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Orbisius Child Theme Creator

This plugin allows you to quickly create child themes from any theme that you have currently installed on your site/blog.

How to use this plugin?

Just install the plugin and activate it. Then go to Admin > Appearance > Orbisius Child Theme Creator. Then click on a theme and the plugin will create a child theme for you.

How to disable Orbisius Theme Editor Plugin?

Just put this line right after the first <?php tag in the wp-config.php. This will also remove the WordPress' Theme/Plugin editors as well.

define('DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT', true);

The child theme is created but doesn't have some styles or doesn't show the admin panel of the parent theme

OK. Please contact the theme author if his/her theme is child theme friendly. Also which files does the theme need in order to work well.

My Site is Broken

!@$@!$. Ok. Calm down. When you created the theme did you click on copy functions.php from advanced options? Ok. You'll need to use FTP client and go to in the wordpress folder and then wp-content/themes/AAAAA-child-01/ and delete functions.php AAAAA is of course the directory of your parent theme.

I want to be able to copy functions.php

Please use Orbisius Theme Editor (part of this plugin)


If your site becomes broken due to a child theme (mis)configuration. Please check another plugin of ours: Orbisius Theme Fixer

What to do next?

Go to http://club.orbisius.com and post suggestions in our forum for new features that you'd like to see in this plugin or its extensions.

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Requires: 3.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-4-17
Downloads: 41,438


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2 of 2 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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