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  • #268828

    Since you do not use style.css, what is the best way to setup a child theme?

    #268837

    Hey HireMojo!

    We do use style.css in Choices, use this video as a reference on how to setup a child theme:

    Cheers!
    Josue

    #268847

    I tried that, but when the child theme does not seem to be picking up any of the styles. It looks pretty butchered, actually.

    JP

    #268850

    Can you post the link to your website please?

    Regards,
    Josue

    #268860

    http://www.hiremojo.com/moinfo

    But, attached is what I see in the Appearance > Themes > Live Preview
    Child Theme - Not Working

    Thanks so much for your help.

    #268863

    Hey!

    That happens because the Menu setting is bound to the theme name, so if you change a theme the Menu will get defaulted (that means it will display all pages as menu items, that’s what you are seeing in the preview).

    After you activate the child theme simply go to Appearance > Menus > Manage Locations and re-set the menu to its proper location.

    Cheers!
    Josue

    #268887

    That fixed the content layout, but none of the styles are picked up. Do you have to redo all of the Theme Options and Templates in a child theme?

    JP

    #268891

    Yes, all theme settings are saved to the theme named in the WP options table. So you’ll need to re-add in all settings for a child theme that were made in the theme options.

    I know it’s a bummer but that’s how WordPress handles that.

    Cheers!
    Josue

    #268956

    Thats okay. thanks.

    JP

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