Child Theme Generator

Description

A child theme is a WordPress template that inherits all features and characteristics of another theme, called the parent theme.

Creating a child theme, it allows you to edit or add functionality to your template without having to overwrite any of the parent theme files, risking making mistakes or losing your job when you make updates.

This plugin will generate a child theme in few steps, quickly and safely, it will not slow down your website or spam your database.

Child Theme Generator is available in:

  • English
  • Italian
  • Danish (thanks to Finn Sommer Jensen)

Credits

Screenshots

  • Go to Settings, then click on Child-Theme Gen
  • Select a parent-theme from drop-down menu, then fill out the form (all fields are optional):
  • Finally, check on Activate child theme (optional) if you wish activate immediately, then click on Finished button to complete.

Installation

From your WordPress dashboard:

  • Visit Plugins > Add New
  • Search for Child Theme Generator
  • Activate Child Theme Generator from your Plugins page.

From WordPress.org

  • Download child-theme-generator.zip
  • Upload the child-theme-generator directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory, using your favourite method (ftp, sftp, scp, etc…)
  • Activate Child Theme Generator from your Plugins page.

FAQ

Can I change Child theme screenshot?

Only via ftp.

How to use this plugin?

Install the plugin and activate it. Then go to Admin > Settings > Child-Theme Gen. Then select on a parent theme, fill out the fileds (optional) and the plugin will create a child theme for you.

My child theme is created, can I remove the plugin safely?

Yes, you can.

Reviews

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Contributors & Developers

“Child Theme Generator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“Child Theme Generator” has been translated into 4 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Interested in development?

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Changelog

2.2.4

Field $new_child_theme[‘title’] fixed, cannot start with numbers

2.2.4

Fixed add_submenu_page

2.1.2.1

Fixed pot file, added translation to plugin description

2.1.2

Danish language added

2.1.1

Fixed bugs some typos

2.1

Fixed bugs related to directory-name child-theme-generator

2.0.1

Updated screenshot-1.png, screenshot-2.png, screenshot-3.png

Added ‘Credits’ section in README.txt

2.0

Graphic layout improved, internationalization support added.

1.0

First version