How to Pick a Suitable Parent Theme in WordPress 3


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Picking a parent theme

Picking a theme is one of the joys and one of the frustrations of working with WordPress. There are thousands and thousands of themes available and you can usually find something that gets pretty close to what you want if you just look hard enough. Looking for a parent theme for your child theme is no different, but when you're looking for a parent theme, there are some extra considerations to keep in mind. If you're looking at free themes and premium themes side-by-side, you'll see there are some significant differences that are really important, especially if you're relying on a parent theme to build your child theme.

Because they're free you can't expect free themes to be regularly upgraded. That's simply because no one is getting paid to keep the themes up-to-date, so chances are if you pick a free theme that's not developed by a core developer who is really invested in keeping the theme up-to-date, you may see the theme lagging behind for ...

Picking a parent theme
Video duration: 3m 55s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Nov 27, 2012

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Picking a parent theme 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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