You Child Theme

Learn how to use the You – Child Theme.

What is a Child Theme?

A child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality and styling of another theme, called the parent theme. Child themes are the recommended way of modifying an existing theme.

Download the Child Theme


Download the Child Theme from your ThemeForest downloads section.

  1. Goto Your ThemeForest Account
  2. Click on Downloads
  3. Locate the Theme and click Download
  4. Click All files & Documentation
  5. This will now download the the Main zip file to your computer
  6. Unzip the downloaded file. Locate the Child Theme within You-WordPress >

Upload the Child Theme

Follow these steps to upload the zip file to your WordPress Themes area.

  1. Goto your WordPress Admin
  2. Click the Appearance Menu Item
  3. Click Themes
  4. Click Add New
  5. Click Upload Theme
  6. Click Choose File
  7. Locate the file you’ve downloaded
  8. Click Install Now
  9. Click Activate

Customizing Your Child Theme

This Article is a great way to get started with Customizing your Child Theme. Read from the Customizing Your Child Theme section.

Set a Home Page

Learn how to set a specific page as your home page.



Using the WordPress Admin, goto

  1. Click the Settings menu item
  2. Then click the Reading menu item


  1. Select the A static page ( select below ) option
  2. Choose the page you want to display as a home page from the Front page: select menu
  3. Click Save Changes