October 2, 2010
May 1, 2010 — Allan Cole gives a brief introduction to child themes and explains their benefits and advantages in this lightning session.
Video provided by Blaze Streaming Media.
April 24, 2010 — Drew Strojny from The Theme Foundry leads a workshop-style session on customizing WordPress themes, from basic best practices to the beginnings of more advanced customizations.
Video production by Blaze Streaming Media.
January 23, 2010 — The Parent/Child theme structure allows website owners, designers, and developers the ability to create custom theme designs quickly. Daisy Olsen discusses various aspects of this useful theme creation technique.
Special thanks to the Microsoft NERD Center for hosting WordCamp Boston.
November 15, 2009 — Daisy Olsen demonstrates how to edit a single file to create a child theme for an existing theme, requiring no alterations to the original theme itself.
Video courtesy ISOC-NY.
November 14, 2009 — For front-end and user experience designers, tweaking WordPress themes to your liking has always been a cinch. But what happens when it’s time to upgrade your theme to include features in a new version of WP? Allan Cole introduces us to Child Themes which will allow you to speed up your development time and make future-proof theme edits, while also leaving the inefficient processes of trial & error behind.