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Recipe Indexes: Examples and Best Practices

The recipe index is undoubtedly one of the most important pages on a food blog. A good recipe index should be organized and user friendly, and present your best content in a way that makes it easy for your readers (and search engines!) to find exactly what they are looking for. We’ve been designing...

Which Recipe Plugin is Right for Me?

Food blogs have unique needs in that they need to display their recipes in an eye-catching, user friendly, and search-engine optimized way. In the past few years a number of different plugins have come on the market, but choosing which one is best for you might be confusing.

The First Impression: Planning your Perfect Homepage

The homepage is often the first thing your readers will see when they visit your website; it should make a good impression, introduce them to your brand and encourage them to click around. A blog’s homepage can be more traditional and blog-like, focusing mainly on recent content, or it can be more modular, with...