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James Osborne

A non developers guide to creating a child theme

For those looking to make programmatic changes to their site, or add CSS styling it’s strongly encouraged to not make any such changes directly into your active WordPress theme. Make changes to your active theme directly can result in the following:

  • Changes being overwritten with any theme updates
  • Your website going down if you happen to misplace code
  • Things not working as expected
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Restricting widgets to selected URLs, pages or posts

If you don’t have access to your site via FTP, if you prefer not to create your own WordPress templates or you don’t know how to register new widget positions (also known as sidebars) there are other ways to ensure you can easily restrict widgets to particular pages, posts or taxonomies on your site. It can be achieved with the use of some easy to use plugins.

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Creating your own mini plugin

If you’re looking to create your own WordPress plugin available for download using a GitHub gist is a great way to provide users with a quick and useful way to install your plugins easily.

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