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EasyRecipe makes it easy to enter, format and print recipes, as well as automagically doing the geeky stuff needed for Google's Recipe View.


  • Fix: Apply custom Save button label
  • Fix: Fix renewal URL on valid license checks (Plus version)

3.4 Build 3176

  • Update: Add renewal URL to license check


  • Update: Tested with WordPress 4.3.1


  • Update: Tested with WordPress 4.3
  • Update: Changed licensing system (Plus version)
  • Update: New support system
  • Bux fix: Fixed style reset CSS file name in print
  • Bug fix: Fix print when more than 10 recipes on a page (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Change the detection of the customizer to fix Live Formatting not getting loaded on some themes
  • Bug fix: Fix javascript error on extra editor instances used by some other themes and plugins
  • Bug fix: Fix warning on adminbar when no current post


  • Update: Work with the Content Aware Sidebar plugin

3.3 Build 3074

  • Update: Tested with WordPress 4.2.2
  • Update: Explicitly set the character encoding on print
  • Update: Handle non-standard jQuery versions better in live Formatting
  • Update: Change snippet test tool URL to the current location on Google
  • Bug fix: Clear link URL when inserting links (plus version)

3.3 Build 3070

  • Update: Tested with WordPress 4.2.1
  • Bug fix: Fixed link insert on WP 4.2+ (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Fix Ziplist error (Free version)

3.3 Build 2998

  • Update: tested with WordPress 4.2
  • Update: Change print code to fix blank recipes on print
  • Update: Added optional debug logging
  • Update: Added setting for object cache update
  • Update: Updated to allow import from MacGourmet4 (Plus version)
  • Update: Allow up to 40Mb import files (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: tags inserted in the editor Text mode were corrupted when switching back to Visual mode
  • Bug fix: Inhibit Live Formatting while theme customizer is active
  • Bug fix: Allow Save option to be set off in free version
  • Bug fix: Fix Recipe Card automatic conversion (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Fix carbohydrates on Mastercook import (Plus version)

3.2 Build 2925

  • Enhancement: Added BigOven save button (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Don't try to insert duplicate taxonomy terms if multiple recipes on a post use the same cuisine/course
  • Update: Attempt to recover corrupted recipes in the recipe editor

3.2 Build 2885

  • Enhancement: Enable Recipage recipe conversion
  • Enhancement: Display Recipage recipes as EasyRecipe recipes (Plus version)
  • Update: Better handling of shortcodes within a recipe
  • Update: Handle links in instruction section headings
  • Update: Don't open formatting popup if a link in a recipe is clicked when logged in as admin
  • Update: Cater for sites that have huge numbers of registered users (Plus version)
  • Update: Convert hard coded links and images in Ziplist recipes (Plus version)
  • Update: Remove Ziplist Save button functionality (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Fix microformatting on Ziplist style when times missing and on nutrition data (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Supress times display when times missing on Ziplist recipes (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Live Formatting handling of quoted font names
  • Bug fix: Improve popup window stacking handling on recipe entry

3.2 Build 2807

  • Bug fix: Settings were cleared and not being saved if there were settings from very early versions of EasyRecipe still in the options file

3.2 Build 2802

  • Enhancement: Generate taxonomies that can be used by the EasyIndex plugin
  • Update: Changes for WordPress 4.0
  • Update: Use the more correct "ratingCount" rather than "reviewCount"
  • Update: re-label "Serves" as the more correct "Yield"
  • Bug fix: Self ratings weren't being displayed in some circumstances

3.2 Build 2708

  • Update: Display Get Me Cooking and WP Ultimate Recipe recipes even if other plugin deactivated

3.2 Build 2704

  • Bug fix: Fixed Ziplist recipe display

3.2 Build 2691

  • Enhancement: Display Get Me Cooking recipes without the need to convert (Plus version)
  • Enhancement: Display Recipe Card recipes without the need to convert (Plus version)
  • Enhancement: Display WP Ultimate Recipe recipes without the need to convert (Plus version)
  • Enhancement: Strip Jetpack and TinyMCE spellcheck plugin HTML before editing recipes (Plus version)
  • Update: Changes to live Google snippet preview: timeout and format (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Some Live Formatting CSS saved with earlier versions crashed Live Formatting
  • Bug fix: Captions on images inside recipes were not processed in some circumstances

3.2 Build 2646

  • Bug fix: Oops again! Fix Live Formatting sections not being displayed

3.2 Build 2644

  • Bug fix: Oops! The link fix for IE11 in the previous version broke link inserts outside recipes.

