[theme-reviewers] Child Theme and Parent Options
chip at chipbennett.net
Thu Mar 28 12:40:29 UTC 2013
Then I don't see any particular problem.
The Parent Theme doesn't intend for the skin styles to be overridden.
There's nothing wrong with that.
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 8:31 AM, Srikanth Koneru <tskk79 at gmail.com> wrote:
> No, child theme uses parents theme options.
> Here child theme has only stylesheets, everything else is from parent
> 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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