Support » Plugin: Cooked - Recipe Plugin » Duplication between recipes and posts with recipe shortcode (browse function)

  • Resolved Pau Navarro

    (@pau4ner)


    Hi, I love this plugin and I am even finishing the Spanish translation before launching my site, however I just got into a major setback.

    In order to show recipes on my blog page I need to embed the shortcode in a post. As this can cause duplicate content SEO issues with the recipe itself, I set the cp_recipe post type as noindex in Yoast SEO.

    This is fine. However, the [cooked browse] function, which is great, returns the recipes post types (which are not indexed in Google), and not the blog post types with the recipe (which are indexed).

    That means people will be commenting in the recipes that they find in [cooked browse] and also in the posts (because they will find them in Google). This is not good.

    So I think that the solution could be able to show cp_recipes in the blog archive, or instead, to make the [cooked browse] function return posts with the recipe shortcode.

    Is there any fix for this issue? I read all the related topics in support but couldn’t find the solution. Thank in advance.

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  • Plugin Author Boxy Studio

    (@boxystudio)

    You can’t have cake and eat it too. 😉

    You can either:

    1. Disable public recipes by checking the box on the Recipes > Settings screen near the bottom (no need to noindex them with Yoast).
    2. Embed the recipes in your posts.
    3. Visitors find recipes by browsing/searching through your posts.

    OR

    1. Keep the recipes public.
    2. Do not embed the recipes within posts.
    3. Allow visitors to browse/search recipes using the [cooked-browse] shortcode.

    Thanks! I think with both options I may have to sacrifice something important:

    1- In this case, [cooked-browse] function will be disabled. And this is a shame, because it is great and a main functionality of any recipe web.

    2- In this case, I will not be able to show the recipes on the homepage (as latests posts, etc).

    Are you aware of any other options?

    Thanks in advance

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