Free Features

Change Recipe Colors

The colors in the new default template (as of WP Ultimate Recipe 3.0) can easily be changed from the Recipes > Settings > Recipe Template page:

Recipe Shortcode

The recommended way of using WP Ultimate Recipe is to just create a recipe through the Recipes > Add New page and have that exist on its won. It’s also possible to insert recipes wherever you want using the recipe shortcode. Adding recipes can be done using the little chef hat icon in the visual editor: […]

Jump to Recipe & Print Recipe

With the Jump to Recipe and Print Recipe shortcodes you can add convenient quick access links at the top of your posts like this: –    The shortcodes can be added by using the shortcode editor by clicking on the WP Ultimate Recipe icon:   Another option is to just type the and  shortcodes yourself. If you want […]

SEO Friendly JSON-LD Metadata

We use the JSON-LD metadata format to make sure your recipes are automatically recognized by Google and other search engines. Without any additional work your recipes will be available for features like: Google Recipe Search Read more in this blog post. Pinterest Rich Pins Hint: would you prefer not showing up as rich pins on Pinterest? […]

Google AMP Compatible

Our recipes are compatible with Google AMP, the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project that improves page load speeds on mobile. You can choose the template to use on these pages and even edit it in the Template Editor. Enabling AMP will improve your SEO for Google. We recommend using the following WordPress plugin to enable AMP:

Full Text Search

The title, description, ingredients and instructions you use in your recipes are searchable with the default WordPress search widget. Try searching for “parsley”, for example:

Mobile Friendly

The free version comes with a nice default template which is mobile-friendly and thus optimised for any device visiting your website (think smartphone, tablet, desktop, …). This is what it looks like, try resizing your browser window to emulate a tablet or smartphone:

Recipe Archive Page

As recipes are actually custom post types (don’t worry if you never heard about them), WordPress automatically generates an archive page for them, which is basically a blog-like overview of your recipes. By default you can find it at one of the following url’s (depending on your url structure): In the recipes settings […]

Recipe Tags

You can tag your recipes with certain cuisines and courses, which also allows you to display all recipes for a certain course or cuisine, just like the recipe archive page (which lists everything). For example, try one of the following urls: Or, depending on your permalink settings: Or go wild: […]

Recipe Index Shortcode

Just want to list all your recipes on an index page? We’ve got a shortcode for that! Click on the little chef’s hat to open the shortcode editor:   And insert the index shortcode, with or without headers:   Inserting without headers will basically insert the Mushroom ToastPasta PestoPenne al fornoSpaghetti BologneseSpinach and bacon pastaTom’s […]

Adjustable Servings

You can allow your visitors to adjust the ingredient quantities to the number of servings that they’re actually going to make. Just make sure that you only enter numbers in the servings and quantity fields when you’re entering your recipes for this feature to work correctly. Want to have quantities outside of the ingredients? Try […]

Clean Print Version

WP Ultimate Recipe automatically allows your visitors to print out the recipes you created by clicking on the little printer icon. This opens the recipe in a new window with all images and styling removed, to have a clean printed out recipe. Try it now by clicking on the printer icon (you can even adjust […]

Clickable Images

In the recipe settings you can allow your recipe images to be clickable: This features works best in combination with a lightbox plugin like the free Responsive Lightbox (others could work as well). Try it out now! Click on any of the images in this recipe and a nice lightbox should show up:

Ingredient & Instruction Groups

Sometimes it is useful to divide recipes in different groups or parts. Think about the icing and the cake batter, for example. Or a part of the recipe that can be created in advance and a part that has to be done à la minute. That’s why in WP Ultimate Recipe you have full control […]

Social Sharing

Give your visitors the opportunity to share the awesome recipes that you create. In the free version Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest are available. In the Premium plugin you can choose from some more sharing buttons. Just enable sharing in the settings: The Premium version also allows you to change the default text to be shared. […]

Available in Multiple Languages

WP Ultimate Recipe has already been translated in the following languages. These translations are automatically included when downloading the plugin: (Nearly) complete translations: English Dutch French Portuguese Czech Russian Hindi Partly translated: Italian Bulgarian Polish Spanish Swedish German Turkish Norwegian Danish Hebrew The language files can be found in the plugin’s /lang/ folder and can […]

Multilingual Support

A WPML configuration file is included with our plugin which we recommend for multilingual websites. You can find a demo of WP Ultimate Recipe running under WPML over here: Getting Started with WPML You will need WPML and add-on Plugins WPML Multilingual CMS core WPML String Translation WPML Translation Management Guide for installing & activating […]