What is a child theme?
A WordPress child theme is a simple layout that receives the simple functionality but look like the parent theme.
In detailed a child theme is compatible to modify, and add to the functionality of that parent theme deprived of the customization the parent theme. If you make some changes in a child theme the parent theme will remain as it is without any changes.
However, the question is that why you should use a child theme if you have a parent theme for integral customization.
Why Use Child Theme?
You should know that if you have not preparation on adjusting your theme then child themes would be useless for you. On the other hand if you are going to customize a child theme you will enjoy these three advantages in comparison to modifying a theme directly.
One of the major problems in customization of a theme is that, the themes hide that moment when you update your WordPress version. Conserving your adjustments in order to make a them work after the update is nearly incredible if you have customized the theme directly.
The child theme users don’t need to worry about, any WordPress update. When you update the theme while using a parent theme your child theme changes will remain same.
Easy to Change
To work with source code can be changeable deafening your blog is a lot cooler than you may consider. When you work in a child theme and make some changes in the source code it will not implement on parent theme. If you do something wrong it will be easy to restore.