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3 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Developing Customized Themes

Creating customized themes for your WordPress website is an essential component of the overall look and feel of the site.
Avoid these 3 common mistakes when you set out to develop customized themes.

1. Working with a Parent Theme
Always work with child themes. Create the child theme from the parent theme and then customize as you want. If you directly customize the parent theme, any theme updates will erase the changes.

2. Working with the Wrong Parent Theme
If you are creating a customized theme for your real estate website, make sure you start with a real estate theme rather than anything else.

3. Working with an ill-coded Parent Theme
Well coded parent themes produce well coded child themes. Customizations then will be easier, without the need to employ hacks. Also themes that are well coded will show no changes on the front end when theme updates are issued.

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