How to Update Parent and Child Themes in WordPress


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Updating parent and child themes

By following this course, you've now created an advanced child theme based on the Twenty Twelve theme, and added lots of interesting functionality. And I also hope you've walked away with some information about how you can use the same techniques to alter other themes if you want to use them. Before we wrap up, I want to impart on you some very important information about updates. And this is something I tell everyone who works with WordPress. When you have a WordPress site, it's extremely important that you always keep it up-to-date.

If you don't keep updating your site, you run the risk of either missing out on important updates and features, or even worse, you might leave your site open for attacks. It's very easy to update both WordPress and also update themes and plug-ins. You just have to remember to keep in mind that you need to check if they need to be updated. And because you're working with a child theme, it's actually completely safe to update the parent them...

Updating parent and child themes
Video duration: 2m 36s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Nov 27, 2012

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Updating parent and child themes 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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