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DIV Layer Editor


This is the plugin for making changes to your themes. Edit any WordPress theme from the front of your website. Just click on a part of your website to edit it. Then save different versions of your themes as child themes.


  1. Extract
  2. Create a div-layer-editor directory in /wp-content/plugins/
  3. Upload all extracted files to the div-layer-editor directory.
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Does this work with WordPress Multi Site

Yes, version 1.1.0 and greater of this plugin supports Multi Site.

What software license is this plugin released under?

This plugin is licensed under the GPL version 2 license ( This plugin also includes jQuery code, which is also licensed under the GPL.

Contributors & Developers

“DIV Layer Editor” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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This is the first release.


Multi Site support added.


Made changes to plugin to support more themes.


Made changes to plugin to support editing of existing child themes.