Magento 2 is the best online store application but we also need wonderful responsive theme for Magento 2 and Porto is a good choice but if you are not familar with Magento 2 or Magento 2 theme structure, it’s little hard to customize Magento 2 appearance. Let’s customize Magento 2 theme base on Porto.
Magento is open-source. So we can customize Magento themes easily. When we create Magento 2 Child theme which is inherited and we are able to take any items in the parent theme. We can custom Magento 2 looks through Magento 2 child theme base on parent theme, which there is no affect for parent theme upgrade. This tutorial will show you step-by-step “ How to create Magento 2 child theme ?
There are number of improvements to the way themes are managed and set up in Magento 2. The use of the theme.xml definition file, introduced in Magento 1.9, and a new fallback system, are two of the most significant improvements. The fallback system in Magento 2 works in a similar way to Magento 1.x, but has the added advantage that you can select unlimited parent themes to inherit from / fallback to – all via the theme.xml file in your theme.
Magento 2 theme inheritance enables you to easily extend themes and minimize the maintenance efforts. You can use an existing theme as a basis for customizations, or minor store design updates, like holidays decoration. Rather than copy extensive theme files and modify what you want to change, you can add overriding and extending files.
After you add your Magento 2 theme to the file system, you can apply it to your store. You apply a theme in Admin.
For the sake of compatibility, upgradability, and easy maintenance, do not modify the out of the box Magento 2 themes. To customize the design of your Magento 2 store, create a new custom theme. This article will show you how to create a Magento 2 theme step by step.