Fatal error with child theme (4 posts)

  1. adunate
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm getting a fatal error when trying to install my child theme (based on Blogum by WPSHOWER). Fatal error: Cannot redeclare register_menu(), etc.

    I don't fully understand what I need to do in functions.php and which functions I should do this in. Could someone please explain this is simple terms?

    Also, if I change the parent functions, will that screw things up if Blogum is updated ever in the future?

  2. Andrew
    Forum moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    What have you in your Child Theme?
    Can you copy and paste the contents of your Child Theme stylesheet? If the file is too large, use http://pastebin.com .

  3. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Are you sure that the parent theme is child-friendly? Have you reviewed child themes? Have you asked on http://wpshower.com/forums

  4. adunate
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks for your responses, so far. My test site is http://www.citypeppercountrypepper.com (you can access the css from Firefox). I've actually been able to install the child theme here, but when trying to install it on my "real" site, I get the error.

    In terms of child-friendly, Blogum doesn't specifically state that it is. However, I've seen several child-themed sites done from it, so I assumed it was.

    Yes, I've posted to WPSHOWER's forum, but one look at it and it's obvious there is not much response...just a lot of 0 replies and spams. Too bad. Their themes look good. I'd even be willing to pay for them, if I knew I'd get good support.

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