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ZipList Recipe Plugin

Version: 2.2 Formats recipes so they are SEO-friendly. Now fully supports WordPress 3.5.

Make your recipes SEO-friendly and more likely to appear in Google's Recipe View search. No need to hand-code your recipes into a sophisticated recipe structure when the ZipList Recipe Plugin will do all the heavy lifting for you, enhancing the findability of your recipe website.

As a bonus, the ZipList Recipe Plugin enables you to add a "Save Recipe" button to each recipe so that readers can add favorite recipes to a universal recipe box and shopping list directly from your site. Each recipe they add includes a link back to your site so readers always go back to you for instructions.

If you're familiar with the open-source RecipeSEO plugin built by Allison Day, you will quickly note that the ZipList Recipe Plugin is an extension of this plugin. Among the new features added by ZipList are:

NEW: Works with WordPress 3.5: Updated for full compatibility with WordPress 3.5.

Bold and Asterisk Styling: Add bold or italicized styling to words or phrases within the Ingredients, Instructions, Summary and Notes sections.

Schema/Recipe Support: Automatically integrate Schema.org's Recipe mark-up into your recipe posts to make them more findable by search engines.

Notes Field: Add notes to your recipes, such as optional ingredients, required kitchen tools and equipment and/or additional instructions (e.g., freezing, microwave, etc.)

Modified Image Display: Add a recipe image to the plugin so that it displays in a user’s recipe box, but then choose to hide it from view on your recipe post and/or print view.

Simplified Partner Registration: Self-service user interface for partner key registration so that your logo and website name sit next to recipes that appear in user recipe boxes and in the ZipList recipe search index.

Recipe Image Support: Add images within the plugin to appear with your recipe.

Copy/Paste Ingredients: Simply cut a block of ingredients and paste them into one field. No need to add each ingredient one by one into separate fields.

Auto-Populate Recipe Name: The recipe name is automatically replicated inside the plugin, taking the name from the post name, which further enhances SEO.

Integrated Recipe Box and Shopping List: Turn on a feature that allows readers to save their favorite recipes to an online recipe box, and then add recipe ingredients to their shopping list with one click. Used by over 2,000 bloggers, it also supports ZipList's full shopping list and recipe box capabilities as used on RecipeGirl, Skinnytaste, Southern Plate and over 100 other leading food and lifestyle web sites.

Add Links to Ingredients or Instructions: Attach affiliate links or links to related recipes from the Ingredients, Instructions or Summary fields with ease. No other plugin enables you to do this.

Incorporate Images into Instructions: Now you can easily add step-by-step images to your instructions (or ingredients) from within the plugin.

Enhanced Printing Capabilities: Add a copyright statement or URL to appear at the bottom of your printed recipes. Also, display a permalink at the bottom of printed recipes so users can easily find individual recipes on your website.

Multiple Paragraph Support in Summary Section: Users can now add multiple paragraphs to the Summary field within the plugin.

The ZipList Recipe Plugin is very easy to use and you can find step-by-step instructions here. If you have more questions on how to use the plugin, feel free to reach out to ZipList at plugins@ziplist.com.

Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2012-12-14
Downloads: 28,438


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