In this video, learn how to migrate files from a test site to a live site.
- [Instructor] We've been creating this theme … in our local environment. … That means that anyone who's visiting our site … isn't seeing our new child theme. … We need to upload all of our files to our live site. … When you're moving a child theme, … there's usually dozens, if not hundreds of files. … So I recommend an FTP program, … or zipping up your child theme … and then uploading through the Wordpress admin. … So I can go to themes, add new, … and then upload from my live site. … Once all the files are uploaded, … you can activate your child theme and you'll be done. … However, if you've made any content changes, … like changing menus, your site title, … or you changed a logo, you'll have to do a bit more work. … You still start by uploading all of your files. … Then, under appearance menus, … you'll click live preview on your theme. … Click live preview, and this will open the customizer. … From here, we can take our time … customizing all of our settings. … The customizer is a great tool, …
- Setting up your development environment and editor
- Picking a parent theme
- Creating a child theme
- Including style sheets
- Creating and modifying styles
- Modifying functions
- Hooking functions
- Creating and modifying template files
- Adding menus and functionality
- Migrating theme files to a live WordPress site
Skill Level Intermediate
Using the exercise files1m 13s
1. Building on a Solid Foundation
2. Creating a Child Theme
3. Child Themes and CSS
4. Working with Function Files
5. Working with Template Files
6. Add New Functionality
7. Wrapping Up
Next steps1m 4s
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