Introducing FoodPress

Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”

Those wise words are from celebrity chef Julia Child, who was never shy about following her passions in life.


Serving up the hottest dishes on

Child was passionate about many things, but especially food — and she shares that in common with bloggers, who publish thousands of mouth-watering recipes and food stories every day.

For that reason, we couldn’t resist building a special new site dedicated to showing off the amazing breadth of food-related posts on Today we’re thrilled to announce FoodPress, the go-to destination for the hottest dishes from bloggers. To help us run the site, we’ve partnered with publishing company Federated Media. Each day, FoodPress features snippets of posts, which is designed to get new people to discover and then click through to a blog.

How to Get Featured?

If you’re wondering how posts are selected for the site, it’s easy: They’re all hand-picked by FoodPress editor Jane Maynard. She finds most of the posts by scouring food-related tag pages like food, recipes, baking, cocktails, and more — so if you’re a food blogger, be sure to use tags on your posts.

We hope you enjoy FoodPress as much as we do. But be forewarned: Viewing the site is known to cause hunger pangs!

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  1. raditherapy

    wow! it’s awesome!

  2. Mark Jepson

    Great stuff.

  3. Mikalee Byerman

    Those of us who are food-challenged love love LOVE this idea!

  4. Pulkit Kaushik

    WOW! This was unexpected!

  5. janemaynard

    I am delighted to be a part of the team! Looking forward to making mouths water daily! :)

  6. Eric

    OMG OMG OMG! I LOVE food and now wordpress is going to feature them!?! My dream come true guys :)

  7. Intelligent Challenge

    Mmmmmmm makes me hungry. Look forward to reading. Good luck.

  8. Ljubomir Gatdula

    I’ll try to write a post about food this month :-)

  9. Bobbie (thevegancrew)

    I don’t use tags. Will categories also be scanned?

  10. lusysunsetgirl

    This sounds delicious! :-) Well done!

  11. Skaperen

    Foodpress should add glutenfree to their “Featured Tags”. Perhaps also other allergies like lactose etc.

  12. bluedolly25

    I love cooking! I’ve been cooking since I was a child. My favorite is deep italian dishes. Have any that is quick and simple?

  13. Piglet in Portugal

    What a great idea! With a name like Piglet you can imagine I love cooking. Look forward to finding other foodies!

  14. Tom Baker

    There are a lot of foodies who blog on WordPress. I’m sure they will love this. Maybe my wife and I should put up some more recipes. WP just keeps getting better and better. Keep it up!

  15. Samantha

    hmm…I’m hungry now:)

  16. Brian Honey

    I smell (no pun intended) other vertical interest areas represented on eventually getting the same type of treatment as Food-related blogs. Say, tech-related or social media-related blogs (ahem… hint, hint) getting their own “xxxxxxxPress” treatment. At least I’m hoping!

    That being said, FoodPress is a great design, and wonderful idea. Anything to showcase the blogs and content… Kudos.

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  18. mrpatrickblog

    Mmmm…. Great idea!

  19. Romi Mardela

    Of course I’ll write it. Especially my traditional country food :)
    Thanks WordPress…

  20. Exodus

    yum! yum! thanks for your serving! :D

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  22. sallybr

    Oh, I would probably pass out if my site was featured! But, it doesn’t hurt to dream, does it? ;-)

  23. Skaperen

    Sometimes I present reciepes in my blog, but it’s all in Norwegian. Anyway, Foodpress can be a great place to find inspiration.

  24. Christy aka Mamarazzi

    Very cool, love this idea!

  25. cOokie

    Nice 8)

  26. Tokeloshe

    Love it!

    Is it just me, but the blog displays completely different in Mozilla Firefox than in I.E.?

    Good luck ;-)

  27. Destination Infinity

    Hey guys,

    Food press is a great idea! Why not have a similar concept with Creative Press? Basically, search engines are very poor in identifying creative stuff (automated search bots searching for keywords and title tags – not my idea of judging creativity!). That’s where WordPress has a great resource – its community of bloggers! Why not hand pick some of the most creative posts from around the WP community and introduce them in various categories?. BTW I appreciate that you got a ‘Vegetarian’ category in FP – I am a great proponent of Vegan food, and happy belated Vegan day for all of you!!

    Destination Infinity

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  29. cwildman

    Great idea, would love my Yorkshire Dales Food Blog to be featured sometime…

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  31. Nikki

    I was wondering when WordPress would do something like this! Awesome! :)

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  34. Ochiudo

    May I suggest the option to add Icons for vegetarian/vegan meals? It would be nice to be able to see on the first gaze wether a recipe contains meat or other animal products, without having to check the list of contents or the tags of each post.

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  36. Cati

    Love this idea! Thanks, WP!

  37. The Beaumeister

    This is just awesome! And the layout used is just so readable, and not to mention yummy!

    I, together with other WP bloggers here, feel that this can be the start of something wonderful that could branch out to other cool stuff such at TechPress, etc. (as previously mentioned)… *dreaming of a collection of featured art, news, photos* … Mmmm!

  38. Gwendolyn Alley aka Art Predator

    I do food AND wine on my Wine Predator blog (and sometimes at Art Predator)–usually both in the same post! Will food press include beverages as well?

    I’ve got a pan de muertos recipe up for today! And a great pumpkin soup with a wine review recently!

    • Stephane Daury

      Yes, beverages (especially when combined with food-related content) might also make it in FoodPress. Impress us, be creative, we might surprise you. :)

  39. zyxn

    Just appealng and fascinatingj–busy brain. God bless.

  40. StruxTravel

    Great idea!

