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Change Child Theme Name

in Rife Posts: 87
HI Guys hope you're well.

Whats your recommended way to change the child theme name and still be able to get updates.

e.g. child theme is rife child pro and I want it to be mytheme

Many Thanks :)


  • AirAir
    Posts: 10,226
    Hey :-)
    MyMetta said: hope you're well.
    Thanks, we are trying to be ;-)

    You want to change the name in the admin panel, or URLs in source code?
    If later, then rename child theme directory - it is not updated. You will have to reactivate it after renaming.

    With kind regards.

  • Posts: 87
    Hey - URL in source code if possible - I still need to update the parent..thanks
  • AirAir
    Posts: 10,226
    Hey :-)

    You will have to rename the main theme as well then, and probably in style.css of the child theme, change Template: rife to your new name.

    I am not sure how it affects updates, but I suppose you will have to update manually after such change.

    With kind regards.
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