Foodica Lite Documentation
Theme Quick Specs
- Responsive – Yes
- Theme Width – 1140px
- Post Content Width – 750px
- Sidebar Width – 365px
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Homepage Slider Setup
This theme uses the Featured Content module from the Jetpack plugin to setup the slider. You can download Jetpack for free from wordpress.org or by installing it from Plugins > Add New in your wp-admin..
After installing and activating the Jetpack plugin follow these steps:
1. Add a new post or modify an existing one and give this post a ‘featured‘ tag and add a featured image.
2. Go to Customizer > Featured Content and set your tag in the Tag Name field. You can also use a different tag.
If you have difficulties connecting Jetpack plugin on your website, see here more details.
Foodica Free and Pro version comparison
Recommended Plugins (free)
NEW! Recipe Card Blocks for Gutenberg – if you’re using the Gutenberg editor, you will need this plugin in order to be able to add blocks like Ingredients, Directions and Recipe Details.
Social Icons Widget – free plugin that allows you to create a list of your social profiles. You’ll need it to add social icons from the top menu bar.
Instagram Widget – another free plugin created by us which you can use to add a scroller with your Instagram photos in the Footer, like in the demo. Make sure to set the space between images in the settings to 0.
Jetpack – a free plugin that includes numerous features that you can active to add extra functionalities in the theme. Recommended features to activate: Related Posts, Tiled Galleries, Carousel.
Google Rich Snippets Plugin
If you need Structured Data support we recommend you to install a free plugin and use it to add new recipes:
Recipe Card Blocks
To enable the eCommerce feature in the theme, you’ll need to install the free WooCommerce plugin.
Contact Form Page
To add a contact form to a page like in the demo simply install the WPForms plugin by following these instructions.
Social Icons in the Header like Demo
Social Icons in the top menu bar from the header can be added using Social Icons widget (free plugin created by WPZOOM). Once you install the plugin, activate it, go to Widgets page, and add the Social Icons by WPZOOM widget to the Header Social Icons widget area.
Make sure to select the Color Icon/No Background Icon Style.
Recipe Card Blocks for Gutenberg – NEW
We’ve released a new plugin for the Gutenberg Editor to help you to add Blocks with recipe details much easier.
Download the plugin for free from wordpress.org.
How to Make a Sticky/Featured Post
To make a post larger than others, and display it first in the list, just mark it as Sticky by checking the option Stick this post to the front page when you edit a post.
How do I change summary content (Excerpt) for a post?
On editing page of a post, look for a field called Excerpt. You can add here summaries for your posts each time you want to adjust manually the length of text which appears in Slider, Recent Articles, Post Archives or when you simply want to have a different text than the automatically picked excerpt.
How can I change the number of posts on homepage?
- Go to Settings > Reading
- Find Blog pages show at most option, and change the number of posts.