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Create and activate a child theme in WordPress

If you plan to make CSS changes to your WordPress theme, then you may first want to create a child theme. Changes made to a child theme will remain when your theme is updated. You have two options for creating a child theme:

  • Call our support number and one of our experts can do it for you for a fee.
  • Do it yourself following the instructions in the tables below.

WordPress Premium Support

Our support experts can perform the following services for you for a fee:

  • Create a child theme for WordPress
  • Activate a theme in WordPress

Do it yourself


Process Difficulty
Create a child theme for WordPress Advanced
Change a theme in WordPress Basic

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