Is there an easy way to create a child theme for Hello Elementor?

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We’re using Hello Elementor with Elementor Pro. We want to add a custom function to our theme, so it was suggested we create a child theme. Is there any easy way to do that with our theme?


The client would like to know the easiest way of creating a WordPress child theme for their site’s HelloElementor theme.

Is there an easy way to create a child theme for Hello Elementor?

Yes, there is a super easy way to do this.

HelloElementor has made a default (blank) child theme available for free to use. So, all you need to do is head over to the Github repo for the child theme (managed by Elementor themselves) website and download the free child theme.

Upload the theme to your WordPress website. Activate the new HelloElementor Child theme. And, boom! You’re all set to add your custom function right in the new blank child theme.

More about the Hello Elementor Child theme:

The Hello Elementor Child theme is a starter blank child theme for the Hello Elementor WordPress theme. It resets the WordPress environment and prepares it for smooth operation with Elementor page builder. This theme includes support for WooCommerce and users are encouraged to use the styling capabilities in the Elementor plugin to customize their site’s appearance. The GPL license applies to this theme, just like it does with WordPress, so users can use it as a springboard to build their own sites using Elementor.

Hello Elementor Child is a starter theme meant to be used with the Hello Elementor parent theme and the Elementor page builder plugin. The goal of this child theme is to reset WordPress and prepare it for use with Elementor, as well as provide support for WooCommerce. This theme comes licensed under GPL v3 or later, so users can make their own customizations if they wish.

Step-by-step Guide to Installing Hello Elementor Child Theme

Time needed: 10 minutes

This should help you to get up and running with a Hello Elementor Child theme in no time:

  1. Download the Hello Elementor child theme

    Download the latest version of the Hello Elementor child theme from the Github repository.

  2. Log into WordPress admin panel

    Once logged in, then head over to the Appearance –> Themes section/page.

  3. Select to Add New theme

    Click “Add New” to go to the theme installer screen.

  4. Upload it to your WordPress website

    Click Upload Theme and proceed to select the child theme you just downloaded.

  5. Install the HelloElementor Child Theme package

  6. Activate the newly installed Hello Elementor child theme

    Click Activate to activate the new child theme. Don’t be stressed, nothing is changing, and you can always revert right back to the old theme with no harm.

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