3.2 Build 2641

  • Update: Strip blank lines from Ziplist ingredients and instructions (Plus version)
  • Update: Allow for non-breaking spaces in [img], [url] shortcodes
  • Update: Remove some old unused code
  • Update: Standardise Live Formatting popup layout across more themes
  • Update: Changes to handle themes that globally set


div> spacing (recipe entry) * Update: Handle Genesis grid items better (Plus version) * Bug fix: Fix recipe displaying as a shortcode when some other plugins present * Bug fix: Process [br] shortcodes in Ziplist recipes correctly (Plus version) * Bug fix: Remove extra "!important" from Live Formatting CSS * Bug fix: Strip slashes from quoted extra CSS * Bug fix: Remove spurious tag when addding links in IE11

3.2 Build 2499

  • Bug fix: Forgot to do Ziplist links in Summary and Notes! (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Ratings on Ziplist recipes now work properly (Plus version)

3.2 Build 2496

  • Bug fix: Handle embedded links properly in Ziplist recipes (Plus version)
  • Bug fix: Suppress rating display properly if ratings disabled or no ratings present
  • Bug fix: Handle nested formatting shortcodes better
  • Bug fix: Do external shortcode processing for shortcodes in recipes

3.2 Build 2491

  • Enhancement: Display Ziplist recipes without the need to convert (Plus version)
  • Enhancement: Added "Self Rating" option
  • Bug fix: Fix popup mask overlaying Settings page on WP versions prior to 3.9

3.2 Build 2429

  • Enhancement: Added option to suppress warning when editor switched to Text mode
  • Bug fix: Fixed missing photo microdata under WP 3.9
  • Bug fix: Removed photo processing that caused the recipe print to crash on some servers

3.2 Build 2419

  • Enhancement: Convert italic and bold formatting and image links in Ziplist recipes
  • Enhancement: Use latest WP media manager
  • Enhancement: Get caption, alt text and title data for images inserted into recipes (Plus version)
  • Update: Changes for WordPress 3.9

3.2 Build 2310

  • Update: Changed support/diganostics to use the EasySupport plugin

3.2 Build 2298

  • Enhancement: Use total time when converting from Ziplist if there is no prep or cooking time
  • Update: Changes for WordPress 3.9
  • Bug fix: Javascript error on custom post pages that don't have an editor (e.g. Soliloquy slider, EasyIndex)
  • Bug fix: Minor display error on Ziplist conversion popup
  • Bug fix: Fix [br] shortcodes on print
  • Bug fix: Print showing blank page in some circumstances

3.2 Build 2265

  • Bug fix: Filter excerpt option messed up formatting on some themes in some circumstances

3.2 Build 2260

  • Enhancement: Cleaner display of settings page
  • Enhancement: Add EasyRecipe button on text editor toolbar
  • Enhancement: Add option to filter non-display items from excerpts
  • Enhancement: Suppress empty Ingredient and Instruction sections
  • Enhancement: Add new version details popup on Support tab
  • Enhancement: Added link to retrieve license key on Support tab
  • Bug fix: Make the email link on guest post details on posts page a "mailto" link
  • Bug fix: Increase the z-order on guest post details to ensure it pops up over the top of the posts page
  • Bug fix: Error popups not being displayed on top
  • Bug fix: Diagnostics sent to support did not include settings
  • Bug fix: Style setting was lost when saved from Live Formatting and permalinks not used
  • Bug fix: Fractions not converted to HTML entities on print
  • Bug fix: Display diagnostics data when no permalinks on Windows servers

3.2 Build 2208

  • Bug fix: Recipe entry: Image insertion and save messed up by featured images

3.2 Build 2206

  • Better notification of update failure when license key has not been entered
  • Fixed minor javascript error on guest post recipe entry pge

3.2 Build 2199

  • Tested with WP 3.8
  • Workaround for WP bug that generates invalid HTML for multiple line breaks
  • Recipe editor now recognises post thumbnails (featured image)
  • Added Author, Recipe type, Cuisine and Yield to Live Formatting on Tastefully Simple styles
  • Fix incorrect times when one recipe on multiple recipe page has no times
  • Fixed PHP warning on diagnostics
  • Confirm when closing a recipe entry popup withoput saving
  • Fix for popups opening behind some themes' elements
  • Fix print when more than 9 recipes on a page
  • Fixed incompatiblity with Pinterest Pin It for Images plugin that disabled Print and Save buttons
  • Convert 3/8 to HTML enitity fraction
  • Clean up 16 pixel chef icon
  • Allow for variations in .mxp import files

3.2 Build 2158

  • Tested with WP 3.7.1
  • Added option for extra content on print
  • Fix for secure admin URLs
  • Fix for jQuery UI 1.10 differences in Live Formatting
  • Added more explicit notification of missing licence key
  • Fix for guest post image select on WP 3.5 when using Firefox
  • Fix for "grey overlay" on recipe entry caused by some other plugins (e.g. Easy Rotator)

3.2 Build 2124

  • Workaround for bad "title" shortcode replacement done in some themes
  • Tested with WP 3.6

3.2 Build 2089

  • Tested with WP 3.5.2
  • Retain line breaks in Notes
  • Workaround for tinyMCE/Chrome bug that caused notes and some nutrition fields to get dropped after an autosave
  • Better protection from inadvertent delete of recipe data in post edit

3.2 Build 2045

  • Added [easyrecipe_page] shortcode to force loading of EasyRecipe css/scripts on pages that don't normally trigger them

