WordPress child theme question

WordPress: 4.2.2
Theme: Divi (latest version)

Hi. I am building a WordPress child theme, and have a couple of questions -- grateful for any advice.

* I am following the instructions here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Child_Themes

* I have created a folder called Divi-child, and placed a simple style.css file in that folder, following the instructions from WordPress codex.

* I am not sure what to put in the functions.php file. Should I use simply the recommended PHP code as follows?

function theme_enqueue_styles() {

    $parent_style = 'parent-style';

    wp_enqueue_style( $parent_style, get_template_directory_uri() . '/style.css' );
    wp_enqueue_style( 'child-style',
        get_stylesheet_directory_uri() . '/style.css',
        array( $parent_style )
    );
}
add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'theme_enqueue_styles' );

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Thank you for any advice!

best from Eric
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Eric BourlandAsked:
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Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
You don't need to put anything in the functions.php file to enqueue the style.

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Eric BourlandAuthor Commented:
Jason, good to hear from you, as always. =)

Do you mean I can just exclude / omit / skip the functions.php file altogether?

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Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Depends on what you need the child theme to do.

In the child theme, functions.php is additive to the parent theme.  So the parent's functions are fully available to the child.  All you need to add are functions that are specific to the child.
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Eric BourlandAuthor Commented:
I understand.

My only purpose in setting up this Divi-child child theme is, the client wants me to make some small modifications to the appearance of his web site. So I thought I would start by making this child theme. The modifications are indeed minor -- adding a twitter hashtag; adding a photo and a link in the header.

So, I will accomplish these tasks by modifying the style sheet -- and, I assume I will modify the new style.css style sheet that I have put in the /Divi-child/ folder, correct?

Will I need to tell functions.php to utilize style.css in the /Divi-child/ folder?

Thank you again for helping me to understand.

Eric
Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Yes, modify the style sheet in the child theme.  No, you will not need to tell the theme anything, it is already looking at the child theme.
Eric BourlandAuthor Commented:
Jason, thank you as always for your patient help. =) Take care. Hope your summer is going great.

Eric
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