• 29 Mar 2023
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Article Summary

Wine and good food go well together. The recipes tool allows you to offer a recipes page to your visitors to encourage the sales of your wines and products. The Recipes tool can be found under Content Editor > Components > Recipes. Below are the steps to set up Recipes.

Adding A Recipe:

1. Navigate to Content Editor > Components > Recipes.

2. Click on the green Add A Recipe button.

3. Follow the tabs from General, Ingredients, Directions, Featured Product, and Marketing tabs.

General Information Section:

Once you fill in these details, you will want to ensure that the Active checkbox selection is checked so it can be displayed on the website.

1. In the Title field, name your recipe. Please note the title is a mandatory field.

2. In the Date field, enter the date.

3. Check the Is Active box to make your recipe active on your website.

4. In the Cooke Time (Hour:Minutes: Seconds), enter the total time to make the recipe.

5. In the Difficulty field, select the level of difficulty:  1 - Easy, 2 - Medium, or 3 - Hard.

6. Enter the Serving Size for the recipe.

7. In the Measurement field for your recipe, select if it is Imperial (US) or Metric.

8. Upload a Photo of your recipe and select a Category for your recipe to go under.

9. The Teaser is optional, but it is best to enter something to attract your readers to the recipe. Click Save.

Ingredients Tab:

Here you can add multiple ingredients to the recipe, providing an order number of how it should display the amount in specific units of either tsp, tbsp, cup, oz, or lb.

1. Enter the Ingredient name.

2. Click the Amount drop-down menu and select the amount to use.

3. If you want to select an Amount in fractions, select the middle drop-down menu.

4. Click on the Unit drop-down menu and select the proper measurement.

5. If you want to add a row, click the green [+] Add Row button and Save.

Directions Tab:

The direction tab allows you to enter the preparation details for your recipe. Entering content will be similar to website pages or product details.

1. Click on the blue Edit button.

2. Enter the context for your recipe direction. Like other web pages, you can upload images, videos, and links.

3. Click Save.

Feature Product Tab:

The Feature Product Tab allows you to highlight wines or products used in and pair well with your recipe. Related wines/products will appear on the recipe drill-down page below your recipe. To add related wines, you will:

1. Click on the blue Edit button.

2. Then choose your Product by searching your entire list and checking the box.

3. Click Save.

Marketing Tab:

The marketing tab allows you to manage the marketing URL for your recipe page. Marketing URLs are created while you name your Product and allow your customers to easily remember and find your recipes.

1. Click on the blue Edit button.

2. In the Marketing URL field, enter the marketing URL.

3. Enter the Meta Tag Title field. Example:  Recipes - My Recipe.

4. Enter a Meta Tag Description if you want.

5. Click Save.

Adding Recipes to your Website:

The recipes tool automatically creates a recipes page for your site where all the recipes you add will automatically appear. You will want to make sure this page is active and can assign your menu navigation using the page properties section of the page. For more information, please see the Page Properties Documentation.

Additionally, your recipe categories will become available as components. Please see the Inserting Components Documentation for more information on adding recipe category components to a page.

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