Builder Child Themes: Updating

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= How to update a child theme =
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== Non-Customized Child Themes  ==
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If you haven't made any custom changes to the Style.css of your Builder child theme, follow these steps:
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# Take a full backup of your site using BackupBuddy.
  
# Take a full backup of your site using BackupBuddy
 
# Make a list of changes and addition/deletions done to files and folders in the current child theme directory
 
 
# Download the latest version of child theme from the iThemes Member Panel.
 
# Download the latest version of child theme from the iThemes Member Panel.
 
# Check the site and ensure that everything is alright. You can use a plugin like [http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/theme-test-drive/ Theme Test Drive] to see the site in older version of this child theme in another tab/browser
 
# Check the site and ensure that everything is alright. You can use a plugin like [http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/theme-test-drive/ Theme Test Drive] to see the site in older version of this child theme in another tab/browser
  
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== Custom Child Themes ==
  
 
'''Note:''' It is generally not recommended to update a child theme if it has been extensively customized. Any custom changes you have made to the Style.css of your Builder child theme will be erased by updating.
 
'''Note:''' It is generally not recommended to update a child theme if it has been extensively customized. Any custom changes you have made to the Style.css of your Builder child theme will be erased by updating.
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# Make a list of changes and addition/deletions done to files and folders in the current child theme directory
  
  
 
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Revision as of 10:22, July 17, 2013

Non-Customized Child Themes

If you haven't made any custom changes to the Style.css of your Builder child theme, follow these steps:

  1. Take a full backup of your site using BackupBuddy.
  1. Download the latest version of child theme from the iThemes Member Panel.
  2. Check the site and ensure that everything is alright. You can use a plugin like Theme Test Drive to see the site in older version of this child theme in another tab/browser

Custom Child Themes

Note: It is generally not recommended to update a child theme if it has been extensively customized. Any custom changes you have made to the Style.css of your Builder child theme will be erased by updating.

  1. Make a list of changes and addition/deletions done to files and folders in the current child theme directory



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