Creating a Recipe Index

Creating Your First (Alphabetical) Index

An index adds structure to your site, you can make several different types. Here’s how to do the alphabetical one:

1. Under Zip Recipes menu click Recipe Indexes:

2. Click Create New Recipe Index:

3. Click Save. This will create an alphabetical index:

4. Now, let’s show the index in a page. Copy the shortcode by highlighting, right clicking on it and then clicking Copy:

5. Create a new Page by clicking Pages > Add New menu:

6. Add a title like Recipe Index and then paste the shortcode in the body:

7. Publish it.

8. View the published page.

9. You should see your first index page. As you can see it’s categorized alphabetically:

 

Creating a Category-based Index

1. Under Zip Recipes menu click Recipe Indexes:

2. Click Create New Recipe Index:

3. Select Recipe category under Group recipes using

4. Click Save. This will create a category index.

5. Copy the shortcode by highlighting, right clicking on it and then clicking Copy:

6. Create a new Page by clicking Pages > Add New menu:

7. Add a title like Category Index and paste the shortcode here:

8. Publish it.

9. View the published page.

10. Now you’ll see you recipes grouped by category that they were saved in:

11. For example, my Chicken Paprika recipe has the category Hungarian and it shows up under Hungarian in the Index page:

 

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