Recommended Plugins

Augustan integrates with carefully-researched, best-in class plugins to provide you with all the functionality you need to build great restaurant websites.

By leveraging outstanding plugins where they exist, and building them where they don’t, I’m able to provide you with a powerful range of functionality that is built to last.

Quickly install and activate the recommended plugins. Or read on below to learn more about what they offer.

Five Star Plugins - Layout Control

This plugin helps you build great homepage layouts. The FAQ includes more details on how to use it.

Five Star Restaurant Menu

Quickly build and manage your restaurant menus with this free plugin developed by Five Star Plugins.

Read the user guide.

Five Star Restaurant Reservations

Accept restaurant reservations and table bookings online. Quickly confirm or reject bookings, send email notifications, set booking times and more.

Built by Five Star Plugins, my flagship plugin receives wildly positive reviews.

Read the user guide.

Business Profile

Display your business’s contact details with seo-friendly markup. Another plugin built by Five Star Plugins to provide commonly neglected SEO features for local businesses.

Read the user guide.

Five Star Restaurant Reviews

Add reviews and testimonials to your website and easily display them using search-engine-friendly Schema markup.

Read the user guide.

Ninja Forms

Ninja Forms is a powerful, free form builder that’s great for putting up a contact form on your site – or just about anything else you can throw at it.

Most restaurants won’t need it’s vast suite of extensions, but it’s good to know they’re there if you need them.

Watch a quick video on building your form or view the full documentation.

Yoast SEO

There’s no special integration with Yoast SEO, because the plugin works great out of the box. But I recommend it for producing sitemaps and boosting your site’s SEO.

Learn more about the leading SEO plugin for WordPress sites.

Event Organiser

Create and maintain events with Event Organiser, a powerful and performant events platform that’s great for restaurants.

Use this plugin to put up a fully-featured event calendar or just to display a list of upcoming events.

Read the user documentation.

WP Featherlight

A simple, no-fuss lightbox for your photo galleries. Avoid the big, bloated photo galleries. They’ll just slow you down.

All you need to do to get your images to show in a lightbox is is install and activate this plugin, then set the Link To option to Media File when creating galleries.

It’s dead simple once you know how. Here’s a quick tutorial.