On February 27, 2020 there was an update to the Emily Theme.

The Events Calendar

  • Improved styling on the month, list, and single event view.

On February 20, 2020 there was an update to the Emily Theme.

Featured Carousel Template

  • This update includes a featured carousel similar to the 2015 theme. Users will be able to select what posts they would like to show on the featured category by 1) creating a category and 2) assigning that category to the slider by going to Customize -> CLAS DEPT Theme Options -> Feature Slider -> Select Category. Users will also be able to control how man slides show up and what what speed they will rotate.

On February 17, 2020 there was an update to the Emily Theme.


  • A new layout for IssueM plugin was created. This new layout closely matches the previous styling that was created in the 2015 Theme.


  • A new shortcode was created where users will be able to enter in a headline, content, link, and image and produce a block similar to the one below:

On February 12, 2020 there was an update to the Emily Theme.

The Events Calendar

  • A new layout for The Events Calendar. This improves the default look of the plugin. Along with the styling changes, this update helps improve the accessibility issues previously appearing with the previous version.
  • List view will now show featured events on the top whenever they are present.
  • Two new shortcodes
    • One will display the events in a specific category
    • Will display all of the categories


On July 19, 2019, there was an update to the Emily Theme.

Protected Pages

The update includes a new page template that can be set to only be visible to users with a valid GatorLink account. This means that websites now have the capability to have forms be filled out by only valid GatorLink accounts. If you would like this feature added to your website, feel free to contact us.

Other changes include:

  • Font style changes to third level headings
  • Security updates


On June 14, 2019 there will be a small update done to the Emily Theme. The following items will be updated:

  • Fixes to the archive page
  • Extra options added to the WordPress customizer
  • Fixes to the footer and menus
  • Improvements to accessibility
  • Improvements to security