It seems that restaurants are getting a ton of love this year with a bunch of restaurant-related WordPress businesses have cropped up as well as seeing WordPress.com open up it’s own vertical.
It’s getting even better now with a native integration between Locu, a menu system for users and site owners, and WordPress.com powered sites. Embedding a Locu shortcode is as easy as a few clicks and their Locu-powered Menu will automatically appear on their site.
I can imagine that this will be a boon for restaurant owners and site managers who are trying to maximize the limited amount of time they have to manage their business. What is Locu? 60 seconds and you’ll have the idea:
Locu additionally shares that the embed will help with SEO as well:
The new WordPress embeds also come with a number of menu templates and, Locu stresses, should also provide some SEO enhancements on the site because it automatically embeds the “menu and price list metadata into the body of the website, increasing the likelihood of items being found online by potential customers.”
Here’s an example site that’s using it simply:
The implementation isn’t bad and if I was a restaurant owner I’d take a serious look at this technology.