University of Illinois WordPress theme updated to version 2.1.2

The University of Illinois WordPress Theme Team and the Website Implementation Guidelines Group are pleased to announce the release of version 2.1.2 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.

Version 2.1.2 of the University of Illinois WordPress theme is a bugfix release. The primary changes with this release is a rollback to target version 2.3 of the University of Illinois Web Components Toolkit. Previously, the theme used the 2.x version (most recent production release) of the toolkit. This rollback address issues introduced in the 2.4 and 2.5 series of the toolkit that were causing issues with paragraph and heading margins and padding. The next theme release will bring the theme back to using the most recent toolkit version, after these issues have been addressed.

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