Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Food blogs in the wild, part of Start with a Theme: Food Blogs in WordPress.
When building a food blog, or any blog for that matter, it's important to have a…clear idea of what type of content you're going to be posting first.…The type or types of content you'll put on your site will dictate the type theme you…choose and also help you narrow down your options.…It's also important to look at what other people are doing and pick up on the trends…in the field. Because if you're going to launch…something like a food blog, which a lot of people do, it's important to make sure…that you fit in with the current trends and that you are doing what other people…are doing, so that you don't look like something completely different.…
The best way to do that is to look at some popular food blogs.…This will give us an indication of what the trends are and also what works and…what doesn't work. And we can find some very strong trends on…these food blogs, the first one being heavy use of large images.…As you can see on this blog, there's a huge image spanning across the entire…screen that you can scroll through. And when you scroll further down, you'll…
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