3.2 Build 2042

  • Fix for image upload in guest posts

3.2 Build 2029

  • Fix for bad ratings

3.2 Build 2028

  • Added live Google snippet test
  • Added ReciPress conversion
  • Add Get Me Cooking conversion
  • Workaround for javascript library incompatibility for Bootstrap based themes
  • Improved the efficiency of ratings retrieval
  • Added live Google snippet test
  • Added custom labels (translations) for times
  • Added custom labels (translations) for guest post pages
  • Added import from MacGourmet and Yummy Soup

3.2 Build 1753

  • Added import from Paprika multiple recipe files

3.2 Build 1737

  • Added import from Paprika recipes
  • Added import from Meal-Master recipes
  • Added conversion from Recipe Card recipes
  • Added Recipe Card to the plugins Fooderific recognizes
  • Added underlining to basic formatting
  • Fix missing image markup on Provencale style
  • Workaround for glitch in the WordPress SEO plugin
  • Reduced minimum capability for style changes from edit_plugins to edit_theme_options

3.2 Build 1682

  • Better handling of non UTF-8 encoding on Mastercook .mx2 files
  • Styles with images changed to better handle responsive themes
  • Javascript workarounds for themes that hijack jQuery.widget (e.g. Nevada)

3.2 Build 1652

  • Tested with WP 3.5.1
  • Changes to better handle some Mastercook inputs
  • Supress photo section on the Celebration style if no image
  • Display error message if diagnostic send fails
  • Only show "Format" link on the admin toolbar if user has "edit_plugins" capability
  • Fix for 7/8ths display
  • Fix for Live Formatting on print
  • Fix for Live Formatting with theme "Camber"

3.2 Build 1596

  • Improvements to the Fooderific scan
  • Added custom labels for Print and Ziplist Save
  • Workaround for TinyMCE non-editable plugin bug
  • Fix for some styles not marking up images correctly
  • Fix for print/diagnostics where there's a 404 handler
  • Fix for custom notes header in old Legacy style
  • Fix for special characters in Notes
  • Prevent WordPress stripping times and images on scheduled posts

3.2 Build 1337

  • Fix for the Modish style that had incorrect nutrition markup

3.2 Build 1336

  • Fixed for extra space being added to Notes in WordPress 3.5

3.2 Build 1330

  • Changed guest post form field names to prevent conflicts with plugins that add an "email" shortcode
  • Workaround for old themes and plugins that hijack jQuery.widget()

3.2 Build 1317

  • Fix for diagnostics URL wrong

3.2 Build 1311

  • Minor changes for errors during install

3.2 Build 1307

  • Added the Fooderific.com interface
  • Fix print for sites not installed in the root directory
  • Fix print for browsers/themes that hijack the 404 page
  • Fix fisplay of non-ASCII characters in custom labels
  • Fix for Mastercook files that don't specify an encoding
  • Fix problems with link and image inserts on WP 3.5
  • Made the URL field on guest post details optional


  • Converting from plain text now recognises custom labels as recipe markers (Ingredients, Instructions and Notes)
  • Styles now override a theme's custom background on bullets
  • Changes to better handle badly behaved themes and plugins
  • Clean up "Tastefully Simple" style when there are no times present
  • Fix for glitches when previewing
  • Fix for Live Formatting resetting formats if a section was missing in the receipe used to format
  • Changes to better handle broken Mastercook import files (Plus)


  • Added Ziplist save button option
  • Added configurable title on guest post details page
  • Added "Force jQuery library load" option to handle badly behaved themes and plugins
  • Allow blank custom labels
  • Workaround for Internet Explorer bugs when displaying errors on the Settings page
  • Various CSS tweaks to better handle more themes
  • Fix for print and preview pages when W3 Total Cache Object cache is enabled
  • Fix headings displaying when they shouldn't when multiple recipes in a single post
  • Fix for custom labels for Ingredients and Instructions on the Legacy display style
  • Fix for apostrophes in settings


  • Only display warning once when switching to HTML editor
  • Fix previews


  • Fix recipe updates in Chrome and Safari


  • Styles can now be trialled on previews and blogs not using permalinks
  • Added EasyRecipe entry for editors, authors and contibutors
  • Workaround to pick up all instructions on recipes that have been manually modified and have a non standard EasyRecipe structure
  • Minor tweak or the Tastefully Simple print style
  • Fixed print for blogs that don't use permalinks
  • Fix for Notes Heading not opening in live formatting for the Celebration style
  • Fix excerpt and other fields inadvertently being written on a save from the HTML editor
  • Fix for link insert on Chrome and Safari


  • Fix print not working on some blogs
  • Fix weird stuff happening when W3 Total Cache installed
  • Workaround for recipes that have been manually modified and have a non EasyRecipe standard structure
  • Made live formatting CSS more specific so themes are less likely to override custom formatting


  • Fix for themes that ignore modification of posts by plugins and displayed unformatted recipes (Thanks Nicole!)
  • Fix for print on blogs with non-root WordPress installs
  • Fixed the ratings markup on some styles
  • Fix is_file() warning when open_basedir is restricted


First production release

Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 2015-9-18
Active Installs: 10,000+


2.9 out of 5 stars


2 of 6 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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