Childify Me | Rocco Aliberti | child theme

Childify Me | Rocco Aliberti | child theme,child themes,childtheme,childthemes,custom theme


Create child themes from any non-child theme directly from the Theme Customizer panel.

Works also when previewing a theme before activation!

Multisite compatible.

Plugin Features

FTP credential requests handled in the Customizer.
Child-theme’s screenshot generated from the parent screenshot, with a ribbon dynamically added.
Child-theme’s author dynamically generated from the user Name and Last Name, if set, otherwise falls back on a generic “Administrator”.


  • Thanks to @nikeo for spurring me, testing my plugin and for his valuable advices
  • Thanks to @rdellconsulting for testing my plugin even on multisite and for his valuable advices


The plugin is translation ready.

Most of the previously bundled Childify Me translations (see the list below) have been succesfully ported to

Childify Me also bundles the following languages (.pot file included in childify-me/lang):

Many thanks to these generous users 🙂


  1. Install the plugin right from your WordPress admin in plugins > Add New.
    1-bis. Download the plugin, unzip the package and upload it to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin
  3. Go to Appearance -> Customize and you’ll see the “Childify Me” button.
    3-bis. In Appearance -> Themes, hover on a non-child theme and click on Live Preview, once there you’ll see the “Childify Me” button

Plugin author

Rocco Aliberti

Plugin official website address
If you encounter problems in using the Childify Me plugin, you can comment below, and I will try my best to help you solve the problem

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