How to Update WordPress Theme without Losing Customization


How to Update a WordPress Theme
Colleen Stanley

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Karla Simmons

I use child theme and previously spent lots of time on CSS customization to make the site looks cool. However, all the customization are gone whenever the theme or plugin updates. Sometimes i import the backup copy to restore the old setting, however, not all CSS customization could be stored.

3 Easy Ways To Update Your WordPress Theme Without Losing Any Customization
Brittany Wells

Right-click on a file and click Compare to see the changes on both themes. You can easily identify what changes you’ve been made to your current theme. Now that you found the changes, all you need to do is to copy the tweaks to the latest version of your theme. Once done, overwrite your current live theme by uploading it to your WordPress theme directory using FTP or WP File manager plugin.

How to update WordPress theme without losing customization?
Amira Kimmel

My site currently already has child theme for Elemin. But I just don’t want to try and restore initial version if fails, I want to update the theme. With the current theme, GSC shows structured markup errors, themify latest version offers option to disable markup, Google fonts and other improvements. Want to take advantages of that.

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