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WordPress.com Converter & Template Improvements – Tasty Recipes 1.2.0

This version of Tasty Recipes introduces a few new features and improvements, including new converters for WordPress.com recipe shortcodes and Ziplist recipes, improvements to the templates, the ability to use Simple Recipe Pro’s comment-free ratings in rating calculations, and more.

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WP Tasty is Acquiring Simple Recipe Pro

We’ve got some exciting news to share today: Simple Recipe Pro is merging into WP Tasty! The Simple Recipe Pro team has worked long and hard to create a really awesome recipe plugin for their customers. Their main goal with Simple Recipe Pro was to provide a stellar customer experience, and we’ve personally experienced this […]

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Should I hide Pinterest-specific Images on the page?

Tasty Pins offers the functionality that allows you to hide Pinterest-specific images from your page while allowing it to show up as a pinnable image when your readers want to Pin an image from your page. For example, on Pinch of Yum’s Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup post, no Pinterest-specific image is seen in the […]

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Can I put more than one recipe on a page?

This question has come up a few times recently, so I thought I would add my thoughts on this topic to a blog post! Many recipes have multiple parts, or multiple ways to modify a recipe to get a different result. Think: a homemade pasta recipe and a homemade pesto recipe. Or a pancake recipe […]

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We Made a Mistake

It’s a bummer to realize that you’ve been making a mistake for the past five years. But it feels great to fix that mistake! That’s what happened recently with our food blog, Pinch of Yum. I realized we were making a mistake after getting a message from Casey Markee, a friend who is an SEO […]

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Should I Use the Title Attribute for my Pinterest Description?

Pin description sources are ranked by Pinterest. The hierarchy looks like this, from most to least preferred: data-pin-description Image title attribute Alt text Article title Article content The most common place to put a Pinterest description is in the alt text field. We have a blog post that discusses using the alt text for Pinterest […]

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How to Write Great Pinterest Image Descriptions

A Pinterest description is a snippet of text that, ideally, comes from theĀ data-pin-descriptionĀ attribute on an image (using the Tasty Pins plugin, of course). Pinterest descriptions should be crafted with search and exploration in mind, utilizing keywords and hashtags (respectively) to reach the maximum number of users on Pinterest.

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How to Craft Alt Text for Images

The alt text is an attribute added to an image’s HTML that describes what appears in the image. Adding optimized alt text to your images makes your blog more accessible for the visually impaired and also gives your blog an SEO boost.

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