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

Daniel Sarmiento
Daniel Sarmiento
10,265 Points

What if I'm working locally?

I mean, this video is about How to create a child theme and then upload it to a live server. Well if I'm just working locally at the moment. Could I just make this changes in the themes folder where I have my themes in my pc (i.e. create a new folder and add a css file importing the parent theme css and also pasting the screenshot) ?

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Ideally, you want to work locally then push it to a staging/live server. There generally is not much difference between working locally then pushing it all up together.

Daniel Sarmiento
Daniel Sarmiento
10,265 Points

Thanks. I was able to make a child Theme by creating a new folder and adding the css and screenshot. It didn't work at first because I was missing to the " template: theme_name" in the css header.