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Step-By-Step Child Themes for New & Existing WordPress Sites

A beginner's guide to creating child themes and making basic modifications to style your WordPress website
Christine Maisel
270 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Build their own child themes from scratch
Customize the look of their website using a child theme
Protect site customizations from being lost during theme upgrades
Set-up the basic 3 step structure of a child theme
Learn how to easily find and make CSS changes to a child theme without knowledge of CSS
Create a child theme for an existing site
Use plugins for child theme creation if desired

Watch and create your own WordPress child theme as you go through this course. This course is designed for beginners who are unfamiliar with child themes and need to understand when to use a child theme and how to create one. 

Inside we’ll cover:

  • What’s required to create a child theme
  • How to easily find and customize CSS code without knowing CSS
  • How to set-up the basic 3 step structure of a child theme
  • How to activate a child theme

If you’ve already created a website or don’t feel comfortable creating a child theme from scratch, we’ll also cover:

  • How to create a child theme for an existing website
  • How to easily create a child theme using plugins

Follow along as you go through the course and create you first child theme. Walk away with the knowledge of what a child theme is, when you should be using it, what you need to create a child theme and how to do it.


#1 Download 2 child themes you can modify and use

#2 Download a child theme creation checklist to follow each time you create a child theme

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1 hours on-demand video
6 articles
5 lectures
Certificate of Completion