Most theme providers require that you manually upload a new version of a theme and replace an older version in order to upgrade it.

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It makes it harder to upgrade your theme, but it’s still possible.

There are programs that can help you compare two version of your themes, i.e.

If you want to upgrade your theme but made customizations without using a child theme, read on.

If you’ve made changes to your theme’s code, you may want to see if the updates in the new version of your theme are extensive.

In addition, things may change over time and this section therefore includes instructions for the most common changes that a publisher might need to make.

Once an organisation has committed to publish to IATI, it is most important that their data files are updated regularly and in line with the frequency as specified in a publisher’s IATI Registry account.

A child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality of another theme, called the parent theme.

Child themes allow you to modify or add to the functionality of the parent theme.

It you are using a premium theme, it will not automatically update.

Premium theme providers usually offer their own instructions for upgrading themes.

Most importantly, creating a child theme lets you make changes to your site without touching your original theme’s code, allowing you to update your site without the threat of lost all the customizations you’ve made.