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XF 1.5 Should I make (small) style changes against the Default theme or create a child?


Active member
I'm using the default XF theme on a site.

I've got a small handful of template edits and style property changes, mostly adding ad tags to the site, etc.

Should I create a child theme of the default theme for my customizations? Or should I make the changes directly to the default XF theme?

I do not have debug mode enabled, so I'm not editing the master templates.


Well-known member
No need for a child style if you're using the default XF style for yourself. Technically it's already considered a "child" and will show any outdated templates because it's under the Master Style.