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  • #168894

    Hi there! I created a child theme, and the CMS recognizes it as a child of Enfold:

    Child theme of Enfold theme

    This child theme requires its parent theme, Enfold.

    When I tried the advice from this thread, I found that the “import parent theme settings” option was unavailable. I saw the “Import Dummy Data” option but no “Import Parent Settings” option, even when I click the dummy button.

    I’ve reactivated my Enfold theme for now so that I have my content and settings back. My Enfold is version 2.2. Thanks for your advice!

    #169137

    Hey MHM!

    It should be there by now. Please download Enfold 2.3 then update the theme again. Remove browser cache then reload the page. Go to Enfold > Theme Options. Below, the Import dummy data, you’ll see a blue button which says “Import Parent Theme Settings”.

    Regards,
    Ismael

    #169391

    Thanks, Ismael, I had thought it would have been in the last one since the post I linked predated it, but I will try this.

    Quick question — Is there a way to update Enfold automatically without overwriting all my settings? I created a child theme, but I’ve already used my Enfold settings to create a lot of custom design settings. I know that auto-updates were a problem in the past, but I wasn’t sure if the overwriting issue had been addressed. My main section of the site (default language) is 2.2, but I just realized that other areas of the site have earlier versions of Enfold installed.

    I have Enfold installed in multiple parts of my site (13 language / translation sections + separate installs for the blog section of the site, the news section of the site and the press releases section of the site). That is 16 instances of Enfold where I have to manually update each file and folder that needs to be done, and updates are rather frequent. Any advice on updating would be very much appreciated. Thank you!

    #169687

    Hi!

    First, create a backup of your files and database before doing the following. The automatic theme update should not overwrite any theme child settings but I saw a post earlier where he lost the settings on update. I’m not sure if it is the theme’s fault or he might have done something wrong. Go to Enfold > Theme Update > Enter your username and API Key. It will check for update every 12 hours and notify you. You can then manually click update if one is available.

    Regards,
    Ismael

    #169971

    I’m not concerned about losing the child theme; it is in a different directory. I am concerned about losing the theme settings. But I could try it after backing up. Thanks!

    #170242

    Hey!

    Yes, I’m saying that there is a case where he lose all the theme settings after updating. That is why you need to create a backup of your database. :)

    Regards,
    Ismael

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