Convert theme to child theme?

I forgot to use a child theme on a site I’ve developed and so now an worried about accepting any theme updates.

Is there a way of converting the current BB theme into a child theme? If I did that would I lose all customisation via the gui or just the additional CSS?

You should be able to export your theme’s customizer settings with a plugin like this:


…and import them in the child theme.

Your custom code in function.php and style.css, simply copy/paste.

No worries, I found a WP plugin that does it automatically

Please share, it might help other users having the same issue. :wink:

I used Child Theme Wizard: https://wordpress.org/plugins/child-theme-wizard/

It creates a child theme from the current them. I still had to a carry over the CSS and a couple of settings but overall worked well.

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