This is a sample child theme created mainly for WebMan Design WordPress themes.
If your theme contains an automatic child theme generator, you can use that one instead ;) Just check your WordPress theme documentation.
How to use this child theme?
- Open the
style.cssfile and change the following:
CHILD_THEME_NAME- change this to your desired child theme name,
PARENT_THEME_SLUG- change this to the desired parent theme folder name (for example, if you are using Reykjavik WordPress theme, set this to
- Open the
functions.phpfile and change the following:
CHILD_THEME_SLUG- change this to your child theme folder name, replacing all
_(for example, the default child theme folder name is
child-theme, so you should use
- Upload the theme via FTP to
YOUR_WORDPRESS_INSTALLATION_FOLDER/wp-content/themes/folder, or ZIP your new child theme and upload it via WordPress dashboard,
- In your WordPress dashboard navigate to Appearance » Themes and activate your child theme.
You can then put any custom CSS into the
style.css file and any custom PHP code into the
If you need to override the whole parent theme file, just copy it into your child theme, keeping the sub-folders structure, and edit the file there. However, in most cases this is not needed as WebMan Design WordPress themes provides lot of hooks so you don't have to change the whole files. For tips on these, please ask at WebMan Design support forums.