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New Plugin Released: Recipe Card Blocks for Gutenberg

As the Gutenberg release is approaching with every new day, we’re continuing to make good progress around the new editor and make sure that all of our themes are already compatible with it. Today we’re happy to announce the release of our first Gutenberg plugin – Recipe Card Blocks. As you might have already guessed, Recipe Card Blocks by WPZOOM is a plugin for food bloggers. Even though the plugin was inspired by our popular theme for food bloggers — Foodica, the good news is that you can use ...
Tags: Photography, Wordpress, Plugins, Gutenberg, WPZOOM, Foodica


How to create a WordPress blog (step by step + videos)

Learning how to create a WordPress blog is an ideal way to get your online journey started. At WPZOOM we’ve been making WordPress themes for the last decade, and we’re often people’s first point of contact with WordPress. The steps to create a WordPress blog are relatively straightforward, but some parts are slightly unintuitive, and a guide will make the whole process much easier for you. This step-by-step guide, with accompanying videos, will make sure whether you’re new to WordPress – or wan...
Tags: Photography, Wordpress, Tutorials, Unicef, WPZOOM, WordPress Customizer, Foodica, WordPress Dashboard, Installing WordPress, Groupon Bloomberg Barnes Noble


How to start a blog WordPress (step by step + videos)

Learning how to start a blog on WordPress is an ideal way to get your online journey started. At WPZOOM we’ve been making WordPress themes for the last decade, and we’re often people’s first point of contact with WordPress. The steps to start a blog are relatively straightforward, but some parts are slightly unintuitive, and a guide will make the whole process much easier for you. This step-by-step guide, with accompanying videos, will make sure whether you’re new to WordPress – or want a websi...
Tags: Photography, Wordpress, Tutorials, Unicef, WPZOOM, WordPress Customizer, Foodica, WordPress Dashboard, Installing WordPress, Groupon Bloomberg Barnes Noble


Talking wine, travel and websites with Pull That Cork

This latest in our case study series is a real treat: we had the pleasure of talking with Peter Bourget. Peter is one half of wine blog Pull That Cork. Peter and co-author Nancy started their blog in 2010, having become seriously interested in wine a decade earlier. With seven years of blog posts under their belts, Peter and Nancy have built a huge resource for wine lovers to meet and share their passion. Pull That Cork makes use of our ever-popular Foodica theme, allowing Peter and Nancy to sh...
Tags: Photography, South Africa, Brazil, Namibia, Case studies, Nancy, Cork, Peter, Facebook Twitter, Foodica, Peter You, Peter Bourget Peter, Cork Peter, Pull That Cork


How to create a Magazine Style Homepage in Foodica 2.4

In the previous major update of Foodica, our beautiful recipe WordPress theme, we added Recipe Index templates, which are a “must” for food bloggers. Today, we continue to make the theme even better by adding new features which will help you to transform your food blog into a food magazine – very easily. If you take a quick look at the updated demo page of Foodica, you may notice that something has changed on the front page… …the new version 2.4 brings a new widget area to the front page (be...
Tags: Photography, Theme Updates, Foodica


10 Inspiring Sites Using WPZOOM Themes: Jul ’17 Edition

If you’re curious to see the inspirational selection of websites from July, the wait is over! This month, we picked some top notch examples of portfolios and blogs. Scroll through the following selection and choose your favorite out of the 10 hand-picked websites using WPZOOM themes from our Showcase: 1. Wolf Retail Solutions Even if Inspiro is advertised as a portfolio theme, it’s really cool to see when our customers break the stereotypes and create beyond them. So is the case of the Wol...
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Poland, Wisconsin, Case studies, Dana, Paula, Maison, Joanne, Wake Forest University, Foodica, Inspiro, Wolf Retails Solutions, Leysa Flores, Mape Gapie Na Mape, Maciek


