Jul 262011
 
WordPress Plugin Name: Contact Form 7
Plugin URL:https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/

Plugin Author: Takayuki Miyoshi
WordPress profile: Takayuki Miyoshi
Plugin version: 4.9.1
Last updated: October 31, 2017 (3 weeks ago)
Tested up to (WP version): WP 4.9
Downloaded: 65,529,200
Rating: 5 (out of 5)

Description


Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.

Docs & Support

You can find docs, FAQ and more detailed information about Contact Form 7 on contactform7.com. If you were unable to find the answer to your question on the FAQ or in any of the documentation, you should check the support forum on WordPress.org. If you can’t locate any topics that pertain to your particular issue, post a new topic for it.

Contact Form 7 Needs Your Support

It is hard to continue development and support for this free plugin without contributions from users like you. If you enjoy using Contact Form 7 and find it useful, please consider making a donation. Your donation will help encourage and support the plugin’s continued development and better user support.

Recommended Plugins

The following plugins are recommended for Contact Form 7 users:

  • Flamingo by Takayuki Miyoshi – With Flamingo, you can save submitted messages via contact forms in the database.
  • Bogo by Takayuki Miyoshi – Bogo is a straight-forward multilingual plugin that doesn’t cause headaches.

Translations

You can translate Contact Form 7 on translate.wordpress.org.



FAQ


Do you have questions or issues with Contact Form 7? Use these support channels appropriately.

  1. Docs
  2. FAQ
  3. Support Forum

Support

Installation Instructions

  1. Upload the entire contact-form-7 folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

You will find ‘Contact’ menu in your WordPress admin panel.

For basic usage, you can also have a look at the plugin web site.



Screenshots:


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Other notes:




Latest Change log entry:


  • Code using create_function() has been removed to avoid security risks and warnings given when using with PHP 7.2+.
  • Display the notice of config validation again to encourage admins to apply some important validation items recently added.
  • REST API endpoint returns more specific HTTP status code 409 instead of 400.
  • Fixed appearance of configuration error signs in the Additional Settings tab.


Tags:


contact, contact form, email, feedback, form

+ Jason's Comments

Very popular, it is kept up-to-date and is easy to manage. I add Flamingo plugin to record submits to database and Really Simple CAPTCHA or WP ReCaptcha and Contact Form 7 Honeypot for bot and spam blocking.

Website Optimization and Maintenance

There are a few ways to optimize and speed up your website for viewers and search engines: database clean up, image optimization, page / script compression, CPU / server load optimization, server file caching and utilize browser caching.

I provide website tune ups on request and recommend a schedule for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Page Speed optimization.

Optimization is best applied together with website security and protection and backup and maintenance.