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I have never used the child theme function. so I am curious if it is possible to use this function to create a mobile version or no? I know that there are mobile plugins for this but I was curious if can use a child there for this

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I don't see why it wouldn't be possible. I use a switch plugin to display a totally different theme for mobile. A child theme is a totally different theme. The dependencies on the parent theme should still work, as they are WP functions built in.

Give it a try with a super simple child theme so you don't waste too much time. Just set up the style.css, use the import rule, but do something simple and drastic like changing a really obvious colour. See if it works.

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Thanks for the info. Ill give it a shot. – xLRDxREVENGEx May 21 '11 at 18:23

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