Free Bare Bones Child Theme for Twenty Twelve


In a previous article I wrote about how important it is to use Child themes on your WordPress Blog because it saves major headaches after a theme update.

As a follow up, I will be releasing an assortment of Free bare bones child themes for people in a hurry who don’t have the time to make them.

The first of which is a child theme for the mobile friendly and responsive Twenty Twelve theme. This child theme will inherit all the functionality and styling of TwentyTwelve without any changes.

What’s Inside the Zip

  • style.css
  • functions.php
  • screenshot.png
  • readme.txt

Download Twenty Twelve Child Theme

Download: – 16 KB


  • Make sure Twenty Twelve theme is installed in your WordPress Themes Directory (root/wp-content/themes/)
  • Install into your WordPress Themes Directory
  • Activate twentytwelve 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 Twelve theme update will affect your website.

Next child theme: Twenty Thirteen




{ 3 comments… add one }
  • Alia Bhatt October 27, 2015, 5:20 am

    Thankyou so much for this, god bless.

  • raj sukhadiya July 25, 2015, 2:59 am

    Very nice

  • mohan manohar June 22, 2015, 7:46 pm

    thanks for helping me out in this article about child theme of twenty twelve, I have horrible time in creating this.

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