Updating wordpress theme
We hope this post will help you to update your Word Press themes without losing any customization you made to it.Make sure you backup your content and database, so you won’t lose anything even if something goes wrong.In an attempt to enhance the features, most beginner Word Press users simply tweak their parent theme file by directly customizing the CSS or files. First of all, when you update your theme, you’ll lose all the tweaks you made to it.Secondly, automatic updates can even make your site broken.
How do you preserve the customization even after updating it?
Once you identified it, you’ll need to copy and replicate it to your new theme.
Step 1: Download your current theme and the latest theme to your computer.
Word Press experts always recommend Word Press based website owners to update their Word Press themes to the latest version.
It ensures your theme possesses all the latest features and is up-to-date with security patches. In this post, I’ll explain various methods to do the same without losing the customization you made to it. Whenever a new version of your Word Press theme is released, Word Press dashboard will notify you to update your theme to the latest version.
While updating your theme automatically is the easiest way to ensure that you get the latest version of your theme with enhanced functions and most importantly security fixes, it is not recommended for you especially if you’re not using a child theme and made all the customization on your parent theme.