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DMS2.1.5 update to 2.1.6 concern

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redstate

Am I going to lose any portion of my DMS2 website if I update from .5 to .6? There's a note that reads under Themes:

 

Please Note: Any customizations you have made to theme files will be lost. Please consider using child themes for modifications.

 

I've never seen any directions about using child themes. Please explain what this Note means.

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batman

Hi redstate

I use for this a Danny´s Child Theme, this works fine to me in all update.

https://github.com/Dannyholt/skeleton

 

First take a look to this

http://docs.pageline...erride-sections

 

The Danny´s Skeleton is a simple child theme and you have all documentation in 

http://codex.wordpre...rg/Child_Themes


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redstate

Thanks but do I have to use a Child theme? I already have a brand new DMS2 website ready to launch and certainly don't want to lose anything when I update it. If I have to, how do I easily move my website to a child theme?

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Simon
No you don't have to
That warning is part of wordpress not dms
The same warning you get when you update any theme

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