The Ken WordPress theme is under active development, so you should always keep your website updated. There are several ways to update the theme and child theme.
In this article, we will explain two methods for updating the theme and child theme.
Before the Update
- Check the Release notes page.
- Deactivate your caching plugins temporarily.
- Backup your website. For more information, check out this article.
Updating Ken Theme via FTP
To start this update method, you’ll need have an FTP client like FileZilla where you can connect to your server using FTP credentials.
Download the theme from there.
Updating the Theme via WordPress Dashboard
You can manually delete and install The Ken through the WordPress dashboard. Your settings and content will be safe since it is all stored in the theme’s database.
Deleting the outdated theme version
Installing the Updated Theme Version
Updating the Child Theme
If there is a child theme installed and activated on your website, there is no need to update it like the parent theme.
By checking the Release Notes you can see if the update has changed anything related to your customization in the child theme. If something has changed only an update to your custom code in the child theme will be required.
If you have any questions or experience any problems when updating Ken theme, you can contact our support help desk.