Cookely is a premium SEO optimized recipe WordPress theme for all types of food blogs. WPZOOM has integrated support for recipe index, set of widget, newsletter and lots of other stuff. The theme brings new experience for food recipe bloggers by offering flexibility for content listing. The adaptive mobile friendly layout works with most of the devices because of compact header and responsive menu.
The theme also combines infinite scroll options, social icons and sharing buttons to improve user experience. People will enjoy reading posts from index page, homepage, blog and all archive sections. Bloggers can decide to choose unique post display style for thumbnail, excerpt and listing.
Cookely Homepage – WordPress Food Blog Theme :
Widget Sections : WPZOOM offers custom widgets so you can display featured posts, banners, newsletter and other elements on homepage. The homepage uses 3 columns wide layout to display any widgets. The demo shows many home widget sections and they all are flexible to show featured posts, categories and other information.
The custom widget areas include Home Top / Middle and Before Recent posts. Then you can add extra widgets below recent post area using “After Recent Posts widget section”. You can mostly use 3 main widgets for homepage that are Carousel Slider, Imagebox, Featured Category. These widgets will display recipe categories, popular posts and list of featured articles.
Cookely homepage offers custom post listing options for cent post area. So you can select list or grid style and optional sidebar. Sticky post can also be defined on the top of recent post list so user can see it all time on top. Most of the blogs choose viral or offer promoting posts for sticky area.
Newsletter Area : Homepage middle section is ideal to display newsletter sign-up section. Other sections for newsletter are top bar above header, and widget areas like footer and sidebar. The newsletter will generate email list to promote recipes and other stuff using email.
MailChimp subscription is integrated to generate newsletter forms and there is one more plugin called “MailPoet Newsletters” used for same purpose.
WPZOOM Recipe Listing Options :
Recipe Card Blocks : Authors can display all their recipes beautifully using recipe cards. That means, it is compatible with Gutenberg visual editor for posts. Schema markup availability helps search engines and social networks display recipe information properly. This feature will boost clicks and social shares giving your food blog quick way to grow.
The recipe articles will show photos, cooking directions, ingredients list, and all details properly. It uses icons, bullets and other elements to show food recipes nicely. Print button is visible with every recipe articles that generate print to only cover recipe part. Hence, readers can take print and keep hard copy of your food tips to follow your cooking ideas.
Cookely is used by many food affiliate marketers and recipe writers. If you check header, featured sections, recipes or anything from mobiles then it seems great. The responsive design and use of nice content presentation featured layout makes it best place to read cooking ideas.
Recipe Index : Food bloggers can choose a special template to create recipe index page. This template provides 3 display options that are Infinite Scroll, List and Group By Category. Hence, visitors can easily browse all recipes using categories from one page. User will see all posts in featured style with filter and search options visible on the top of the page.
Other Benefits – Cookely WPZOOM :
Custom Post Structure : We have seen this option first time where to manage structure of single post with drag and drop method. There is a checkbox to display “Featured Image” at the top of the page which seems impressive. Apart from that, you can enable and choose custom order to display Author box, Next/Previous post navigation, Sharing buttons, Disclosure, and other stuff.
Single post is assigned a widget section on the bottom to promote one common widget section for all articles. If you choose a newsletter, banner, or any widget for below post area then it will be shown at bottom of all articles on your site.
Ad Zones : Multiple ad places are found with WPZOOM WordPress themes. This premium food blogging theme also has ad places to make earning with monentization programs. You can choose Ad banners for Header, After first post, Sidebar and Single post. Whether you sell books from affiliate programs, or earn from Adsense, it fit with all programs.
Live Customizer : The WordPress customizer takes full control to select header style, color scheme, footer, background, typography, and post options. Other elements like Menus, widgets and homepage settings are also controlled from live WP customizer. Bloggers don’t need lots of hours or coding skills to control style and setup process for their website.
The front and back-end framework options, page templates and widgets will manage everything easily. This is best food blogging and recipe theme we have ever seen for WordPress.
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