In this video, we’re going to create, customize, and add a short code that’s going to allow us to insert the current date and/or time into our post and pages.

This customization is actually a couple of different items in one. We’re going to create a short code that when inserted into a post or page will return a welcome message or just the logged in user’s first name.

Before we begin customizing our WordPress theme, there are a few things to do.

There are a few different ways to create a child theme, and this video is going to cover one of those ways.