Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenge: Create a dark version of the theme, part of WordPress: Building Child Themes.
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- Challenge time!…If you haven't done a challenge in a course before,…here's the gist of it.…A challenge is like a mini lab built into the course…where I give you some instructions and guidelines…on what to do, then you pause the course,…sit down and work your way through the challenge,…and when you're done, you come back to the course…and I'll explain how I solved the same challenge…and walk you through the resulting code.…The purpose of these challenges…is to get you started working with…what you've learned in this course immediately…and allow you to experiment and explore on your own…rather than just follow along with me verbatim.…
Sounds exciting, right?…There will be a couple of different challenges…in this course that allow you to experiment…with some of the key aspects of what you've learned.…In this first challenge, we're focusing on changing…the appearance of a child theme using CSS.…Now for the challenge.…I want you to invert the color scheme of the theme…from light background with dark text…to dark background with light text.…
WordPress: Building Child Themes opens the world of child theme development to anyone, no matter what level of experience or expertise. It helps you build your child theme on top of an existing properly coded foundation, and create stylish new WordPress sites—without the advanced knowledge of a web developer. Morten Rand-Hendriksen explains how to get started picking a parent theme, updating the CSS, creating a new template for your child theme, and updating its functionality. By the end of this practical, project-based course, you should have a functioning child theme and the skills to quickly customize your next WordPress site.
- What is a child theme?
- Creating and activating a child theme
- Overriding or overwriting?
- Changing existing styles
- Adding new styles
- Creating templates for the child theme
- Adding new menus and widgets
- Replacing custom web fonts