[wp-hackers] Child theme functions.php & processing order

Ian Stewart ian at themeshaper.com
Fri Dec 11 01:54:55 UTC 2009

If you've got action hooks you can use remove_action at init like so …

function remove_foo() {

… in your Child Theme's functions file.

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 7:32 PM, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:

> Howdy all. I need a gentle shove in the right direction on this one.
> When processing a child theme, which ends up getting executed by WordPress
> first, the child or the parent functions.php?  And, parallel to this, if I
> have action or filter hooks registered in the parent, what's the best way to
> ensure that my child theme can override/alter the parent's functions?
> --
> Doug Stewart
> @zamoose
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