Talking health, food blogging and photography with Tasty Low Carb

Joan and Chris run Tasty Low Carb, a blog recipe and lifestyle blog focussed on the low carb diet. Joan and Chris are converts to the low carb lifestyle as a long term solution to ongoing health problems, and strongly advocate its benefits. Their blog focusses on delicious meals which fit the low carb diet. Tasty Low Carb runs our Foodica theme with a couple of customizations: note the homepage slider has right-aligned captions, excellent photography across the site and green color scheme. Thes...
Tags: Photography, Joan, Case studies, Chris, WPZOOM, Joanie, INA, Foodica, Tasty Low Carb, Tasty Low Carb for Health Happiness


10 Inspiring Sites Using WPZOOM Themes: Jun ’17 Edition

June was hot and so are these new websites from our customers selected for your inspiration. This month, we chose some top-notch portfolios, online magazines, and personal blogs. Scroll through the following selection and choose your favorite out of the 10 hand-picked websites using WPZOOM themes from our Showcase: 1. Ivory Productions Ivory Productions is an international film production company based in Munich, Germany. Their awesome portfolio website is based on our Inspiro theme. It’s ...
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Toyota, Case studies, Stockholm, James, Munich Germany, Marlene, Jamie Solorio, Foodica, James Flores, Michael Shainblum, Michael Shainblum Photography Inspiro, James Flores Music Studio, Toyota Owners Magazine, Marlene Koch


How to Create a Recipe Index in Foodica 2.3.0

We have great news both for Foodica customers and anyone who’s looking for a new food blog WordPress theme. We’ve just added a new Recipe Index section to Foodica which makes it much easier to display all of your food blog’s recipes on a single page – without the need for any plugins. This is available as part of the 2.3.0 update to Foodica. Recipe Index in Foodica 2.3.0 How to Create a Recipe Index Page Before you start, you’ll need to update your theme to the latest version! You can foll...
Tags: Photography, Theme Updates, Optionally, Foodica, Foodica Recipe Index in Foodica, Default Template


15+ Best Food Blog WordPress Themes 2017

Do you need the perfect food blog WordPress theme to share your recipes with your readers? Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned pro, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got 15+ of the best food blog WordPress themes that will suit any site. We’ve found the best themes so that you don’t have to. Here are some of the criteria we used for the WordPress themes when collating our list: Stylish and responsive design: the best food blog WordPress theme for your site needs to look go...
Tags: Photography, Neptune, Petit, Neptune Neptune, Foodica Foodica, Foodica, WP Themes, Best Food Blog WordPress, Facebook and Instagram Good, Soledad Food Soldedad, Petit Petit, RecipePress Demo Details →, Sprout Spoon Demo Details →


20+ Best Food Blog WordPress Themes 2017

Do you need the perfect food blog WordPress theme to share your recipes with your readers? Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned pro, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got 20+ of the best food blog WordPress themes that will suit any site. We’ve found the best themes so that you don’t have to. Here are some of the criteria we used for the WordPress themes when collating our list: Stylish and responsive design: the best food blog WordPress theme for your site needs to look go...
Tags: Photography, Cook, Neptune, Petit, Neptune Neptune, Foodica Foodica, Foodica, WP Themes, Best Food Blog WordPress, Facebook and Instagram Good, Soledad Food Soldedad, Petit Petit, Cook d Pro Cook 'd Pro, Biscuit Demo Details →, Basil Demo Details →


Ten years of WordPress magazine themes: rapidly evolution and continued improvement, but what’s next?

