It has been taking me a while to finish my site. In the beginning it seemed great but over time, with new stuff being added over and over especially with the visual composers and cornerstone, it seemed to complicate the learning curve and prove irksome when page designs prior to “updates” no longer behave/display as intended.
For example, something as simple as background color will now have white spaces and margins when it was intended and designed prior to have none of those. And edit as much as i can I can’t seem to get rid of it with the new cornerstone. I might have to start from scratch per page just to relearn how current cornerstone works. I am quite disappointed.
But my priority right now is knowing what to do with child themes. I have a child theme installed but it is of the earliest version. In this link Update child theme, it suggests to update the child theme. On another link No update child theme it suggests that once a child theme has been installed there is no need to update it at all.
Which is it? And if I am to update the child theme, how do I go about this safely and will this delete the pages I have worked on thus far? The child theme is an issue I’m considering as the cause as to why some cornerstone issues might not be working that is why this is my top concern right now.