Contact Form 7: WordPress Plugin for Contact Pages

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Any Blog, Website or service is incomplete without a contact page. A contact page is basically, where your readers can use to contact you. When it comes to WordPress, there are many contact form WordPress plugin and one of the most simple and smart one is, Contact form 7 plugin. This plugin, is more like activate, copy, paste and ready to go plugin. CF7 plugin is a WordPress Email form plugin which is useful to add contact form on WordPress contact or service pages.

WordPress contact form  7 plugin, comes with multiple contact form options and you can add additional field, for example if you need to get phone number of the sender, you can add another field into your form easily.

Wp contact form 7 Plugin features :

  • Multiple contact form
  • Spam prevention
  • Bot prevention with CAPTCHA
  • Customization enabled

How to configure contact form 7 plugin:

Go to WordPress plugins folder and install contact form 7 WordPress plugin. If you are new to WordPress plugins, read my guide on How to install WordPress Plugin. Once you are done installing the plugin, go to contact form 7 settings by clicking on  left hand side:

If you are creating multiple contact form, you can specify different Emails for delivery. This is useful for those services, who have emailed intended for different department.

In case, if you run a popular blog and get lots of spam, using generate tag feature, you can add captcha into your contact forms. You need to install simple captcha plugin to enable Contact form 7 captcha feature.To show the contact form, you need to add following codes: This may differ depending upon your form no.

[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]

After using Contact form 7 for an year I moved to enhanced WordPress contact form, which is also similar to this Wp plugin but also shows the referring site details of the sender. So for example, if a sender, came to your site via search engine, you will see all the links which he browsed before contacting you. You can also try this WordPress contact form plugin or contact form 7. Personally, after using Enhanced contact form plugin, I would recommend the same to you. Though, CF7 is dead simply and easy to configure and integrate into your blog.

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Do let us know which contact form WordPress plugin are you using on your blog? Do you use Contact form 7 or any other plugin?

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  1. krishna chaitanya says

    hello harsh
    I am from hyderabad..
    thanks for the contact form plugin..
    Can you please tell how to upload files into the FTP account of cpanel..

  2. techprism says

    Nice Plugin but it does not provides more functionality than the Sites like JotForm and all which provide advance options. But Plugin is Nice.

  3. George Serradinho says

    There are many contact plugins and it’s hard to find the right one. I do my best to stay away from ones that use CAPTCHA, there are sometimes when it does not work.

    I remember trying to leave a comment and it kept on saying that the code I was entering is incorrect. I eventually gave up.

    What I would like to mention is the multiple forms, that’s a bonus if you need it for other details.

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