Now that most of us have been learned how to customize our WordPress site it’s important to keep those settings intact. Creating a “child them” is your best bet. Basically it’s your spin on an existing template.
There are hundreds of pages and videos on this subject.
Below are a few of those resources you can use to build on tonight’s class.
The WordPress Codex i the best place to look for the standards of what code to use for your child theme…
YOUR Child Theme needs a minimum of 2 files! function.php and your style.css, I also like to have a screenshot.png so it looks the part in the theme directory!