How to Use the Developer Tools in WordPress 3


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Using the developer tools

When you look at a website in a browser, what you're actually seeing is that browser's interpretation of the code behind the website. In my browser right now I have my website running the Twenty Twelve theme, but what this actually looks like is this. What you're seeing here is the true content of that website, is lots of code and lots of text. So what happens is, the browser grabs all that content, combines it in cascading style sheet code and makes it look nice for humans. When you work with child themes, or any other theme for that matter, one of the first things people want to do when they install a WordPress site and start working with the theme is make changes to the stylesheet, and this is where an important tool in this browser comes in.

Working with style sheets can be really hard because the style code is not directly associated with the main code of the page. You don't see the styles in the markup. So when you're working with stylesheets, in the ...

Using the developer tools
Video duration: 3m 53s 3h 11m Intermediate Updated Nov 27, 2012

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Using the developer tools 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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