[wp-hackers] A question about theme updates in WP 2.7

Krusty Ruffle krustyruffle at rustykruffle.com
Sun Nov 23 02:17:59 GMT 2008

Thank you for the reply!

> Without looking at the code, I will have to answer that it works like the
> plugin upgrade code. Therefore, yes, if you have styles in the same folder,
> they will be removed along with the theme.

I was afraid of that.

> You should recommend your users switch over to using child themes instead,
> if they wish to make modifications. There are also improved inclusion code
> that will include parent theme files or use the child theme files if they
> exist.

Yeah, but a lot of these tweak files are for child themes already. It would
be feasible if grandchild themes worked, but this is not the case.

Jacob Santos
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Thanks again for the information, I really appreciate it.

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