[wp-hackers] bloginfo('template_directory'); returns parent theme's directory, is this intended?
rbilesky at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 18:26:21 UTC 2011
ok just wanted to check. I don't really have any control over how the
parent themes author did this, sort of modfying it in my own
header.php file. I just wanted to make sure this wasn't a bug.
On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Peter Westwood
<peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>wrote:
> On 10 Jan 2011, at 13:17, Ryan Bilesky wrote:
> > I am wanting to make several tweaks to a theme for my use, and I've chose
> > do so by making a child theme to be upgrade safe. However I noticed that
> > changed some colors around on my child themes css but I was not seeing
> > change. So I viewed source of my site and saw that it was using the
> > theme's css file. In the header.php this was the code:
> > <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="<?php
> > bloginfo('template_directory'); ?>/style.css" />
> > I fixed this by adding a modified version of header.php in my child
> > directory that has the css url hard coded. So my question is this, is
> > bloginfo('template_directory'); supposed to return the parent theme or
> > theme directory when called?
> This is working correctly.
> The "Template" is the Parent Theme
> The "Stylesheet" is the Child Theme
> So for the child theme you want 'stylesheet_directory'
> Ideally though you wouldn't be using bloginfo at all and rather:
> get_stylesheet_directory_uri / get_template_directory_uri
> Peter Westwood
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