Child themes are common tools for customization in the WordPress world. This site was originally created as a permanent record and reference for a TRU Open Learning in-house workshop on child themes. It was modified for a session at the ETUG 2017 Spring Workshop.
We will look at the following:
- A brief framing of the building blocks of WordPress
- A brief framing of the structure of WordPress as it relates to Child Theming
- What Child Themes are and when to use them
- An opinionated look at tools and workflows useful to Child Theming
- Types of things that can be done in a Child Theme
- A look at the WordPress template hierarchy and template parts functionality
This presentation will be in two parts, the first being more presentational and the second more hands-on. The demarcation between the two parts will occur somewhere following bullet 3 or 4 above.
Alrighty then, press the button and let’s get going
“Children of the Theme” by Troy Welch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.