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GetMeCooking Recipe Template

A WordPress recipe plugin for food bloggers. Display one or more recipes per page with print, recipe search, custom layout, SEO and other features.


  • Fixed print preview in Chrome
  • Fixed permissions so can now see add/edit regions etc.
  • Warning text only shows once


  • Hidden the preview button until you press the save button to get around the double ingredient / steps bug


  • WordPress 3.9 fixes


  • Fixed bug where ingredients would be deleted if no steps had been entered


  • Fixed bug where ingredients would be deleted if no steps had been entered


  • Added a null check for some loops
  • Changed user permissions to be based on 'post' and not 'page'


  • If the recipe name is the same as the blog post title and the option is ticked to hide it, it is now shown when printed.
  • Putting a recipe in the trash section correctly updates the count
  • Updated chosen
  • Fixed duplicate post bug
  • Hide the article header image if you go directly to the recipe
  • Corrected the prep/cooking time used by search engines


  • Fixed a JavaScript bug caused by WordPress 3.6


  • Added conversion chart
  • Improved CSS
  • Added label for recipe steps / ingredients
  • Improved update gmc_update_old_version
  • Trimmed input
  • Fixed gmc_recipe_filter_link
  • Corrected use of flush_rewrite_rules


  • Only the recipe title that matches the blog post is hidden when the option is enabled
  • Adding an apostrophe to a custom heading no longer adds a backslash
  • Preview changes button now shows again, WordPress 3.4 broke this


  • Replaced upload photo buttons with built-in WordPress uploader
  • Added option to hide recipe title if it's the same as the blog post title
  • Can change the heading for the word 'step' which is used for each step
  • Occassions werent being shown in blog posts


  • 1.20 had removed the upload/insert button from the add post page


  • Added option when clicking images to show them in a popup rather than a blank page
  • Re-added ability to set status / visibility of a recipe. Needed for new archive shortcode in premium plugin
  • Removed option to drag / drop recipe steps as causing mac bug to not add photos


  • Added option to say your theme is narrow, this changes the layout and puts the recipe summary information below the main photo rather than try to squeeze it to the right
  • If there is no main photo, the narrow theme css is used so the summary text will no longer be bunched up
  • Can now delete photos from steps
  • Can now re-order recipe steps apart from in IE9
  • The print icon / print text did not line up on all themes, should do now
  • Renamed [recipe 1] to [gmc_recipe 1] to prevent possible conflicts with other plugins/themes
  • Added a sample recipe for new installations
  • Added a help tab on the add recipe page
  • Fixed a bug when using a custom course type where the slug was different from the name


  • We were receiving error logging emails which broke the plugin directory guidelines


  • Reworded some text
  • Added support for premium version


  • The initial allergies etc. were not being added to the database


  • Introduced a bug in last version where choosing drop down list options on admin page would not have desired output
  • New ingredients had grey text, fixed to be black
  • Removed the tag cloud on admin allergy etc. page
  • Corrected text layout when some steps had photos and others did not


  • Can now group recipe steps e.g. For the cake base, For the cake topping...
  • Improved layout for adding a recipe
  • Prep / cook time labels now only show if they have been filled in
  • Insert recipe dialog now orders recipes by alphabetical
  • Fixed ability to press update recipe more than once at a time which caused duplicate ingredients/steps
  • Fixed deleting an ingredient note, it was not working


  • Fixed bug where only 1 recipe per post was showing


  • Can now add your own allergies, courses, dietary requirements etc
  • No longer lower case the note text
  • Improved the menu structure


  • Moved recipe admin menu position to prevent conflicts with other plugins
  • Encode xml values when sent to getmecooking.com to prevent errors
  • Added GetMeCooking logo to recipe menu


  • Some users are not seeing 1.09 in the auto update


  • Bugfixes to support WordPress 3.3


  • The ingredient note and step text boxes were not increasing in size
  • The featured image box was no longer showing
  • Printing style was wrong if custom css was enabled


  • Improved the process of adding ingredients and steps
  • Improved printing - choose to print with or without photos
  • Added validation to the username field


  • Added support for US / Imperial measurements
  • Added more default measurement options
  • Citing a source (author / book etc) no longer requires a URL
  • Added source magazine


  • Fixed custom themes, the plugin was hiding the featured image box and other sidebar boxes


  • Added missing CSS to hide recipe title if it's the same as the blog post
  • Fixed bug where other plugins would insert things after the note.
  • Fixed ingredient group label bug in blog post. Some were showing when there were no ingredients.
  • Fixed the note label, it was always showing even if you had no note.


  • Labels were showing when they did not need to


  • Fixed a plural bug with pounds and ounces
  • Added a recipe note option
  • Added an option to reference the original author / book / website
  • Now hide the recipe title if it is the same as the blog post title
  • Removed the recipe from showing in search results as it already shows your blog post


  • Recipes were not being sent to GetMeCooking if you were opted in


  • First release

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.7
Last Updated: 1 year ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


3.8 out of 5 stars


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