How to add a contact form in WordPress

Contact form is very important and a must have page for any website. Visitors can easily reach you  through a contact form. As you know that contact form is usually very dirty, i mean the form codes. But in WordPress you can easily create and have a contact form on your website through using a plugin.

Contact form 7 is the most popular WordPress contact form plugin on the web. You can download Contact form 7 from Install the plugin and you will get Contact form 7 Settings at WordPress admin area. If you do not know how to install plugin then you can learn it here.

So, after installing the plugin, you will see this at admin area:


Now click on Contact forms, then you will see the below screen. Here a default contact form will be created automatically while installing the plugin though you can create unlimited forms on your site.


Contact form 7 shortcode


Look, there is a shortcode like this. You can edit the from or you can start creating a contact page using the above shortcode.

Now, copy that shortcode and paste in any page you want to create as contact form. The email address will be the admin email address that you have input while installing WordPress. but you can change the receiver email address, you need to click on Edit after hovering over the shortcode so you will get this screen.


Contact Form Edit Screen


Now click on Mail tab and insert your desired email address in the To field. and you are set, you will start receiving emails.

There are many form out there in the market but amongst all, Contact form 7 is the most simple and effective plugin for WordPress. Let me know if you have any issue dealing with it.

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