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How do I remove a customiser option from a parent theme in a child theme?

Let's say there is a theme that you like but you want to make some changes. You make a child-theme. At least you do if you follow good advice. So now you have a child theme. You are happy with it and ...
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Word Press Theme Customiser and Child theme Function.php

I've cast a pretty wide net to find an answer but nothing seems to quite hit the mark. Process:: I Login to my site/dashboard and I decide I need to edit a portion of my theme through the customiser, ...
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Where do I go to edit this area? [closed]

I need to edit the area shown in my photo. I am using a child theme. I am unable to ask the question to the theme's website as I don't have a proper subscription. I have tried looking at both the ...
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Issue with navigation bar in child theme

I have created a child theme of the evolve theme. The evolve theme was not edited before localy and was just downloaded from the offical site. functions.php of child theme: <?php add_action( '...
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Fixed bottom menu on mobile doesn't work on search included in Child Theme of Storefront

I included footer of parent theme "Storefront" into the footer of my own child theme that I have created. The main purpose is having a fixed bottom menu on mobile version. It is all working well, ...
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Unhook a function within a class in the child theme

I am using Hestia theme and I want to unhook the function that displays footer copyrights to replace it with my custom function, I tried the remove_action() in my child theme functions.php but it didn'...
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css media query question [closed]

I guess this is a novice question but here it is. I have been editing a child theme CSS and trying to change this specific code @media (min-width: 769px) #carousel-hestia-generic span.sub-...
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How would I correctly implement a new if statement in a child functions file?

I want to make some changes to some Meta within an if statement on a parent function.php file and am doing so via child. The following is a snippet of the parent code: if( !function_exists('...
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Include custom JS without child theme

Is there a way to include custom JavaScript on a website, without using a child theme? I am currently working on a customers website. Unfortunately he somehow managed to make it kind of impossible to ...
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How to customize the WordPress 2014 theme, to have page using less horizontal margin?

How do I customize the WordPress 2014 theme, to have a single pages content use less horizontal margin? Do I need to create a custom theme? Or is there a simple way to modify or customize the theme ...
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Wordpress Child Theme Stylesheet being loaded before Parent's minified .css

i created a child-theme for the theme customify, and wordpress is recognising the theme and loading it. There were some changes though that were not getting through, and i was paying attention to the ...
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Calling get_theme_mod() of an WP_Customize_Image_Control() returns an Array, how do I correctly return the image src for my custom theme?

I've registered a Customizer section called "Other Logos" and have used the WP_Customize_Image_Control() object to upload images that show up in the Customizer. I'm customizing Twentyseventeen in a ...
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Child theme .css files are not overriding their parent .css files

In the last month I have been creating my very first website. Before this I had no coding knowledge so everyhting I learnt was new to me. My problem over the last week is that my child theme .css ...
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child theme appears again when I put the header with parent name.

My wp site suddenly showed the default theme instead of its regular child-theme. Everyhing was restored when we put the parent theme name in the header of the style.css file. But the site was running ...
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How to build a child theme from a react-based parent theme?

I have a few years worth of experience building Child Themes in WordPress, which is generally my preferred route when developing a new website as I am not a theme developer per say. I am now doing a ...
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Is there a way to override require_once of the main theme on the child theme?

I would like to override a require_once present at the beginning of the functions.php of my main theme through my child theme. specifically I have: require_once get_template_directory().'/libs/some-...
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Will dequeueing in child theme functions.php file prevent Google Fonts from loading?

I’m using the Escutcheon theme, version 1.0.8. After searching through all of my theme's files, the only place that I see Google Fonts referenced is in functions.php. Is dequeueing Google Fonts in ...
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Load File (Function & Variable Value) from Child Theme

Is there a way to load a file (copyright.php) functions & variable's value into child theme's functions.php I'm trying to pass the value in order to change the footer credit. I can do it if I ...
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If a theme will undergo major changes would it be better to clone the parent instead of writting a child theme?

I started working on the customization of a theme following the recomendation of doing this using a child theme. The problem I find is that a lot of the functionality of the theme needs to be changed ...
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Child Theme - how to add new widget on a specific place?

I have been looking around and I'm a bit confused and was not able to find the answer for this question so far. I have created a plain new child skin. My child skin has only 2 files style.css /* ...
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How to modify files inside wp-includes directory in wordpress

I want to modify wp-includes/general-template.php function _wp_render_title_tag() {} Need to allow some limit to title tag, if title of the page will be more than 10 character then it should be ...
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How to Add Customizer Setting in Child Theme

I would like to add an option to the Customizer of my Child Theme, but I am having some trouble implementing it. I am pretty sure my problem is connected to the name of the arguments I am calling, but ...
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Child theme works in local environment but is not working on remote

I'm working on a child theme of "colormag" theme. It works in developmet but not when I deploy it to staging. It means that changes I made in the child theme are rendered in local but are not ...
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Overriding a theme redux file in child theme

I am using a theme which uses the Redux framework for customisation options. I have created a child theme to customise this theme. In the theme framework I want to edit one of the files. To do this I ...
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How do I integrate my Child Theme into a Custom Template?

I started working on this yesterday, and while I was able to successfully load my child theme, some of the site functionality went haywire. I suspect that I may need to add some code to my functions....
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How do I move my sites to a child theme without loosing customisation?

