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WordPress How to Make a Website with WordPress Customizing WordPress Themes How to Make Child Themes

William Albertson
William Albertson
5,210 Points

How to use the @import function in CSS?

I am trying to create the child theme and have the @import as the only piece on my CSS. I can create the child theme but I can not figure out how to have the @import function in there which makes the customization so much easier. PLZ help me!

1 Answer

Mark Josephsen
Mark Josephsen
8,803 Points

Ensure that you have added a new folder here:

public_html / wp-content / themes

Have your folder name the same as your theme name but add this to the end of the name:


So, if my theme was named 'blah', the folder would be named 'blah_child'.

Now, put your css file in there. Ensure that it is named:


In keeping with the 'blah' example, the first executable line in that file should be

@import "../blah/style.css";

Hope this helps!