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How to add contact form using wordpress plugin in 5 minutes

How to add contact form and get vistor's enquiry using plugin in wordpress

Do you want your visitor's enquiry from your wordpress blog? If yes, then there is very simple steps to add contact form in wordpress.

We have to use a wordpress plugin "Contact Form 7" to create a contact form or any type form in wordpress. We can also create a registration form using this plugin.

This plugin can be easily customized according to our needs.

"Contact Form 7” is an open source free plugin. It means the web developer can customize the plugin functionalities according to your needs. Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms and also you can customize the form according to your needs.


Security in wordpress contact form

The Contact Form 7 plugin provides several types of spam protection modules to effectively block submission by spammers.

The recipient email address, subject, messages can also be customized very easily. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on. There is captcha security implemented in this plugin. With Contact Form 7’s reCAPTCHA (v3) integration ability, you can protect your contact forms from spambots.

Main features of Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 is one of the popular wordpress plugin to create a good form. Some of its best features are following: Create a contact form within 5 minutes Just like other parts of Contact Form 7, its spam-filtering feature is designed to be highly customizable. Multiple contact forms can be created Fields of forms such as name, email, subject, messages can be easily customizable New fields can be added Use markup to alter mail content Can add additional functionality Add forms into any pages, posts or wordpress text widgets.

How to install contact form 7 plugin on your wordpress blog

Here is the simple steps to add contact form 7 on your wordpress blog

Step 1. Login in your wordpress website.

Step 2. Click on "Plugins" -> "Add New"

Step 3. Type the word "Contact Form" in the search field

Step 4. Click on "Install Now" option

Step 5. Click on "Active Plugin"

Now "Contact Form 7" is listed in your plugin list

Step 6. Click "Contact" -> "Contact Form 7"

Step 7. Click "Edit" option

Step 7. As we mentioned above the fields of this form is customizable. These are the fields of default form.

Step 8. The recipient email of this form is also customizable.

Step 9. We can customize the sender's message.

Step 10. Now Save the form.


How to insert contact form 7 in wordpress widget

However, It can also be inserted in posts and pages. Here I am showing, How to insert in wordpress widgets. Same process can be applied to insert in posts and pages.

Step 1. Click on "Contact" -> "Contact Forms"

Step 2. Copy the shortcode which is highlighted

Step 3. Click "Appearance" -> Widgets

Step 4. Drag the "Text Widget" to the section where you want to display. Here I am going to display below "Recent Posts"

Step 5. Now type the title of the form and paste the shortcode in the textarea.

Now refresh your blog or website.

Do you have any question about wordpress contact form. Send us message. I will glad to help you.





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