CookBook – Food Magazine Blog

CookBook - Food Magazine Blog

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CookBook is a feature rich, food focused magazine theme. A blog for food news, recipes, dish and restaurant reviews all in a professionally designed WordPress theme.

CookBook is an amazingly powerful WordPress theme specifically designed for foodies, food blogs and food news and review sites. Relax and enjoy hassle free blogging with our user friendly interface and work flow whilst having the knowledge and comfort of being backed with professional support.

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VIDEO TUTORIALS

CookBook - Food Magazine Blog

  1. Video 1 – Installation And Demo Content Setup
  2. Video 2 – Working With The Visual Composer Page Builder
  3. Video 3 – Theme Settings

FULL FEATURE LIST

Design Customization

  • 600+ Google Webfonts,
  • 500+ Font Awesome icons,
  • 2 Professional Skins Options,
  • Boxed or full width layout,
  • 240+ Flag icons makes it easy to set up a language menu to use on multilingual sites,
  • 40+ colour options,
  • Supports unlimited colour variations,
  • Final Call CSS, Add your own custom CSS straight from the admin menu,
  • Build your pages using the powerful and flexible Visual Composer (bundled with theme),
  • Add beautiful sliders to your theme using Royal Slider (bundled with theme),
  • 4 custom templates and 1 custom skin for Royal Slider,
  • 45+ standard Visual Composer elements,
  • 5 custom theme elements for Visual Composer,
  • Unique header and footer builders lets you combine more than 40 options to build footer and headers that will perfectly suit your needs,
  • Customize background (in boxed layout) using either tiles or full size images,
  • Add Font Awesome icons to the main menu to highlight specific menu items,
  • Make sure your menu stays visible even when you scroll down using the option for sticky header,
  • Optional Lazy Load Effect animation – make content fade in as you scroll down the page,
  • Single page scroll-to animation – add links to scroll to content on the same page,
  • HD/Retina Ready,
  • Responsive design,
  • Root font size option lets you scale your fonts globally.

Smart WordPress Features

  • 23 custom Shortcodes and 9 custom HTML snippets,
  • 14 custom widgets,
  • 6 plugins bundled with theme (including premium plugins Visual Composer, Royal Slider and Slider Revolution),
  • 4 different standard page templates,
  • Smart footer resizes to accomodate active widget areas,
  • Assign each page a unique sidebar,
  • Dedicated search results page, sitemap and 404 page,
  • Maintenance mode to prevent all non-logged-in users from viewing site content when editing site,
  • Custom widget area manager lets you create unlimited widget areas,
  • Search header with auto-suggest functionality,

Blog & Post Options

  • 2 different blog layouts (Classic or Masonry),
  • For Masonry style blog choose between 1 to 4 column layout,
  • Special featured layout for sticky posts in blog.
  • Supports 5 different post formats,
  • Amazing Multi-Post feature lets you group posts together in one parent post. Great for top lists and themed articles,
  • 4 different post layouts,
  • Great support for embeddable media (e.g. Vimeo, Youtube, Soundcloud etc),
  • Beautiful lightbox functionality to highlight your images,
  • Each post can be represented in blog with featured image, embeddable media or featured image that opens up media in a lightbox,
  • Optional tags, ratings, about the author box, related posts and post slider for each post,
  • Comprehensive ratings system with custom parameters can be added to any post,
  • User Ratings.

Full Ad Integration

  • Dedicated header ad spot,
  • Integrate ads easily in layout using Visual Composer or in widget areas,
  • Option to make background clickable – great for background “takeover” style ad campaigns,
  • Interweave ads in your blog and category streams using our super-flexible Archive Ads Manager.

Professional Support

  • Extensive documentation and tutorial videos,
  • Documentation can be accessed straight from dashboard,
  • Auto update checks and “One Click” theme updates,
  • Smart admin panel with contextual help,
  • Fully Tested in WordPress 4.1.

SEO (Search Engine Optimized)

  • Google Analytics integration,
  • SEO optimized – built with best SEO practices in mind,
  • Theme SEO can be suppressed if 3rd party SEO software is preferred to minimize risk of conflicts,
  • Custom social widgets lets you add Twitter feed or Facebook like box to your site,
  • Open Graph integration for easy sharing to Facebook.

Multiple Language Support

  • Translation/localization ready with ready-to-go .po file,
  • Multilingual ready using WPML,
  • Multilingual ready using multisite structure and free plugins like e.g Multisite Language Switcher or Multilingual Press,

Quick Setup

  • Demo content files included,
  • Child theme included,
  • Export/import your settings,
  • Export/import your widgets

Free Plugins

  • CleanTabs bundled with theme (value $6),
  • Slider Revolution bundled with theme (value $18)
  • Royal Slider bundled with theme (value $22)
  • Visual Composer bundled with theme (value $28)
  • WooCommerce compatible (free plugin) – add your own online store with this great eCommerce plugin,
  • BBpress (free plugin) – Add your own forums
  • BuddyPress (free plugin) – Add your own social network
  • The Events Calendar (free plugin) – add your own event litsings
  • Contact Form 7 compatible (free plugin) – add powerful and flexible contact forms to your site.

Note: Images are for display purposes only and are not supplied with the download package.

TESTED WITH THESE POPULAR PLUGINS

  • WooCommerce
  • BBpress
  • BuddyPress
  • The Events Calendar
  • Envato Toolkit
  • WPML
  • Contact Form 7
  • Share Buttons by AddToAny
  • Visual Composer
  • Mailchimp for WordPress
  • Slider Revolution
  • Royal Slider
  • Yoast SEO
  • Gravity Forms
  • Regenerate Thumbnails
  • WooCommerce Product Archive Customiser
  • TablePress
  • And More…

CHANGE LOG

 // JUNE 22 2015 - UPDATED: Visual Composer bundled plugin to v4.5.3 - UPDATED: Excerpts created using the more-tag now executes shortcodes - FIXED: Issue that would prevent special characters to output in Final Call CSS