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WordPress CSS Editing

I am trying to get as familiar with WordPress as possible. However, I am having difficulty finding a video or tutorial in TeamTree that isolates how to edit the CSS of any wordpress site/ blog.

Any suggestions? Links to this video or tutorial would be great!

Thanks, Logan

1 Answer

Lauren Clark
Lauren Clark
33,155 Points

I'm not sure about videos but here are some hints!

  • Never edit the theme's core code.
  • Create a child theme if you're going to modify the styling or features heavily.
  • Some themes have a section for you to write custom code to that will save it to a custom style sheet.
  • Any edits you do make to the core css code, will be overwritten if that theme is updated.

So maybe you should look at child themes first and go from there!

Here's a link for getting started, check out 'customising themes' and 'How to make child themes'

Treehouse How to Make a Website with Wordpress