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April 28, 2017 at 5:19 am #311488Patrick
Hello, i started building my website on a child theme generatepress based that i got from Adam at wpcrafter.com. I have been a long way from that day and i would like to migrate on raw generatpress child them with ou causing any changes to my website. I tried switchin theme to generatepress but something goes wrong and my main nav and some desing elements go crasy.
Hope you can help thx.April 28, 2017 at 9:24 am #311586TomLead DeveloperLead Developer
When changing themes (even child themes), it’s usually necessarily to:
1. Reset your theme location in Customize > Menus.
2. Sometimes necessary to reset your widgets – they can be moved in the Inactive Widgets area in Appearance > Widgets.
3. Reset your Copyright message in the Customizer if you’re using it.
Other than that, nothing else should go crazy. What design elements are acting weird for you?April 28, 2017 at 9:34 am #311594Patrick
specially main navigation
i wave many tweeks in that areae 🙂 i wall try what you suggest. And come back to you shortly thxApril 28, 2017 at 9:36 am #311599Patrick
other question when generatepress is installed is it a parent or a child. so my question is do i have to installe child. I i made some changes in footer php and function php will i have to move in a child
Thx againApril 28, 2017 at 9:38 am #311605TomLead DeveloperLead Developer
Ah yes, if you’ve made changes to the core files you’ll need to move those into your child theme or you’ll lose them.
For functions, this might help: https://docs.generatepress.com/article/adding-php/
In most cases editing core files isn’t necessary (hooks are awesome). If you let me know what modifications you’ve done I might be able to help you do it without the files.April 28, 2017 at 9:47 am #311610Patrick
ok i can not find the child them install on generatepress
all speed modification from this threadApril 28, 2017 at 10:10 am #311621Patrick
found child them sry bout thatApril 28, 2017 at 8:04 pm #311795
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