1.2 Customize Your WordPress Site With a Child Theme
In this lesson, I'll show you how to create a child theme to modify the WordPress Twenty Sixteen theme. You'll create a stylesheet for tweaking individual elements, and an archive template file which will override the file from the parent theme.
The following commented-out text in style.css sets up a child theme for customizing Twenty Sixteen. Note the
Template line especially, that is where the parent theme is declared.
/* Theme Name: Create a Child Theme in WordPress Theme URI: http://tutsplus.com Description: Theme to support Envato Tuts+ coffee break course on child themes Author: Rachel McCollin Author URI: http://rachelmccollin.co.uk Template: twentysixteen Version: 1.0 */