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Build a Powerful, User-Driven Recipe Website with Yumblog 2.0

Exclusive discount! Buy the Yumblog theme before Feb. 22 to receive a $10 discount on any Beaver Builder license!

Yumblog has long been one of our most popular themes for recipe bloggers and food enthusiasts. Over time, we’ve seen more and more people build very successful blogs with it. Today, we have a major update to share with you. Yumblog is now more than just a blog theme. We’ve made some design enhancements and integrated a select few plugins to turn it into a powerful CMS-quality theme.


Now Includes the Cooked Plugin ($25 value)

Cooked is a powerful recipe plugin created by our friends at Boxy Studio. Cooked adds a number of great features to Yumblog, including front-end, user-powered recipe submissions, 10 recipe page layouts, recipe search with filters for category, cuisine, cooking method, and more.

User Reviews

Add reviews to your recipes to make them really stand out. With Cooked’s built-in review system, you can easily add reviews from either users or admins and give your visitors more information on your recipes from people who have actually tried them.

Star Ratings

Cooked offers a simple rating system, allowing you to showcase your best recipes with ease. With a 5-star scale, you can easily allow users to rate your recipes and then display the best ones using the built-in search functionality!

10 Responsive Recipe Layouts

With great power comes great responsibility. Cooked offers 10 different recipe layouts to bring you a customized look for your recipe site. Simply select your layout and enter your recipes and they will automatically look great on mobile and desktop browsers.

Full-Screen Recipe View

Users can easily prepare recipes by tapping the full screen view button, great for iPads and tablets in the kitchen.

Recipe Videos

Easily add recipe videos by adding a URL to a YouTube or Vimeo video.

Front-End User Submissions

Allow users to upload their own recipes! Even includes a submission approval system to provide a fully curated recipe platform.

There are even more features we haven’t touched on, but the point is: Yumblog + Cooked is the easiest way to get up and running with a full-featured recipe website today.

Now Supports Beaver Builder, a Revolutionary Drag-and-Drop Page Layout Plugin

We have a confession to make, we’re addicted to Beaver Builder. Ever since we were introduced to this plugin, we’ve considered it the missing plugin to turn WordPress into a business-grade CMS. It is one of the easiest page builders on the market, made even easier with a number of pre-built page layouts that can be created with just a few mouse clicks.


Using Beaver Builder is simple. All you need to do is first select the Page Builder layout for your new page, then click the Page Builder button to open the front-end editor, and then you can easily select a page layout/style. It will then be inserted into your page in real-time!

Instead of not knowing where exactly to start, you can now build a page in a matter of seconds and customize text and images that are dropped into the page, even adding image galleries, parallax sections, and stunning video backgrounds.

OK, so that brings us back to Yumblog. We’ve added integration with Beaver Builder, meaning you can purchase their premium version or install the Lite plugin for free and build amazingly simple, beautiful full-width pages in moments.

Design Tweaks

Since releasing the first version of Yumblog, we’ve changed very little. This time around, we’re making a few subtle design enhancements to make Yumblog look even better than before.


Q: Will Recipe Schema still work with Yumblog?
A: Yes! While we are not focusing on Recipe Schema due to our integration with Cooked, the plugin will still work well.

Q: Do I have to purchase the Beaver Builder plugin to be able to use custom page layouts within Yumblog?
A: No! We recommend downloading Beaver Builder Lite from the repo. Try it, you’ll like it!

Q: Do existing Yumblog customers need to pay extra for version 2.0?
A: Only if your previous license key has expired. For users who have purchased Yumblog and their license key has expired, you are eligible for a 20% discount at checkout if you simply renew an expired license key for the Yumblog theme. If you need help with that, email us for assistance.

Q: Does Yumblog only work with Beaver Builder?
A: No! Because we have added a simple full-width page template called “Page Builder,” you can use just about any drag-and-drop page layout plugin. A few of our favorites are Conductor, MP Stacks, and VelocityPage.

Q: Where can I learn more about using Yumblog with these new features?
A: We have updated our Yumblog Knowledgebase article to reflect these major updates and integration details. Please read that page for more details.

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