University of Illinois WordPress theme updated to version 2.2

The University of Illinois WordPress Theme Team and the Website Implementation Guidelines Group are pleased to announce the release of version 2.2 of the University of Illinois WordPress Theme. This has automatically been applied to sites running on (PIE) and users on cPanel or hosting on their own can update as soon as they like.

This release leverages the 2.7.x version of the Illinois Toolkit.

  • Whitespace and other minor CSS fixes have been added.
  • Popular settings for new websites have been added as defaults
  • Example images have been updated

Advanced users who wish to use components provided by toolkit 2.7 can do so by using an HTML block. Future releases over the summer will include native blocks for the components provided in toolkit 2.7.

You can get the latest version of the theme at Learn more about this release at To learn more about WIGG, its mission and other projects, visit We would love for you to join the WIGG team. We are looking for developers, of all skill levels, and technical writers. Join the WordPress group today!

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