I'm trying to configure a child theme. I'm currently using the parent theme "caribou", although I have also tried "thematic" and "twenty-ten". I create a directory at "/themes" called "childtheme" (e.g) and place a "style.css" in it as the only file. This file has the following configuration:
Theme Name: Oral hCG Diet theme (child)
Description: Child theme applying oralhcgdiet specifics
Author: Norm Sash
Author URI: http: //normsash.com
I configured an @import on all of the css sheets because I tried just the /style.css and that didn't work so I though maybe I have to pull in all the .css files. That doesn't seem to work either.
When I activate the child theme I get no errors and the admin/themes screen seems to recognize the child theme OK (sans no thumbnail of the theme.) But when I goto the site the formating is all off, and I get no sidebars, widgets, etc. Shouldn't all of these items be picked up from the parent theme "caribou". What am I doing wrong in my configuration?
The site that I'm working on is http://oralhcgdiet.com and I have currently left it with the childtheme active in case someone needs to see what it looks like.