SocialChef – Social Recipe WordPress Theme Free Download

SocialChef is a beautiful, clean and responsive WordPress theme that comes with advanced search and front-end submissions as well as community features such as member profiles and activity feeds. Want to feature chefs and recipes? You got it! This theme will definitely help you build a robust and lively food social community quickly.


  • Responsive Layout
  • Clean and Modern Design
  • SEO Optimized
  • compatible
  • Translation & WPML Ready
  • BuddyPress & bbPress Fully Integrated
  • WooCommerce support
  • Front-End Recipe Submissions
  • Advanced Search
  • Extensive Theme Options
  • RTL support
  • 1566 Premium Font Icons
  • 12 Predefined Color Schemes
  • and much more

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22 August 2015

 - Upgraded widgets to WP4.3 and PHP5.0 standard - Fixed pinterest image_uri problem in widget share - Several css issues fixed 


26 June 2015

 -Security update for the prettyPhoto plugin 

19 June 2015

 - Introduced better rounding for fraction display introduced (where in 0.33 before was shown as 33/100 it is now shown as 1/3 which is more appropriate) - Added tag archive template for listing archive of posts by tag. - Allow commas to be used in ingredient/nutritional amount fields for decimal separator instead of dot. - Always show call to action instead of just to logged out users. - Fixed saving of featured user (when user is unmarked as featured). - WooCommerce right sidebar issue resolved. - Fixed comment date issue where all comments were showing the date of the post instead of date of comment. - Fixed several css issues. - Improved responsive css. - Replaced SocialChef in Numbers icons with FontAwesome icons. - Fixed avatar cropping issues to be in line with BuddyPress 2.3 improvements. - Introduced 800x600 and 400x300 image sizes and better image cropping (Note: users should use "Force regenerate thumbnails" plugin to regenarate thumbnails after this fix). 

v1.2: 24 April 2015

 - Added print button to single recipe page. - Added fractional frontend display of ingredient and nutritional value amounts to single recipe page. - Fixed My Account -> My recipes pagination 404 error in BuddyPress member profiles. - Added category count/number limit to category list widget. - Added script to equalize heights of recipes and posts in card list mode. - Removed var_dump code from login screen when error is encountered. - Added feature to email admin when recipe is submitted from frontend. - Added dynamic sidebar selection to all custom pages. When a page is created or updated, user can select placement of sidebars to be shown on said page. - Fixed bug where apostrophe ' submitted from front end turned into ' escaped apostrophe. - Updated code so that only super admins can mark users as featured. - Added SSL support fix for page-user-login.php. - Users can now save recipes as draft even when admin has marked recipes to be published immediatelly upon submission - Fixed home page intro widget so it shows different message to users when they are logged in as opposed to when they are logged out. - Added recipe count to buddypress member profile menu. - Added option to set sidebar position for all woocommerce pages. - Added WooCommerce support - Added 1566 Premium vector icons - Rewritten RTL stylesheet - Resolved several css issues - Updated SampleData - Updated Documentation  The following two fixes are in relation to the following post: - Properly escaped add_query_arg calls with esc_url and esc_url_raw (fixes possible vulnerability) - Upgraded TGM-Plugin-Activation to 2.4.1 to properly escape add_query_arg (fixes possible vulnerability) 

v1.11: 22 January 2015

 - Fixed front end submit autosuggest for ingredients and nutritional info broken after last upgrade. - Fixed so that favorited recipes shows up in My favorite recipes even when user is not author of same. - Fixed call to action link on home page. - Several small css issues fixed. 

v1.1: 15 January 2015

 - Added compatibility for our recipes and blog posts. - Added "Add to favorites" and "Remove from favorites" feature when BuddyPress is used. - Added "My recipes" and "My favorites" feature in buddypress user dashboard (frontend). - Added decimals for ingredient amounts. - Fixed issue with recipe front-end submit not working if "immediate publish" is disabled. - Translation for "Back to top" was missing in two templates. Fixed. - Capitalized difficulty name when displayed in single-recipe.php - Fixed bbpress breadcrumbs home link. - Intro image height fix. - Fixed More recipes link on home not going anywhere when Theme option is properly set. - Switched recipe instructions and ingredients in mobile/tablet view, so that now ingredients show up first - Improved print output for single recipe 

Official release: 13 December 2014

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