We recently updated our WordPress magazine theme Domino Magazine, adding in a new layout, new colour schemes and some of the most-requested features from our customers. The updated theme now reflects the latest trends in WordPress magazine themes, which begs the question: how have trends in magazine themes changed since they first appeared roughly a decade ago? We’ve dug into our archives to find out how the WordPress magazine themes has evolved in the last decade – and looked at some of the...
Tags: Photography, Wordpress, Case studies, Tribune, Engadget, Quartz, Pavel, Karen McGrane, Foodica, Domino Magazine, Zenko Magazine, Yamidoo Magazine, Century Foundation Republic, Quanta Magazine This


10 Inspiring Sites Using WPZOOM Themes: Apr ’17 Edition

Another month, another awesome selection with the websites from our dear customers! April brought some very nice examples of portfolios, travel blogs, communities supporting women and other websites for your inspiration. Scroll through the following selection and choose your favorite out of the 10 hand-picked websites using WPZOOM themes from our Showcase: 1. Bjørn Fehl Photography Bjørn Fehl’s portfolio is, definitely, a very good example of less is more. A simple design that enhances the...
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Australia, Portland, Vermont, Case studies, Peter, Sandra, Vivian, Foodica, Delicio, Bjørn Fehl Photography, Bjørn Fehl, RightBrains RightBrains, Meray Froese, Meray


Talking food blogs, pudding and photography with Livelymess

Our much-loved Foodica theme has put WPZOOM on many incredible food blogs and today’s case study is no exception. We’re very excited to be joined by Hilary from Livelymess, a food blog which aims to help you mess up your kitchen – but produce some lovely food at the same time. We talked to Hilary about her blogging secrets, the inside track on food blogging and her tips for those wanting to follow her blogging footsteps. Thanks for joining us! Tell us about Livelymess: What made you start...
Tags: Photography, Nikon, Dslr, Case studies, HILARY, Facebook Twitter, Nikon AF S DX NIKKOR, Foodica, Livelymess


10 Inspiring Sites Using WPZOOM Themes: Mar ’17 Edition

The first month of spring passed in the blink of an eye, but it brought more awesome websites created with our themes! Scroll through the following selection of March and choose your favorite out of the 10 hand-picked websites using WPZOOM themes from our Showcase: 1. Moderando Moderando is a lifestyle blog from Brazil and its name speaks for itself. It gathers various articles on how to live a more moderate life, covering fields like finance and personal development. Even the Foodica base...
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, Case studies, Romero, Niki, Olaf, Braunschweig, Elodie, Foodica, Mareike, Moderando Moderando, Braas Inspiro, Braas


Finding the perfect food blog WordPress theme, with Kitchen Swagger

Our case study series sees us talk to world-class creatives, bloggers and agencies doing great work with WPZOOM themes. Today we’re very excited to share our conversation with Kitchen Swagger, an awesome family-run food and recipe blog which makes great usage of our Foodica theme. The popularity of searches for food blogs over time. Food blogging is a niche which has exploded in popularity in recent years, with the ready availability of food blogging WordPress themes, high quality digital c...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Instagram, Wordpress, Css, Nikon, Case studies, Scott, Shawn, Shawn Williams, Foodica, Patty is the baker


10 Inspiring Sites Using WPZOOM Themes: Feb ’17 Edition

As you’re already used with our monthly selection of best websites created with WPZOOM themes, we can’t wait for you to discover the selection for February. See below for yourselves and choose your favorite out of the following 10 hand-picked websites using WPZOOM themes from our Showcase:   1. Aupiraguismo Foodica, is that you? Although it is customized a bit more than usual, we couldn’t not share with you this awesome website based on our Foodica theme. The website of the Aupiraguismo Ca...
Tags: Photography, Instagram, Netherlands, Brazil, Case studies, Foodica, Inspiro, Aupiraguismo Foodica, Aupiraguismo Canoeing School, Magasin Hemavan Tärnaby Insight, Hemavan Tärnaby, Livelymess Livelymess, Hilary Paige Smith, Douglas James Studio For the Douglas James Studio, Aviao Revue Aviao Revue


10 Free WordPress Plugins That’ll Improve Your Blog’s Usability

In one of our previous articles, we talked about the best recipe card plugins to use for your Foodica-based website. But what if you want to extend the functionalities of your website with other awesome features that will increase shares or boost your subscribers list? Fortunately, WordPress lets you choose from a really large variety of plugins intended to make the life of a blogger much easier. And we can definitely say that a plugin in need is a plugin indeed.  Scrolling through some of ou...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Plugins, Amanda, Cory, Nathalie, Foodica


