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There's a theme that I want to customise and when I use a child theme in it's most basic form, the main navigation bar disappears, the fonts seem different and there's a few other oddities.

The problem theme is PR Pin (http://wordpress.org/themes/pr-pin). My child theme literally only has the style.css file containing my child them name, the template and the import of the parent theme's css.

/*
 Theme Name:   Custom Theme for sallymustang.com (pr-pin)
 Template:     pr-pin
*/

@import url("../pr-pin/style.css");

I don't know why activating the child breaks the parent when there's nothing changed.

Any help?

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"the display of a number of elements breaks" is not much of a trouble ticket. –  s_ha_dum Feb 24 at 5:07
    
updated for you –  Reece Dodds Feb 24 at 5:12
    
Post your style.css –  s_ha_dum Feb 24 at 5:17
    
I determined why the main nav was missing - the theme requires a menu to be chosen specifically for that menu location. The theme change untoggled this setting. –  Reece Dodds Feb 24 at 5:36
    
Now I've added styles to my style.css yet the theme seems to be ignoring them completely. –  Reece Dodds Feb 24 at 6:34

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