E-Book: Mastering the Fundamentals of WordPress Themes
If you’re like a lot of WordPress users, you’re always hitting walls. You can manage your site: write content, upload photos, even add new contributors. What you can’t do is customize it. You wish you didn’t have to call up a developer to perform miracles like the following:
Always Use a Child Theme!
One request for help we hear far too frequently in our work at Press Up is: “I pressed an update button, and now my site doesn’t look right.” The cause is usually that people have customized the look-and-feel of their public site without using a child theme.