May 15, 2014 — In this session, Beth Backen discusses what child themes are used for and outline the benefits of using child themes, including a walk through of the steps to creating a child theme and demonstration of how to use FTP (file transfer protocol) to add the child theme to a WordPress install.
December 5, 2013 — Utsav talks about child themes and explains why it is important. A WordPress child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality of the parent theme. A child theme is the best and easiest way to modify an existing theme, whether you want to make a few tiny changes or extensive changes.
October 15, 2013 — This presentation covers the important aspects of developing a Theme with Child Theme-friendliness in mind, including proper referencing of bundled Theme resources, incorporating template action hooks, making Theme functions pluggable and filterable, and making Theme options extensible.
May 4, 2013 — Learn how to mod themes the right way. Using child themes you won’t loose your edits when there’s a theme update.
August 20, 2011
May 1, 2010 — Allan Cole gives a brief introduction to child themes and explains their benefits and advantages in this lightning session.
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