What is a Child Theme?
From the WordPress Codex:
A WordPress child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality of another theme, called the parent theme, and allows you to modify, or add to, the functionality of that parent theme.
A basic child theme consists of only a
style.css file. If you plan on using the available Action Hooks and Filters in Backbone, you will also need to create a
functions.php file. You can also add a screenshot.png file too, which is your theme’s thumbnail that will show up on the Appearance -> Themes page.
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