Foodica 2.0 Released: New Styling Options, Image Box Widget and Multiple Improvements

Foodica is one of the public’s favorite and now it just got better! We’re happy to announce its 2.0 version. Read below to see what’s new, what has improved and how you can use the new features for your awesome blog. Demo Buy Now Foodica 2.0 What’s new in 2.0 New Slider Styles in Customizer Predefined Color Schemes can now be changed in Customizer New Color Scheme: Red New Widget: WPZOOM: Image Box 3 New Widget areas on Homepage (3 columns below the slider) A better mob...
Tags: Photography, Theme Updates, Foodica, Demo Buy Now Foodica


4 Best WordPress Recipe Card Plugins for Food Blogs

Food blogs are a huge trend among bloggers these days. Most of them are only a search away and you get to discover different cuisines through lots of recipes, from easy-to-prepare to the most sophisticated ones. Our Foodica theme is one of the food bloggers’ favorite and this way we get to interact with lots of interesting food blogs. This way, we’ve analyzed what are the trends among these blogs and tried to understand what are the real needs food bloggers have regarding their website.  ...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Plugins, Marianne, Natalie, Mariko, Foodica


The ultimate guide to making your WordPress site load faster (image optimization, plugin bloat + Google PageSpeed)

It’s absolutely essential to have a fast site. Nearly half of web users expect a site to load within two seconds – and they’ll abandon a site that isn’t loaded within three seconds (source, see also this detailed study). This sounds like brutal behaviour, but it’s the reality; users aren’t sat whilst your site loads with a stopwatch, ready to stop and do something else, but if your site isn’t loading promptly, they are ready to tab over to another site or head back to Google and load up a compe...
Tags: Google, Photography, Wordpress, Tutorials, Css, PNG, Jetpack, Foodica


7 Inspiring WPZOOM Customers to Follow on Instagram

Instagram is part of Facebook’s unstoppable empire and the top Instagrammers need blogs to match their sites. In this post we share 7 beautiful blogs from some heavyweight Instagrammers, who use our themes and share nearly 150,000 followers between them. What do their blogs look like? Let’s take a look. MS HappyDiet – 43,000+ followers MS HappyDiet is a Thai-language lifestyle and nutrition blog with a huge Instagram following. The blog supports the social content, sharing more in-depth ti...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Instagram, Berlin, Jason, Case studies, Nadine, Instagrams, Don, Katie, Angie, Monte, Foodica


Foodica 1.2.0 Released: New Blog Layout & Performance Improvements

We’re very excited to announce a major update for Foodica, our most popular theme at the moment! Demo Buy Now Foodica 1.2.0 What’s new in 1.2.0 Static Pages can be now featured in the Slider on the Homepage A new Traditional Blog layout was added for posts on homepage and category pages Customize more than 60+ colors using the Live Customizer Category pages now show Category Description New font styling options were added in the Customizer: Font Weight, Font Style, Text T...
Tags: Theme Updates, Don, Foodica, Demo Buy Now Foodica


Discussing inspiration, writing and work with a lifestyle blogger

In the latest of our case study series, we’ve had a chat with Kelsey O’Brien, a 24-year-old lifestyle blogger based in San Francisco. Kelsey runs Blondes and Bagels, a fashion, beauty and travel blog. Her site is less than a year old but has grown strongly, with Kelsey publishing multiple times a week. Here’s what happened when Kelsey and I talked (if you’ve got your own story to share then get in touch). WPZ: How did you get started with lifestyle blogging? Did you have any previous experi...
Tags: Facebook, Case studies, Kelsey, Yoast SEO, Monte, WPZOOM, Maria Popova, Kelsey O Brien, San Francisco Kelsey, Kelsey s Instagram, Foodica, James Flores