Contact Form 7 Plugin: For Contact Us Page in WordPress Blogs
Do you own a WordPress blog and don’t know how to add a contact form to it, if you are looking for answers to similar problems; I’m going to help you in fixing them. We must have a Contact Form on our websites and blogs so that our readers can communicate with us properly. When we talk about adding a contact form to WordPress, there are lots of plugins available one can try. As far as I’m concerned, I’m using Contact Form 7 Plugin on Bloggers Passion blog. You can see this Plugin live in action on Bloggers Passion here.
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How to Install Contact Form 7 Plugin on WordPress Blogs
Installation of contact Form 7 is very similar to other WordPress plugins. Here is the step by step process you need to follow to install this plugin on your WordPress blog:
Step 1: Go to Plugins section and Click Add New
Step 1: Make search with Contact Form 7 in the search box available and click Install Now link available against Contact Form 7.
Step 1: Click Ok against Are You Sure You Want to Install This Plugin Popup and Click on Active Plugin to activate this Plugin into Your WordPress plugins directory.
Click this link to download the latest version of this Plugin directly from WordPress plugins directory.
How to use Contact Form 7 Plugin in WordPress
After Contact Form 7 installation, it’s time to use it. This plugin will not only help us add a Contact form on a page of our choice but also can be used to include contact form in our blog posts as well. You just need to add the following code on a page or post where you want to show this Form into your WordPress blog:
You need to go to Contact Form 7 Setting Page available in your WordPress Dashboard to customize it as per your requirement. You can add text field, Email field, drop down menu, check boxes, radio buttons and captcha etc to customize your contact us form page. Here is a screenshot showing Contact Form 7 Customization Window in action.
Contact Form 7 Features
There are lots of benefits you will enjoy once you start using this contact form plugin for WordPress.
- It can be used to show contact form on a page, post and text widget content
- It can be customized to great extent. Like you can add lots of additional fields as per your need.
- You can use Captcha to make sure spammers are unable to contact you through their automated emails.
- You can show multiple Contact Forms on your blog
Are you using Contact Form 7 plugin or any other plugin on your WordPress blog to showcase contact us form. How is your experience with them, please share in the comments section below.