Today’s plug-in presented in our regular WordPress Emerging Plug-ins category is called Recipe Hero. With it you can easily add recipes to your website or cooking blog. Once installed and activated the plug-in will add additional custom post type called “recipe” and you will be able to add new recipes and edit existing ones just like you are adding a normal blog post.

In order to use the plug-in you will have to download it and install it first You can download it from here. After that navigate to the back-end of your WordPress Admin Area  -> Plugins -> Add New and simply follow the on-screen instructions to upload and activate the plug-in. Once this is done the plug-in control panel will appear in your admin area and you will be able to configure it and use it further.

When a new recipe is added and published the content will be automatically formatted for Google Rich Snippets, which is extremely useful for your overall SEO and better rankings. Also, the plug-in offers many other features that helps you to build your cooking website:

  • Recipe details, ingredients and instructions
  • Templating engine for customizations
  • Completely responsive
  • Image lightbox
  • Translation ready
  • Well documented and supported

Additionally, the plug-in has very user friendly interface and you can configure it in no time. If you are familiar with CSS you can even customize its look to make it even better.

In conclusion we would say that with this plug-in you can really create unique look of your cooking blog or website and you can show its content in very useful and convenient way, which will be highly appreciated by your visitors.