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How to Create a Child Theme

A child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality and styling of another theme, called the parent theme. Child themes are the recommended way of modifying an existing theme.

Reference: https://codex.wordpress.org/Child_Themes

In some case you may need to create a child theme for our themes. Here are all of the necessary steps:

The good news is that our themes follow the official WordPress code guidelines. So, you can easily create a child theme, here are all of the necessary steps:

1. create a new folder for your child theme

2. add style.css file into your child theme folder. Here’s an example content for the file:

/*
Theme Name: tArt Child
Theme URI: https://tishonator.com/product/tart
Description: tArt Theme
Author: Tihomir Ivanov
Author URI: https://tishonator.com
Template: tart
Version: 1.0.0
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
License URI: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
Tags: light, dark, two-columns, right-sidebar, responsive-layout, accessibility-ready
Text Domain: tishonator
*/

3. Add functions.php file into your child theme folder. Here’s an example content for the file:

<?php
add_action( ‘wp_enqueue_scripts’, ‘tartchild_enqueue_styles’ );
function tartchild_enqueue_styles() {
wp_enqueue_style( ‘parent-style’, get_template_directory_uri() . ‘/style.css’ );

}
?>

The above function load the parent (the original) theme stylesheets

4. Login to Admin Panel and navigate to Left Menu -> Appearance -> Themes, then activate your newly created Child theme.

5. After activating the theme, the slider images will have to be re-configured. Navigate to Admin Panel -> Left Menu -> Appearance -> Customize -> Slider Section. Then set images for Slides.

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