What is WordPress Child Theme I Why do you need a WordPress Child Theme

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Things explained in the video:

-What is a WordPress Child Theme, its pros and cons
-How to create a child theme manually
-How to create a child theme with a plugin
-What to do when a child theme is not working
-Tips to create a child theme

Here are some reasons why you need a WordPress Child Theme

1) Preservation of Customizations: Allows you to make changes to the design and functionality without altering the original theme files. This ensures that your customizations are preserved during theme updates.

2) Easy Updates: Facilitates seamless updates for the parent theme. As the customizations are in the Child theme, updating the parent theme won’t affect your modifications, reducing the risk of compatibility issues.

3) Organized Development: Provides a structured approach to customizing your site, making it easier to manage and troubleshoot. The Child theme keeps your modifications separate from the core theme, leading to a cleaner and more organized development process.

4) Enhanced Stability: Reduces the likelihood of errors or conflicts when updating themes. By isolating customizations in the Child theme, you maintain the stability and integrity of the parent theme.

5) Time Efficiency: Speeds up development by allowing you to focus on specific customizations without worrying about the broader theme structure. This results in more efficient and targeted development efforts.


00:00:00 Introduction
00:00:41 What is a WordPress Child Theme
00:01:38 Pros and cons of WordPress Child Themes
00:03:38 How to create a child theme manually
00:05:59 How to create a child theme using a plugin
00:07:27 What to do when WordPress Child Theme is not working
00:08:32 When do you need a child theme
00:09:28 Tips for creating a child theme

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