  41. pltprincess

    Great way to group the best of the best then highlight them in one location. Makes the whole user search and find experience much better. Kudos on a great idea.

  42. Umair Ulhaque

    Just waiting for some delicious yummy food from foodpress :P

  43. Mountain Republic

    Why do both the Foodpress links take me to Go Daddy? Do we still need to purchase the domain?

  44. Gabriel Lucas

    That idea is awesomely tasty! Congratulation for this one.

    So, what about a BR Press? Or EDM Press (Eletronic Dance Music)?

    Cheers and keep up the cool work,

    Gabriel Lucas

  45. Olivier Goores

    Do you need to blog in English or are Dutch posts also selected?

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  47. Colleen

    Fantastic stuff. Well done WordPress. I think this is absolutely awesome :)

  48. charlousie

    interesting, really ;)

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  50. Vivek

    This is great news! Glad to have a place to discover new food blogs!

    Vivek’s Epicurean Adventures

  51. doxis

    good job

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  53. Jana Bouc

    Are you interested in sketches/paintings of food too? My sketchgroup meets at restaurants and we draw/paint our food before we eat it. My blog has many such examples under the category Food Sketch.

    Will WordPress being doing something similar for art in the future? Us WP artists would love it!

  54. CraftyStaci

    This is a nice additon. I hope it’s well received and we can look forward to more sites like this one!

  55. dodagrivas

    Delicious! It makes my mouth water.

  56. randelyn webster

    A hearty cheer for! Glad WordPress has decided to do this!
    Thank you!

  57. neurotype

    Reading this post is giving me hunger pangs :D

  58. p_ernille

    A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!! Great idea!

  59. knutalbert

    Don’t forget the beer blogs!

  60. loriechance

    This is really great!

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  62. Modern Ma'am

    hooray! I think those of us who like to help the “food challenged” are equally as thrilled! Another great idea!

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  66. Rokugatsu

    Great idea! You could also do that with games/photography/painting/anime ect!

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  68. trickygirl

    Excellent stuff, I’m always on the lookout for exciting new recipes and this will be a great resource for them. Thanks, WordPress!

  69. kirinjirafa

    Oh this is exciting! Good, good idea!

  70. aplaceforthoughts

    What a great idea! I’ll be checking out all the recipes!

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  72. Kevin Neilson

    A great idea, and well-excecuted, to boot!

  73. Gally Lines ~

    Quite interesting. Is there perhaps a way for WordPress bloggers working on novels, comics, and other writing to have something like this to feature new writers and showcase their work?

  74. Teresa Blackburn, Teresa Blackburn
    Fabulous, great to hear about another great WordPress happening that we can participate in.
    I have used WordPress for my food blog for some time now and love it ease of use and style. Congrats.

  75. Dzulqarnain

    looks delicious

  76. jean-philippe

    Cool :D

  77. Jan Forrester

    This is a great idea.
    As it is backed by a publishing company, Federated Media, will selected food blogs be paid for their unique content? What are the copyright provisions, ie will those who wrote the blog own copyright? It’s great to be published, but generally writers get financial recompense and copyright.
    Can you clarify this, it would be much appreciated.

    • Joy Victory

      Hi Jan,

      Not sure you quite understand how FoodPress works — have you checked out the site? Nothing is reprinted. It all goes straight to blogs.

  78. Mary

    Great Idea, how wonderful!

  79. linda shiue

    Excellent! I am excited to find other food bloggers and foodies on wordpress. Thank you.

  80. OYDK Magazine

    OMG i LOOOOOVE food:) Can’t wait to start contributing! This time of year is so perfect for cooking…and eating!

  81. leafandink

    This is really exciting to me cuz I love creating new recipes and discovering others creations. I come from a long family line of amazing foodies. Got it in the genes!

    Blessings on your new adventure in food!

  82. passionateaboutbaking

    WOW…so glad I just transferred to WordPress. I just love how dynamic it is, and I ♥ the very idea of FoodPress!

  83. shane3x

    And now we wait for

  84. BrittanyAmelia

    awesomeness! :D

  85. RandomizeME

    Yeah, there were so many food blogs getting featured on Freshly Pressed that I think it’s inevitable to give them their own featured site.

  86. barrycyrus

    Ain’t this awesome?! :)

  87. Teresa Blackburn from Nashville, Tennessee says congratulation on this new adventure in the world of all things edible.

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  89. Woman China

    YAY!!! More foods from around the world to try!!! I wonder if they would make sub categories too???

  90. dvr

    welcome some indian too i hope

  91. Kaja Koppang

    I live in the middle of no where in Tanzania as we speak and maybe what I miss the most is cooking good and tasty food and spices -this will be an ugly teaser! Love this site!!

  92. macalba

    What an excellent idea – though I am surprised that there’s not a full-text RSS feed (or, if there is one, I haven’t found it).

  93. LadyLindy

    I’m already hungry :)

  94. thecompletecookbook

    Yippee – what fabulous news – thanks WordPress for FoodPress! I am thrilled and hope that my blog has some of the qualities you are looking for. :-) Mandy

  95. Michael

    I’m waiting for the dessert! :)

  96. kenjang

    Ain’t this awesome ?

  97. Michael

    Foodpress should include a category for restaurant blogs.

  98. bareheart

    Delicious welcome from wordpress team … on just the 2nd day of my blogging! Yup, just awesome. And then to dream of being featured … ooh wow, what motivation. Thanks!

  99. Netty Gritty

    How about photopress, artpress and music press? :)

  100. athomewithrebecka

    I’ve just recently began the process of switching my food blog from blogspot to WordPress. I look forward to using all the tools and features at WordPress and hope to get featured on FoodPress!!


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