How to create a child theme for Neve
If you using Neve and want to make some changes in the theme without the fear of losing them on the next theme update, a child theme is a good solution. It inherits the functionality, features, and styles of the Neve theme and can be customized according to your needs. When a new Neve version appears, you can update it, and the customizations available in the child theme will stay the same.
- 🔁 secure updates - you never modify the parent Neve theme, so you can safely update it once a release is made.
- 🪄 simple to customize - enables you to make changes to template files and functions with ease.
| Install child theme
|| Advanced Changes
| 🎥 Video - How to Create a Child Theme For Neve?
Install child theme
Download the basic child-theme using this link.
Install and activate it inside WordPress Dashboard > Appearance.
From this moment, you can start using custom code, filters, etc., using the functions.php file of the child theme or the Additional CSS panel in the Customizer.
If you want to make more advanced changes to the child theme, follow the steps below:
Locate the views folder inside Neve (in the root of the folder) and copy it inside the child theme's folder.
Make any changes you need in the views folder of the child theme.
Save all changes.
At this point, the views folder does not cover all possible cases, as there are unlimited changes that can be done to the theme through a child theme. If there is something that you would like to update using a child theme, let us know and we will take it into consideration.