Extending Your Theme

As you near the end of this book and before you take a look at two things not directly related to WordPress theme development (but still extremely important and really useful), I want to discuss a few subjects that I think are important to know for theme development but don’t necessarily work in a chapter on their own. So welcome to the chapter that is an amalgamation of handy little extras that are good to know and can help you out in your life as a theme developer.

Three topics will be covered in this chapter, beginning with child themes. Child themes are a way in WordPress to extend an existing theme, make modifications, ...

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