There are lots of plugins in WordPress which are used to create forms. But Contact Form 7 is one of the best plugins. Contact Form 7 is used to create simple and complex forms in WordPress. How to install Contact Form 7 we have already discussed. Now we will discuss how to create forms using contact form 7.
Create Forms Using Contact Form 7.
Just after installing the Contact Form 7 plugin, you’ll see a default form named “Contact form 1”, and a shortcode like this:
[pullquote animation="fadeInUp" align="left or right"]contact-form-7 id="1234" title="Contact form 1"[/pullquote]
Copy this code. Then, open the edit menu of the page (‘Pages’ > ‘Edit’) into which you wish to place the contact form. Paste the code you copied into the contents of the page. Now your form setup is complete. Visitors to your site can now find the form and start submitting messages to you.
Next, let’s see how you can customize your form and mail content.
Customize The Form
The default form is too simple. You can edit the form from the admin screen and add other fields.
To add fields to the form, make tags for them and insert them into the ‘Form’ field.
You can edit mail templates in the ‘Mail’ field set as you did with the form template.
In the mail, [your-name] will be replaced by the user’s input, which is submitted through the corresponding form field, which, in this case, is [text* your-name].
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