How to create a child theme.

  1. Create a new folder for the child theme in the themes folder. Name it the same as its parentexcept add: -child at the end.
  2. Add a .css file called style.css
  3. Paste this code into the .css (except updated to correct template name):
    /*Theme Name: Twenty Seventeen ChildTheme
    Description: Your first child theme!
    Author: John DoeAuthor
    Template: twentyseventeenVersion: 1.0.0
    License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
    License URI:
    Tags: child themeText
    Domain: twenty-seventeen-child*/
  4. Next add a functions.php file to the same directory as the .css.
  5. Paste this code into the .php: <?php
    add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_enqueue_styles' );
    function theme_enqueue_styles() {
    wp_enqueue_style( 'parent-style', get_template_directory_uri() . '/style.css' );