Plugins 010 – Contact Form 7 Plugin

Today we’re covering the Contact Form 7 plugin to add custom contact forms to WordPress.

Key features include:

  • Solid set of field types (radio, checkbox, dropdown, listbox, email,  etc…)
  • Email admin(s) of form submission
  • Ability to attach files
  • Captcha image to prevent SPAM form submissions
  • Easily customizable (as long as you know html/css)
  • Translated to over 30 languages
  • Works with WordPress 2.7 (latest version as of this writing)

The plugin is developed by Takayuki Miyoshi. To learn more about Contact Form 7 plugin, please visit http://ideasilo.wordpress.com/2007/04/30/contact-form-7/.

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5 Responses to “Plugins 010 – Contact Form 7 Plugin”

  1. sean Says:

    Very nice! I used this on http://www.cinci.me in a couple spots… Big fan :)

    Your podcast helped :D

  2. Optimera Hemsidan Says:

    I really like this plugin as well, I used it on my site http://www.optimerahemsidan.se and i really like it so far. However I just wonder what the plugin creator get out of it creating these free plugins. I have heard the add their own “hidden” links in the plugin code so they gain popularity when people use the plugin. Is this really true?

  3. angelo Says:

    Not so much with plugins, but Themes seem to have these hidden links/code/advertisements in them more often than not. If the plugin comes from wordpress.org/extend/plugins/, then it is relatively safe of those kind of links. All plugins are welcome to include a link for accepting donations though, and that is a standard acceptable thing to do for Open Source development.

  4. Jocelyn Mozak Says:

    This plugin is a staple in my designs. It is so simple to use and easy to configure. It sure beats having to hand code forms.

  5. Keith Davis Says:

    I’m in the process of setting up a wordpress CMS site locally using XAMPP.
    I installed Cformsll and tried to get it to send me an email… tried everything but no joy.
    So I tried Contact form 7, worked first time

    Contact form 7 is simple to setup and it has an easy CSS stylesheet that you can change to match your theme.

    For a great video on setting up Contact form 7, try this…

    http://www.idiotproofblogging.com/wordpress/contact-form-7-wordpress-install-tutorial.html

    For me? Contact form 7 every time.

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