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How To Visit Www.food.com

Introduction

When you look up the word food in a standard dictionary or on Wikipedia, it clearly states that it is a thing, something which most living things on our planet need for survival. No single entity on  Earth has exclusive rights to the word food, although people and businesses may have the knowledge and own the tools to cultivate and grow food in the physical world. In the virtual arena of the Internet, the www.food.com domain is owned by a company called Scripps Networks. When you visit www.food.com to look up recipe ideas or hear culinary commentary from master chefs, you coming on to an Internet property that, that you are more than welcome to browse as a guest. If you feel a bit lost during at the home page of www.food.com, you can try out several techniques to make your visit more enjoyable and less confusing.

 

Step 1

Open your Internet browser and navigate to the www.food.com website, as you would any other website. Click on the Site Tour link, which usually located at the bottom of the Web page. Read and follow the intuitive instructions as you interact with the Web page. 

For example, The Basics section explains the evolution of the www.food.com website, as is often the case with virtual Internet properties. Websites are often sold by the original developer to another company or venture capitalist who sees potential in the website. The www.food.com page describes how the website got its beginnings as Recipe Zaar in 1999. This is important to know, especially if you are wonder what happened to a website that has disappeared from the face of the planet.

The Get Involved section makes the www.food.com website take on a more humanistic and social feel. This section explains how you can interact with other visitors to the website on what is commonly called discussion boards or message boards.

Lastly, the Why Sign Up section gives you additional reasoning for creating an online profile for yourself in the www.food.com domain. The process is free, and it may benefit you in the way of getting sales and promotions emailed to your address from various food companies in the way of coupons.

 

Step 2

Click on the Site Map link at the bottom of the www.food.com website. This gives you a directly link to almost every publicly accessible section on the website. You can actually use this Site Map suggestion for just about any new website that you visit, to help you get an idea of the structure of the website. You might find sections that you never thought existed.

Step 3

Access the FAQ, or Frequently Asked Questions, section of the www.food.com website. Here again, if you are confused about how to use the website, odds are other people may have the same frustrations. The developers of www.food.com collect and answer the most common questions that they have gotten from past visitors and then post them in a place that future visitors can find the answers, too.

Step 4

Use the Contact Us section on the www.food.com website to send and receive emails to the staff about how to visit and use the website.

Step 5

Visit the parent company's website, scrippsnetworks.com, to find the link to the www.food.com website. This method also gives you access to other popular food destinations on the web which are under the same company, including HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network and the Cooking Channel.

Sources and Citations

  1. Food.com - Thousands Of Free Recipes From Home Chefs With Recipe Ratings, Reviews And Tips. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.food.com/>.
  2. "Site Tour - Food.com." Food.com - Thousands Of Free Recipes From Home Chefs With Recipe Ratings, Reviews And Tips. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.food.com/sitetour1.do>.
  3. "Site Map - Food.com." Food.com - Thousands Of Free Recipes From Home Chefs With Recipe Ratings, Reviews And Tips. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.food.com/sitemap.do>.
  4. Scripps Networks Interactive: The Leader in Lifestyle Media. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.scrippsnetworks.com/>.
  5. "Scripps Networks Interactive: Terms of Use." Scripps Networks Interactive: The Leader in Lifestyle Media. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.scrippsnetworks.com/terms.aspx>.
  6. "FAQs - Food.com." Food.com - Thousands Of Free Recipes From Home Chefs With Recipe Ratings, Reviews And Tips. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.food.com/help/faq>.
  7. "Contact Us - Food.com." Food.com - Thousands Of Free Recipes From Home Chefs With Recipe Ratings, Reviews And Tips. Web. 09 Feb. 2012. <http://www.food.com/about/contactus.zsp>.
By Adri Buckminster, published at 02/10/2012
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