The Events Calendar
Where exactly is wp-content/themes/your-theme/ (6 posts)

  1. alasha
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have searched all the forums for changing the events calendar category colors which I would like to do but do not understand where the files are located within my theme to make the changes. Where is the styles.css file? I am using weaver II
    Do you have to have pro in order to change colors?


  2. berestored
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi Alasha,

    wp-content is the main area of where all your sites files are stored. WIthin wordpress you can access the theme editor under "Appearance > Editor" to access these files. Or you can use FTP.

    If you use FTP you would find them by going to your main install directory (either on your root or in a folder) > wp-content >themes>your theme name. If you are wanting to modify colors, I would suggest installing Firebug for Chrome or Firefox. This will show you what the exact element is that you want to change.

    Hope this helps.


  3. Andy Fragen
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Why don't you try The Events Calendar Category Colors plugin and see if it works for you?

  4. Rob La Gatta
    Modern Tribe Support
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks for stepping in here, Andy + Manning. Most appreciated on both fronts.

    alasha: that help you out at all? Do you still have any questions on this, or is this thread ready to be marked RESOLVED? Let me know and I'll follow-up as needed.

  5. lynnboyett
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I can’t find this location. I go to themes and there are three of them. They are large pictures showing information about the themes installed.

    I can change basic display items like colors (for some of the items) and background image, etc., but I wanted to change the display of things requiring editing of the css/php files.

    I can find the editor, selected the styles.css file and I’ve made changes on the theme that I selected. I’ve saved this in a word document in the event the updates change what I’ve done.

    I can save this with the same name but I can’t change the name.

    I intended to save it with a new name but couldn’t. Then I was going to change the name from within the styles.css and I couldn’t. I wouldn’t know what to expect either.

    I was trying to create a Child Theme.
    How to Create a Child Theme
    Child Theme directory structure
    Create a directory in your themes directory to hold the child theme. The theme directory is wp-content/themes. You should name the directory without any space as part of the name, and it is common practice to use the name of the parent theme folder with “-child” appended to it. For example, if you are making a child of the twentyfourteen theme, your folder name would be twentyfourteen-child.

    This isn't straight forward.

  6. Andy Fragen
    Posted 2 years ago #

    lynnboyett, if you are trying to create a child theme you can't do that from inside of WordPress. You have to use a text editor, FTP, etc. Google 'WordPress child themes', I'm sure there's all kinds of information.

    This discussion probably belongs in a more general WordPress forum section rather than in this thread about a specific WordPress plugin.

    Also, if you're saving your code files in a Word document, prepare for all kinds of badness.

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