[wp-hackers] Editing or extending a child theme
zamoose at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 17:03:28 UTC 2013
> Is this because it is usually overboard to create a child theme of a
child theme, or is it because doing such will not work?
More of the second.
Copy the child theme, whole cloth, and rename it to something else, then do
all work on your new child theme. It's the only safe way.
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 7:39 AM, Rocio Valdivia <rocio at mecus.es> wrote:
> Hi Bryan,
> maybe this can help you :)
> Rocío Valdivia
> 2013/1/11 Bryan Gentry <bryangentry at gmail.com>
> > A client hired me to make some modifications to his website, which is
> > two themes he bought (a parent theme and its child theme). Neither the
> > parent nor the child theme are very extensible for the changes they want
> > made, which leaves me making my changes directly in the child theme
> > ready to be wiped out at the next update.
> > I considered the possibility of trying to make a child theme of the child
> > theme, but I've read before (in this list) that it is not advisable to
> > create child themes of child themes. Is this because it is usually
> > overboard to create a child theme of a child theme, or is it because
> > such will not work?
> > Bryan
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