tutorial | WordPress 3: Building Child Themes—What is a WordPress Child Theme?

Watch the entire course at WordPress 3: Building Child Themes shows how to create a new theme, based on a prebuilt parent theme in WordPress, which overrides or changes just the functions, presentation elements, or styling elements you want to affect. In this course, Morten Rand-Hendriksen covers importing parent themes, adding custom menus, restyling the header image, customizing the sidebar and index pages, implementing the Post Thumbnail feature, and incorporating JavaScript. The course also shows how to establish a quick and efficient theme restyling workflow, taking a design from mockup to fully functional site. Workflow techniques including modifying basic CSS by using a code editor such as Eclipse, the developer tools in the Chrome browser, and WordPress.

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