Foodie Pro : StudioPress Shay Bocks – Genesis Food Blog Theme

Introducing Foodie Pro theme : 3rd party genesis child theme developed by Shay Bocks. The theme is available on StudioPress so you can purchase it along with genesis framework from StudioPress website. Actually, it is one of the top selling WordPress food blogging theme that works for recipe writers and food bloggers. The theme has several widget areas so you will always get opportunity to add desired posts, ad-banners and other contents as needed.

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Why Genesis Foodie Pro by StudioPress ?

We have reviewed lots of WordPress recipe themes but most of them are released with general blog type design. But that’s not the case with Foodie, it provide simple blog type and dynamic widgetized homepage layout. Therefore, user can easily select any type of homepage layout that works best for their need. By default, it shows latest blog posts on homepage with excerpt and full post view.

But you can change everything from back-end options page to display featured image, read more button, title, meta details etc. If you are tired of simple blog type layout and want to try out a modern magazine style homepage layout then you are welcome. Foodie Pro Genesis theme allows you to pick custom widgets to display featured posts and other stuff on homepage and other areas.

Responsive Food Blog Theme - Foodie Pro by Shay Bocks

Most of the parts of this theme is supported by widget based areas so you can populate footer, sidebar, and homepage with favourite widgets. If we talk about customization flexibility then it has multiple page layout options, color skin selector, custom background, and much more.

You can load customizer to edit homepage, archive page, navigation, home widgets and other stuff. We really liked this food blogging theme for it’s complex yet user friendly options.

Main Features : Foodie Pro WordPress Theme

Recipe Plugin Support : The theme has been integrated to worth with Easy Recipe plugin so any one who wants to post recipes in professional style can go for this plugin. This recipe plugin allows you to post recipes in professional style. It gives you built-in options on page editor tool bar so you can fill ingredients, steps, photos and description.

In addition, it also allows you to display “Print” button on recipe posts so user can take print-out in proper way. Thanks to Foodie genesis theme developers for providing flexibility to use 3rd party plugins.

Recipes Page - Foodie StudioPress Genesis Child Theme

Moreover, you can also define a custom recipe page using “Recipe Index Template”. You can pick custom featured post widgets and configure this page to display food recipes from all or selected categories. The recipe template provide top and bottom widget sections which is best place to display recipe posts using multiple grid layouts.

Foodie Pro featured posts widget allows you to pick style of featured image, title position, image alignment and more. You can also add drop-down widget so that visitors can choose categories and archives to watch posts from selected category section. There are endless possibilities when it comes to use widget as main foundation.

Custom Widgets - Foodie Pro Genesis Theme

If you are not planning to use any recipe plugin then you can simply create a recipe section using “Recipe Index Template” and add a dedicated parent category for all recipes. Then you can highlight posts from best or all recipe categories on recipe page.

Easy Back-end Options :
If you go on genesis settings page then you can select layout style, SEO settings, Breadcrumb and other stuff for website. Genesis settings page allows you to manage entire website from single page. The customizer options page gives you quick editing platform where you can change everything without editing any code. Just click ready options, watch changes in preview box and you are ready click save changes.

Frontpage Setup : StudioPress Foodie Pro

Homepage Setup : It is really easier to create a magazine style homepage as shown in demo. For this process you can use demo files to import all widget at once, or you can do it manually. The widget management page provides you Top, Middle and Bottom widget areas. Therefore, you are free to display featured posts in desired style.

Foodie Pro – Homepage Featured Widget Sections

“Foodie Pro Genesis Post Widget” gives you all support to display blog posts on homepage area. You can pick single category or all categories along with grid style (1,2,3,4 or more columns) and featured image style. The plugin gives you freedom to choose post view style where you can select excerpt or full view mode. It has many other options which makes it easier to highlight featured posts in dynamic style.

Custom Header : This food recipe theme let’s you highlight custom logo image and tag-line message to impress your visitors. You can use header widget space to display banner or newsletter box to increase readers.

Foodie Pro Header

For navigation purpose, it provide custom menu support to help you add links for page templates and main categories. When you choose simple blog template then you get pagination option but for widget homepage you don’t get pagination feature. But you can manually use text widget on bottom area and insert custom link to blog or archive page.

More Details :

Single Post : The Foodie Pro WordPress Theme is developed with engaging design so that readers can easily navigate from single post. The bottom of every article is populated with interesting features so readers would not leave your blog easily. The social sharing buttons can boost your page views with social shares.

Sample Post - Foodie Shay Bocks

The theme shows links for next and previous articles so readers can navigate on other posts. This feature also creates on site back-links for other articles which is good for SEO purpose.

Last but not least, StudioPress Foodie Pro gives you after post widget section to display banners, call to actions, newsletter, or any element of your choice. It can surely boost your affiliate sales, subscribers and page views.

The footer and sidebar both are populated with multiple widget sections which is best place to highlight Author box, Social links, Categories etc. Whether you want to start blog on food, recipe or any other niche, I would highly recommend Foodie genesis theme to every one.

Footer Widgets - Foodie Pro Demo

Key Features : StudioPress Genesis Food Blog Theme

  • Frontpage Slider : Widget support
  • 6 Page Layouts : Full-Width, 1 and 2 sidebars (left/right positions)
  • Blog template : With sidebar
  • Featured image support
  • Genesis Settings and widgets support
  • Landing template
  • Smooth page loading and Content Presentation
  • Mobile ready design : Works on handy devices
  • 3 homepage widget area : Top, Middle, Bottom
  • 5 site wide widget locations
  • Archives template support

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