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: 5.0.4
Last updated: September 4, 2018 (1 month ago)
Tested up to (WP version): WP 4.9.8
Downloaded: 93,195,269
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.

Privacy Notices

With the default configuration, this plugin, in itself, does not:

  • track users by stealth;
  • write any user personal data to the database;
  • send any data to external servers;
  • use cookies.

If you activate certain features in this plugin, the contact form submitter’s personal data, including their IP address, may be sent to the service provider. Thus, confirming the provider’s privacy policy is recommended. These features include:

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



Screenshots:


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Other notes:




Latest Change log entry:


  • Specifies the capability_type argument explicitly in the register_post_type() call to fix the privilege escalation vulnerability issue.
  • Local File Attachment – disallows the specifying of absolute file paths referring to files outside the wp-content directory.
  • Config Validator – adds a test item to detect invalid file attachment settings.
  • Fixes a bug in the JavaScript fallback function for legacy browsers that do not support the HTML5 placeholder attribute.
  • Acceptance Checkbox – unsets the form-tag’s do-not-store feature.


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.

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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.

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