Todays Plan● Child Themes continued● Publishing your site● The review game!Goals● You will know how to use your child theme to override the parent theme.● You will know more about FTP and publishing your site.● You will have fun playing the review game!
!! TOOLKIT ALERT !!● If you want to play with publishing today, be sure you have... FileZilla, KomodoEdit/text editor, and FTP login info
Child Theme ReviewIf file exists, use it. If not... CHILD PARENT Go get it from the parent
Exercise: Leveraging Your Child ThemeComplete/Answer the following: ● Create a 404 template. ○ Start by copying the code from the parent as an example into your text editor ○ Edit it ○ Save as 404.php in your child theme ○ Go to a page that does not exist to test Gold Star! [Extra Credit] ● Customize the archive or loop templates, such as making the title a different HTML tag ... get creative! ● Can you figure out what "The Loop" is? (see archive.php & content.php in twentyeleven)
Publishing: 3 Steps1. Setup your base (WordPress)2. Install your theme and plugins3. Transfer your data
Publishing: 3 Steps1. Setup your base (WordPress) Host can take care of this (usually)2. Install your theme and plugins FTP!3. Transfer your data WordPress Export/Import