How to disable theme updates in WordPress to avoid loosing custom changes

How to disable theme updates in WordPress to avoid loosing custom changes.

If you made a lot of changes to a wordpress theme according to your needs then you must avoid updating the theme.

WordPress automatically update the theme whenever a new update is available. You can disable these updates and your website will keep the changes you have done.

Follow these steps and you can disable the automatic theme update to your wordpress website.

  1. Goto Appearance->Editor.
  2. Select the theme you want to modify.
  3. Click on style.css from the left list.
  4. Change the theme name and theme uri.

Now your theme will not do automatic update as it will considered to be a child theme. Please watch the video to understand more.

 

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