Lemon & Limes - Personal Food Blog WordPress Theme

Lemon & Limes - Personal Food Blog WordPress Theme

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Bright, vibrant, refreshing – this is what Lemon & Limes brings to your food blog.

Lemon & Limes is a clean and neat personal blog theme specially designed for food bloggers, cooking enthusiasts and small food businesses. It is ideal for food bloggers who are looking for a stylish way to present their content. It is bright and clean as the summer sun, warm and full of vitality, and delightful, best fit for food blogs focusing on light meals, salads, healthy juices and organic food.

Lemon & Limes provides rich blog styles and layouts. And it is easy to create and manage your recipes. The theme is compatible with popular plugins such as WooCommerce, MailChimp for WordPress, Contact Form 7, and more. With WordPress customizer, you can easily change colors, fonts, and more theme appearance with instant preview.

12 Pre Designed Demos

Select a demo and import it to your website with simple click. The layouts in different demos can be combined.

Friendly & Powerful Recipe Management

Powered by WP Recipe Maker, the most popular free recipe plugin with 50000+ active users. You can present your recipes step by step with photos, including all necessary recipe meta. Readers can review, rate, print and share recipes. And it uses schema.org/Recipe JSON-LD metadata optimised for Google Recipe search.

Instant Search Recipe Index

Display all recipes on the Recipe Index page, with instant Ajax search and filters. Readers can enter keywords to search, or filter recipes by categories/cuisines/courses.

Fully Compatible with Elementor

Since version 2.0, Lemon & Limes is 100% compatible with Elementor – One of the most popular WordPress page builders. Elementor-version demo data are included in the theme.

WordPress 5 & Gutenberg Ready

Lemon & Limes is ready for WordPress 5 and the new intuitive drag and drop core editor – Gutenberg, to make sure that you will have a smooth writing experience.

Promotion & Advertising

Monetize your food blog with Lemon & Limes . You can insert advertisement (custom image with link or Google AdSense scripts) into different places across the website (please refer to theme documentation). Wanna promote your products or events? Just use our built-in home widgets: Call To Action and Featured Boxes.

Sell on Your Food Blog

Lemon & Limes is compatible with WooCommerce. Build your own online shop and start selling now.

Regular Updates

Created and maintained by active Elite author. Update regularly of continuously improve our products. When an update is available, you can update the theme directly from your WordPress dashboard with simple clicks. No hassle to download and upload manually.

Full Feature List

  • Instant Ajax Search & Filter for Recipe Index page.
  • Category Index page for displaying selected quick links to recipes.
  • Readers can rate, print, share recipes.
  • Informative cooking steps with photos.
  • Google Rich Snippets, improve search ranking and SEO.
  • A separate Blog Page for displaying all your non-recipe posts.
  • Engage with readers by displaying more related recipe posts after each post.
  • Flexible theme options to create different layouts and styles.
  • Easily customize the theme and instant previews with Customizer.
  • Fully responsive design, and retina ready. Sharp and beautiful on any device.
  • Featured recipes in Homepage Top Slider with 6 different layouts.
  • Multiple Posts Layouts to create diversity.
  • 10 Home Widgets to create your own unique homepage. Each home widgets contains many options for content, layout and appearance.
  • 4 site header layouts with color choices. Supports mega menu (displays latest posts with thumbnails in the drop down menu).
  • Light & Dark color schemes. Custom accent color.
  • Unlimited colors for most elements.
  • Sticky site header.
  • Standard pagination, Load More pagination, Infinite Scroll pagination.
  • Options to hide or show post meta.
  • 9 Single Post Templates. 18 variations can be created by swapping the position of featured image and header text.
  • Supported post format: Standard, Gallery, Video. Showcase your recipes in different ways.
  • Show views count & like count for each post.
  • Sticky sidebar while scrolling the page. Show or hide sidebar on each page/post.
  • Options to customize each type of archive pages: Category / Tag / Author / Date Based.
  • 7 custom widgets to add additional content and features to widget areas.
  • Justified gallery and slider gallery in page/post content.
  • Support for multiple advertizing placement. Google AdSense ready.
  • 900 + Google Fonts included.
  • Fullwidth Instagram Feed in site footer.
  • Compatible with Elementor.
  • Compatible with WooCommerce.
  • Compatible with Contact Form 7.
  • Compatible with MailChimp for WordPress. Get more email subscribers with well-styled newsletter signup form.
  • RTL languages support.
  • Built with HTML5 & CSS3. SCSS files included
  • Optimized page speed and performance with good structure and well-written code.
  • SEO friendly. Compatible with Yoast SEO.
  • Translation ready. .pot file included.
  • Compatible with WPML & Polylang
  • Child theme included.
  • Detailed online documentation.

