If you make changes to the appearance of the theme on your WordPress site and then find that you can’t edit what you need using the built-in tools, it may be time to swap to a child theme.

A child theme allows you to modify as little or as much as you need, without affecting the parent (original) theme and also makes updating the theme easier.

However, if you go ahead and create a child theme after you’ve already customised the appearance of the parent theme, you’ll find that all your customisations are lost.

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