How to Install Child Theme?

Foro comes with a child theme feature. Child theme works with Foro theme. Child Theme is a theme that inherits the functionality and styling of the theme. Your changes and customizations don’t remove when update the theme in this way.

Child Theme Installation via WordPress Panel

  1. Login to the WordPress admin panel.
  2. Go to the ‘Appearance > Themes’.
  3. Click on the ‘Add New’ button at the top of page.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Upload Theme’ button at the top of page.
  5. Click on the ‘Choose File’ button.
  6. Choose the ‘foro-child.zip’ file from the ‘Child Theme’ folder your downloaded package.
  7. Click on the ‘Install Now’ button.
  8. Wait for theme upload to complete.
  9. Next, click on the ‘Active’ button.
  10. Finally, you will redirect to the dashboard.

Child Theme Installation via FTP

If you can’t install the child theme with WordPress panel, you can install via FTP server.

  1. Login to your hosting via FTP. Recommended software: FileZilla
  2. Then, you download the ‘.zip’ package from the ‘ThemeForest’ and unzip it.
  3. Open the ‘Child Theme’ file and extract the ‘foro-child.zip’ file.
  4. Go to the ‘/wp-content/themes/’ folder.
  5. Then, upload the extracted ‘foro-child’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/themes/’ directory on your FTP server. (Should be ‘index.php’, ‘functions.php’, ‘style.css’ etc. files in the ‘foro-child’ folder)
  6. Wait for the theme upload to complete.
  7. Login to the WordPress admin panel after uploaded the files.
  8. Go to the ‘Appearance > Themes’ from the admin panel menu.
  9. Next, click to the ‘Active’ button on the theme.
  10. Finally, you will redirect to the dashboard.