[theme-reviewers] Child Theme and Parent Options
tskk79 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 12:31:48 UTC 2013
No, child theme uses parents theme options.
Here child theme has only stylesheets, everything else is from parent theme.
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> What does "redirected to the parent Theme" mean? Are you saying that the
> Parent Theme itself is activated?
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 8:18 AM, Fränk Klein <wp-mailing at fklein.info>wrote:
>> I'm currently reviewing the Avatar Theme (
>> http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11521), which is a Child Theme
>> based on Destro (http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/destro).
>> When I activate the Avatar Theme, I can see the corresponding design on
>> the Front End. However after activation, I'm redirected to the options page
>> of the Parent Theme, where I can select a skin. This skin then overrides
>> the style of the Child Theme.
>> This means that if I want to go back to the design of the Child Theme, I
>> need to restore the default options. Unfortunately this means that I'll
>> lose all of my options.
>> This is how the Parent Theme works as well (no options = default skin),
>> so from a Requirements standpoint this seems okay. However from a user
>> standpoint, I find this confusing and not that ideal, because in the Parent
>> Theme, the default design is available as a skin (so no need to reset the
>> options), but in the Child Theme, this isn't the case.
>> Any opinions on this? Thanks!
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