Please note that we strictly recommend to use child theme in case if you need to make custom changes on your theme. Child theme included in the zip file with the Boombox theme. To learn more about the purpose and basis of creation of child theme read WordPress Codex about child theme.
What you need to know about child theme is that child theme is the only safe method of implementing custom changes in Boombox Theme.
A few recommendations on how to use Child Theme from Boombox Theme:
- Almost all files from the main theme can be replaced in the theme. It concern .php files with templates and basic logics, both .js, .css files from respective folders and files with images, icons etc..
- If you want to change some of the theme’s functions or to add new ones, you need to create file ‘functions.php’ in the folder “boombox-child”, and add all required functions into it. If our theme contains functions with such names, they will be replaced with yours, if not – your functions will complete our theme’s logics.
- As for other files – put out templates from the folder ‘templates-parts’ ( maintaining files hierarchy ), images from the folder ‘images’ etc. – to make changes, copy theme into the folder ‘child theme’ and make changes there.