How to Modify Existing Design Styles in WordPress


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Modifying existing styles

One of the first things people want to do when they activate a new WordPress theme is make changes to the look and feel of the theme to make it their own. This usually means making changes to the theme styles. Child themes were introduced to make this process non-destructive, meaning you don't have to mess with the core or parents theme styles to get what you want. That way you won't inadvertently break the parent theme and your changes won't be overwritten in the future when the parent theme updates. Let's take a look at how you go about making changes to the styles on your website using your child theme.

If you look closely at the images in the Twenty Twelve theme, you'll notice that they have a slight drop shadow behind them and that the box that contains them has rounded corners. You see the shadow here behind this white image and if we scroll down, you see that this solid image has rounded corners. If you want to change that, you have to make changes ...

Modifying existing styles
Video duration: 4m 24s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Nov 27, 2012

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Modifying existing styles provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Morten Rand-Hendriksen as part of the WordPress 3: Building Child Themes

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