[resolved] Responsive Child Theme not showing up in Appearance (4 posts)

  1. davidbreedlove
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have added a folder "../themes/responsive-child" and put an edited style.css in it, but ... it doesn't show up in Appearance. This message is at bottom of Appearance page:

    Broken Themes

    The following themes are installed but incomplete. Themes must have a stylesheet and a template.

    Name Description
    Responsive Template is missing.

    Should it matter that there are three domains on this ISP account?
    What am I missing?

  2. WPyogi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Do you have this at the top of the child theme style.css file:

    Theme Name:     Responsive Child
    Template:       responsive
    @import url("../responsive/style.css");

    After that you should only have changes to the CSS - not a copy of the entire parent file.

    You must also have the Responsive theme still installed but not active.

    The child theme must be activated.

  3. core-basic
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Also, make sure the folder is readable. Make sure to chmod it if necessary.

  4. davidbreedlove
    Posted 3 years ago #

    ThanksWPyogi. That did it.

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