Here is a FREE bare-bones child theme for Twenty Sixteen.
This child theme will inherit all the functionality and styling of Twenty Sixteen. 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 Twenty Sixteen Child Theme
Download: twentysixteen-child.zip – 46 KB
- Make sure Twenty Sixteen theme is installed in your WordPress Themes Directory (root/wp-content/themes/)
- Install twentysixteen-child.zip into your WordPress Themes Directory
- Activate twentysixteen 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 Sixteen theme update will affect your website.
Please read this post if you are not aware of how costly it can be to not use child themes.
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