1. What’s child theme?
Many users have question about installing child theme. This advance’s when you customize the theme, you will not lost customization. Although you use premium theme or free theme, you have many options to customize.
Some time you don’t have the customization option as you want, you need add code for that options. That option will be overwritten in your theme. Child theme solve this problem for you. A child theme depends completely on its parent in order to work. Without its parent theme present, it will not do a thing and cannot even be activated. Because a child theme isn’t a standalone entity, but instead modifies or adds to the files of an existing theme. It uses everything present in the parent theme and allows you to make changes and customize your WordPress theme without ever editing the main theme. So you can alter styles, functions, layout, templates.
2. Installing the WordPress Child Theme
Installing a child theme’s same with any WordPress theme.
After you login your WordPress website, please go to Appearance >> Themes you click on “Add new” button to upload zip file. This will show you theme upload option.
You can select file after click on “Choose file” button then click on ‘Install Now’ button.
WordPress will now upload the theme zip file from your computer and install it. It will also check if the parent theme is installed. If parent theme is available from WordPress.org theme directory, then it will try to install it. Otherwise, it will let you know that you will need to install parent theme manually.
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