Kitchenbug is the ultimate tool for food bloggers, providing full recipe nutritional analysis, rich-snippets compliance, unit conversion and more.
I thought this was a great plugin until I realized that my food posts weren't going under the appropriate menu button. I had StudioPress trying to fix my site then we realized that the KitchenBug plugin was the problem. The tags and categories from my recipe posts were gone! Hundreds of them. It took days to get things back together but removing this plug in fixed the problem. Repairing the damage was very time-consuming. Went back to EasyRecipe which now doesn't work since the WordPress update to v3.6.
Looks like I should bite the bullet and just type my recipes in until someone comes up with a good plugin.
I installed Kitchenbug about a month ago. It seemed fine, the nutrition analysis goes on top of the recipe which makes the recipe look like an afterthought. But, I could deal with that. However, I didn't notice at first that the tags on all my new posts were disappearing. I would enter the tags and when I saved, updated, or published, the tags would be wiped clean. Then, one day, my photos started disappearing. First, it was just one post that all the photos disappeared. After that, it was a second post. And, the photos were actually deleted from the media library. I tried everything I could think of, even uploading the photos multiple times, and reinstalling WordPress, updating my browser, etc. After much hard work, I figured out the problems started at the same time I installed Kitchenbug. When I emailed the company, they said they were aware of the problem. What?!? you mean you knew about this problem and never bothered to notify anyone that this may be a potential issue they may encounter! This is not the kind of company I can trust if they keep major issues hidden from people. I do not recommend this plugin because of the major bugs in it, as well as the poor service in keeping their bugs hidden. :(
Don't download this plugin because you can't use it unless you join kitchenbug and of course you can't so the plugin should not be in the wordpress directory.
Looks like it could be good when it gets out of Beta. I liked that I just typed ingredients and amounts and it figured out what was what. But it did not recognise Quark, crashed once on loading a photo and then did not display the recipe in my post just a short code snippet which should have triggered the inclusion I am guessing.
Looks good on paper and features but I am deleting it and looking for another plugin now.
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