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Social Icons Widget 4.0 — Now With a Social Icons Block for Gutenberg Included

Written by Ina Morosanu on in Plugins 1 comment

In 2015 we launched Social Icons Widget by WPZOOM with the intent to provide WordPress users with a simple and easy-to-use widget for adding social links to their websites. With over 100k installs at the moment and continuous positive feedback from the users, it kept us motivated to constantly improve and keep updating this free plugin.

Now, to keep the pace with all the changes WordPress is going through, we are excited to announce that the latest update — Social Icons Widget 4.0 — includes a social icons block for Gutenberg aka Block Editor. Continue Reading

7 Best WordPress Membership Plugins to Generate Recurring Revenue

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Do you want to turn your WordPress blog into a membership site? Businesses around the globe use this model to sell their physical products or offer exclusive digital content, and many of them are super successful.

CopyBlogger, a site with content marketing lessons, offers premium courses to members and they’re currently an eight-figure business. Meanwhile, the owner of the razor and grooming product company Dollar Shave Club sold his business in 2016 for a staggering one billion dollars.

So, it’s evident that membership sites have the potential to generate a ton of recurring revenue.

Before we start looking at the best membership plugins, let’s talk about some of the specific benefits of adding membership features to your website.
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What’s New in Recipe Card Blocks Free & PRO

Written by Pavel Ciorici on in Plugins 0 comments

It’s been a few months since the release of the Recipe Card Blocks PRO plugin, and our team continued to release new updates constantly for both versions of the plugin: Free & PRO.

As we’ve released many major updates for both versions in the past months, let’s make a quick overview of the most important changes and new features we’ve added to the plugin.
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How to Add Recipe Structured Data to WordPress With Recipe Card Blocks

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If you have a WordPress food blog or recipe website, you might be tempted to add your recipe content using basic WordPress text and image blocks.

While such an approach can work for your human visitors, adding your recipes as basic text means you’ll be missing out on the many benefits of structured data (AKA schema markup).

If you’re not familiar with this term, structured data helps make your recipe content more visible in search engines, which in turn leads to more eyeballs on your delicious food.

In this post, you’ll learn more about what structured data is and how it helps your WordPress recipe website. Then, we’ll show you how to easily incorporate structured data into your recipes using the Recipe Card Blocks WordPress plugin — zero technical knowledge required!

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7 Best WordPress Page Builder Plugins: All The Plugins Compared

Written by Alex Denning on in Plugins 2 comments

Looking for the best WordPress page builder plugin to design more advanced content on your WordPress site? While the new WordPress block editor added more design flexibility to the native WordPress editor, page builder plugins still take things even further and give you full drag-and-drop design control.

That means you can create more complex, stylish designs without requiring any technical knowledge or writing a single line of code, which is pretty awesome!

In this post, we’ve collected seven of the best WordPress drag-and-drop page builder plugins. We installed each plugin on a test site using our Foodica Lite theme to give you a hands-on look at how each tool helps you design your content. Beyond a real look at each plugin’s interface, we’ll also share key features, pricing information, and help you pick the best plugin for your needs.

All of these plugins are fully compatible with the new WordPress block editor. So whether you’re using the classic WordPress editor or the block editor, you’ll be able to add a great new drag-and-drop editing experience to your site.

(we’ll also look at WordPress’ new “Gutenberg” block editor separately at the end of this post!)

Additionally, all of these plugins work great with all of WPZOOM’s themes.

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