Altering a JetPack module without modifying it? (4 posts)

  1. ekdor
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi, I'm not sure this can be done. But I am setting up some forms in one of my sites using the JetPack plug-in. I thought it might be simpler and maintained as I've found my previous solutions breaking from time to time.

    Anyway, I have themed as much of the form as I can but there are things I can't alter to match other parts of my site. Thinks like putting PLACEHOLDER into the INPUT tags, change the (required) to something less intrusive and familiar such as *, and finally. I have a nice little button I like and would like to replace the awful looking SUBMIT>> link.

    Basically I want to make this:
    Look like this:

    NOTE: That email is to me.

    I've never used a child theme. But can I use this to alter the plug-ins template?

    Cheers,. Brook

  2. tjmarsh
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It should work, just got to be carful, because some coding could break.

  3. ekdor
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Ok thanks, I'll start reading up on the subject.

  4. ekdor
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hmm, I've read through http://codex.wordpress.org/Child_Themes and don't see how I could do this. After-all Jet-Pack is a plug-in and not part of the theme package. Child themes only effect the Parent theme and not plug-ins as far as I can tell. Is there more to this, is there a way to create a child to a plug-in?


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