Introducing Cook’d Pro Theme : 3rd Party genesis food blogging theme by Feast Design Co. developers. This is same developers who has developed Foodie Pro genesis theme. You can buy this theme and genesis Framework (required) from StudioPress. Their previous theme, “Foodie” was a big success and that’s why they though to develop another big hit. This WordPress theme brings all benefits of Foodie Pro and many new features.
Why Cook’d Pro Genesis WordPress Child Theme ?
The theme offers Recipe Index and filter support so that visitors can easily browse all your recipes. Let me tell you that, you can add “Recipe Index” page by selecting attributes from page editor. Thanks to Feast Design developers for offering custom page templates and attributes for easy content management. You are going to get blog page, archive page and custom homepage in this blog template.
So next time when you happen to create a food blog, recipe blog or any type of content based blog then don’t look further. Just pick Genesis Cook’d Pro theme to start a blog junction to share your yummy food tips in stylish way. The minimalist and crisp elegant design is the key factor of this theme. Hence, you don’t have to do struggle any more to create a clean and easily readable content junction.
Many WordPress bloggers just buy any theme and then they end-up repenting for Speed, SEO and compatibility. This single genesis blog theme is capable to provide you all benefits that is expected by professional bloggers. The navigation system and flexible design makes this theme look more engaging. Moreover, It covers other main features like SEO, Layouts settings, Breadcrumb, Ad Banner / Widget areas and more.
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Unique Homepage Design : Thanks to genesis theme developer for making a flexible layout that is integrated with widget areas. So you can easily turn a simple blog into magazine site, simple blog, restaurant site or any website you want. The homepage has “Top, Middle and Bottom” widget areas. These are 3 main widget blocks which let’s drag and drop widget blocks that you like.
Genesis framework and Cook’d Pro child theme provides custom widgets galore. So you can pick content widgets to display Featured Posts, Featured Pages, Newsletter signup box, Custom text and other stuff. If we talk about homepage from demo preview then it shows 3 featured posts with large images. This sections uses “Genesis Featured Post” widgets to display posts side by side.
The second, “Home Middle” area shows a wide full-width newsletter Opt-in box. This sections is setup with “eNews Extended” widget powered by StudioPress. Right below that, you will see 4 featured posts with small thumbnails. These posts are shown using Featured Post widget provided with all genesis themes. It just let’s you select (All or custom) category, Number of post, Title, Grid columns, Sorting order, Image size etc.
The homepage bottom section is setup using same way with custom genesis widgets. You can choose to display calls to action blocks, featured pages/posts, or anything that fits for your homepage.
Other Benefits : StudioPress Blog Template
Place Ads Banners : This WordPress genesis theme has total 4 distinct widget areas where you can insert Ad codes. The header right widget block provides space to insert “728×90 leader-board ad”. The primary sidebar and secondary sidebar are also two more places to display small or medium sized banners. The fourth section is “After Entry” widget area that is found below post.
These widget areas are ideal to display adsense or affiliate banners. Though you can utilize them to display any other type of banners : e.g. Social links, Recent posts, Newsletter widget, Custom text and more. Cook’d Pro theme provides recipe index template which helps you to insert recipes. But if you want create powerful filter system like demo then you will have to install “FacetWP plugin”.
This premium plugin let’s you create “Facets” to display categories, Diets and other contents. If you want to display like button with articles like Facebook and Twitter then you can use “HeartThis” plugin. This plugin gives you shortcodes to display “Hear Like Button”. Hence, readers can express like by clicking on this button.
The bottom of single post provides features and space to display : Social share buttons, Custom widget, Next/Previous posts and Comments features. The 6 layout options let’s you add single, and multiple sidebars with posts and pages. This responsive blogging theme is good for food/recipe and multi-purpose content journal sites.
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