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 (below the recent posts), and a new widget called Featured Category (Homepage).
This is going to let you add magazine-style featured categories to your homepage when using Foodica.
Create a Featured Category on Homepage
You can add the Featured Category (Homepage) widget easily from the Widgets page or using the Customizer:
You can also add multiple widgets and configure different things, like number of posts or thumbnail aspect ratio in each of them individually:
In order to help you to make your front page look more like a magazine, we’ve also included an option in the Theme Options that lets you to hide the Recent Posts on the front page. You can use it if you want to display only the Featured Categories:
The new update is available for all existing customers, and you can download it from our Members’ Area.