Add thumbnails to the Google results for your Recipes. Make your food blog shine!
This plugin makes it simple to add the extra markup Google and other search engines need to better understand your recipes. Most importantly, this is how you get those thumbnails to show up next to your recipes in Google. When recipes are entered using Recipe Schema, it correctly formats the recipe when it is displayed so that search engines can pull in additional information. There are a number of different formats for doing this. This plugin use the Schema.org format that was jointly created by Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, and is the most widely recognized.
There are a number of different WordPress Plugins for doing this, however what makes Recipe Schema so awesome is how easy it is to add recipes. Quickly add recipe from existing posts by selecting the recipe, and then highlighting and tagging the different parts. No retyping needed! It is just as easy to add recipes from other website. Simply copy, paste, highlight and tag! If you are entering a new recipe from scratch, the free-form entry for directions and ingredients meant that you don't have to worry about getting the right info into the right field.
Once you have Recipe Schema installed, it is easy to start adding your recipes. Recipe Schema creates a new type of Posts, not shockingly called recipes. Multiple recipes can be inserted into a single Post and a single recipe can be in a bunch of different Posts.
You need to create a Recipe before you can insert it into a Post. There are 3 different ways to create a new recipe:
Import from an Existing Post
Import from Web
Now that you have created a Recipe, you can insert it into any Post. A Recipe can be inserted into multiple Posts, and a Post can have multiple Recipes. Here is how to do it:
By default all of the selected Recipes get added to the end of the Post. If you would like the recipes to be in the middle of the Post, you can use a shortcode. Add the shortcode [recipes] into the Post where you would like the Recipes to appear.