Pre-sale Questions

If you are not sure whether the theme has a specific feature you need, please check our Online Documentation, browse demos, read item description on this page. If you cannot find an answer, please leave a comment.

Need Our Support?

Please feel free to contact us if you encounter any issue related to the theme. To speed along the support request, please follow this guide.

How long does it take for LoftOcean support to reply to your support request?

We provide support for our customers Monday to Friday: 10 AM to 6 PM (UTC+10). Support requests will be processed in the order received.

  • Usually we reply to all requests within 24 hours.
  • However, sometimes we may receive a large number of requests, or some questions are complicated and require in-depth research to answer. In the above two cases, it may take more than 24 hours for us to respond.
  • If it is a weekend, our response time may take 48 hours or more.


Images used in the demo sites are not included in the download package. You can find them on unsplash.com. When importing a demo, images will be replaced with image placeholders.

WordPress.org & WordPress.com

For any theme on ThemeForest, you need a self-hosted WordPress website (WordPress.org) to upload and install the theme. If you use wordpress.com, Business Plan is the only plan that WordPress.com allows you to upload a WordPress theme or plugin.


Version 2.1.0 – November 11, 2022

* Fixed: Theme's built-in blocks not rendering correctly in the Gutenberg editor for WP 6.1
* Fixed: Minor CSS issues in the Gutenberg editor for WP 6.1
* Updated: Required Plugin Lemon & Limes Extension updated to v2.1

Version 2.0.0 – November 1, 2022

* New: Fully compatible with Elementor
* New: Includes demo data for Elementor version
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Blog
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Featured Slider
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Posts Carousel
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Featured Category
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Promo Blocks
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Search & Keywords
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Section Title
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Instagram
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Site Logo
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Button
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Navigation Menu
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Mobile Menu Toggle
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Social Menu
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Search
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Image Gallery
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Video Block
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Sidebar
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Contact Form 7
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - MailChimp for WP
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Mini Cart
* New: Lemon&Limes Elementor Widget - Products
* New: Header Builder
* New: Custom Blocks
* New: Option to select a custom site header created via Header Builder
* New: Option to select a custom site footer created via Custom Blocks
* New: Elementor Column Color Scheme option
* New: Elementor Column Order option
* New: Customizer > General > New sub section: Category Links Color
* Updated: Required Plugin Lemon & Limes Extension updated to v2.0

Version 1.1.3 – June 5, 2022

* New: Posts - Option to change the number of columns on mobile
* New: Option to reverse the order of the comment list and comment form
* New: Option to hide page header image for Category/Tag archive pages
* Fixed: Home Widget - Featured Category - Sortable selection not working with East Asian text
* Fixed: Home Widget - Custom Content - Color could not be changed to "Custom" 
* Fixed: Minor CSS Issues
* Updated: Required Plugin Lemon & Limes Extension updated to v1.1.3

Version 1.1.2 – February 12, 2022

* Fixed: Conflict with Smash Balloon Instagram Feed (v6.0.1) update
* Fixed: Customizer style issue in WordPress 5.9 that prevented home widgets from moving
* Updated: Required Plugin Lemon & Limes Extension updated to v1.1.2

Version 1.1.1 – December 9, 2021

* Fixed: Widgets checkbox does not work properly in the Customizer 
* Updated: Required Plugin Lemon & Limes Extension updated to v1.1.1

Version 1.1.0 – November 17, 2021

* Fixed: Minor CSS Issues
* Fixed: Warning messages may appear in the backend when using some page builder plugins 
* Updated: Required Plugin Lemon & Limes Extension updated to v1.1

Version 1.0.0 – September 25, 2021

* Initial Public Release.