Why Child Themes?
For logistical reasons, we do not focus on writing child themes from scratch in this course. My WordPress server is set-up to only access one theme per student. However, you may find yourself working for an organization that needs a website refresh. I say refresh, because I don't...
This brief tutorial demonstrates how to remove specific metadata from the Revolve theme, but the principles apply to many other themes as well.
You may have heard of the template tag
the_excerpt. In most themes, it's the piece of code that tells your WordPress archive how much of a post to display essentially as a preview. Chances are that your theme utilizes this tag in some way. It is most commonly used to display a preview of blog posts. Below is an example from a category page in the Athena WordPress theme.
This example will show you how to make a small code change for a big impact on your theme's loop.
Most modern WordPress themes make use of a customization panel found at bop.indiana.edu/yoursitenamegoeshere/wp-admin/customize.php . Here's an example of customizations that can be made using the Connexions Lite theme.