Here is a FREE bare-bones child theme for Twenty Thirteen.
This child theme will inherit all the functionality and styling of Twenty Thirteen. It’s ready for you to modify without the worry of losing your modifications after the parent theme gets updated.
What’s Inside the Zip
Download: twentythirteen-child.zip – 68 KB
- Make sure Twenty Thirteen theme is installed in your WordPress Themes Directory (root/wp-content/themes/)
- Install twentythirteen-child.zip into your WordPress Themes Directory
- Activate twentythirteen Child Theme
That’s it! As long as the child theme is the active theme, you can make custom changes to functions.php and style.css without worrying about how the next Twenty Thirteen theme update will affect your website.
If you are unsure about why you should use child themes, please read my earlier post: Don’t make this Costly Mistake when Customizing Your WordPress Theme
Next child theme: Twenty Fourteen