How can I make my websites that do not use a child theme, to use one, but not loose customisation, such as MENU, WIDGETS, and many other available in the theme at the time of change. This is something ...
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Child Theme header1.php file not overwriting parent theme's header1.php file

I am trying to add a custom header navigation to a WordPress site using a child theme (I'm using the Alphabet theme). I determined that I am using the header1.php file according to the styling inside ...
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Child Theme with multiple css files

I know this is a frequently asked question but I don't resolve it. I have make a child theme of a theme with multiple css file and I'm trying to copy them but I probably don't enqueues css files ...
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Child Theme problems

I have a Premium WordPress theme that I created a child theme on. I can change the regular WordPress php pages and the css on the parent theme inside the child theme with no problems. Inside the ...
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Plugin: register custom post types, child ready and performance best practices

I would find best practices in performance, clean code and child theme ready, for plugin that add some custom post types to my theme. What di you think about something like this? if ( ! ...
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How do I make my child theme re-apply the settings that were customised when its parent was active?

Scenario Pick 2015 theme. Customize various settings, such as background picture, header picture, site name and tagline. But don't touch the contents of any of the theme's files. Use Codex' Child ...
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Removing non native customizer settings from a child theme

For removing settings, controls and sections of the customizer, we can just simply use the remove methods like this: function remove_custom($wp_customize) { $wp_customize->remove_setting('id'); ...
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Changes in my child theme from customizer not appearing in style.css?

I have made some changes (colours, etc...) in the appearance customize from my child theme, is actually working as is just applying to my child, but when I open the style.css from my child I don't see ...
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Why, when it comes to custom background and image, does 'The first value registered' win?

I'm messing about with overriding parent themes by child themes. The parent theme registers custom backgrounds by hooking add_theme_support('custom-background',$args) to after_setup_theme. Now, if I ...
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Changing a setting in the wp-admin/customize.php reverts CSS styles to parent theme [closed]

I have a child theme built ontop of the Cherry Framework theme. Whenever an admin user goes to wp-admin/customize.php and changes the slider, the CSS gets completely destroyed and needs to be backed ...
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Customizing default Mediaelement player

Good morning/afternoon everyone. Been playing around with the default wordpress mediaelement player and definitely loving it. I managed to customize the layout a little by overriding some css values ...
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Cannot modify a registered custom post type rewrite slug

I'm using this function in my child theme to modify the rewrite slug from custom post type that was registered on the parent theme. But it doesn't work. function change_rewrite_rules() { global $...
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Wordpress theme Modifications not showing up on live server

I have been working on localhost with a theme that was already installed on live server. After i completed my mods, uploaded the files to themes folder in wp-content but to my disappointment, the same ...
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How to create a non-responsive WordPress Theme Using Genesis Framework?

I am new to coding and I really don't know how to create a non-responsive child theme which runs on the Genesis framework. Besides that, I tried to modify a child theme and it all went well but one ...
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Stylesheet overriding in Child theme

So here's my problem : I have two stylesheets in my child theme : style.css and style-premium.css (Which contains only modified CSS). My posts use one of these stylesheets depending on their category. ...
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How to add functionality to an existing theme (using child themes)

The reason why I ask such a question isn't because I don't know how to do so at all, but rather I think the way I've trying to go about it may be wrong and that I don't understand how wordpress works ...
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is there a simple way to list every templates / php files used to generate a specific page?

To customize a theme , it is not always easy to trace every files that are used and find out which one do what . For example i' like to find out how my menu is generated so i can add some conditions ...
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Hide post meta data on a specific category

I'm using the Canvas theme, and their framework. I built a child theme and have my custom CSS segregated in a custom.css file in that directory. I've made some changes to one specific page layout ...
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What are the best practices for maintaining and deploying several parent themes?

I've been trying to commission a freelancer to make me a custom website and hit a roadblock when I said I wanted a parent theme. The freelancer strongly preferred to make a child theme based on his ...
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add sidebar area to header of child theme

How can I add some extra sidebar locations for widgets in a child theme. The difficulty I'm having is because the parent theme uses some pretty gnarly setup to define the current sidebars. I would ...
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Changes in comments.php in the child theme does not show up on the site

I am trying to customize the comments template in the comments.php and so have made some changes to the code, including a call back function in wp_list_comments() (which I have defined in functions....
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Skeleton Child Theme Add Icon Bar to Header Flex Grid

Skeleton Child Theme Version 1.6 WordPress Version 3.4.2 Child Theme installed on main Multisite: public_html, wp-content, themes. My CSS, PHP Coding skills = NOVICE What I've done: Using the ...
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bbpress change the word forum, topic, reply in the forum to another word I choose

bbpress I would want to customize my Forum in bbpress. by changing/replacing the words that appear on the forum layout. I would like to change the words (everywhere they appear): Forum, topic, reply. ...
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Best practices - Should I create a child theme vs. customizing a framework theme? (such as HTML5 reset)

I have built quite a number of wordpress sites and have worked frequently with the HTML5 reset theme. My workflow has been to simply edit the files in the theme because I often use quite a bit of ...
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Opinions and recommendations on the best barebones base theme [closed]

Preamble I'm finding myself building more and more WP sites "from scratch" as it were (ie: ignoring any theme designs out there and just creating a design wireframe purely on the needs of the client. ...