How to add a contact form in WordPress

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Plugins | Comments Off on How to add a contact form in WordPress

Many times in websites we see there is no way to contact the company, ask questions or leave a comment. Contact forms are essential for anyone interested in your products, services or simply to ask you something about the product or the company.

With a contact form, you will give a service. And if you have a contact form your visitors can fill it out and send you a message and you automatically get an email with the message in your inbox. In this way, you can get in touch with your subscribers, create good relations with them and resolve any questions they have.

If we had to program our web page with HTML or something similar, we would need a code to create the contact form, something easy for programmers but not for anyone.

But if you have WordPress everything is very different!

In this article you will learn how to add a contact form to your posts or pages in less than 5 minutes.

Check out the following video to learn how to do it with a simple plugin, Contact Form 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wy70WGCjMY4

As you can see, it is an easy and quick process. What you need is a plugin called "Contact Form 7”, a free plugin that can be downloaded from the WordPress site.

Steps to insert a contact form with Contact Form 7

1. Install the plugin on Contact on the left side of your Dashboard, click Add New.

2. Then select the language and the main menu.

3. Add a name to the form

4. If necessary, modify the fields that are already included. (You can also add a new phone or anything that you want).

5. Add the email addresses to which you want the messages to be sent.

6. Click "Save". Will appear in sing with the letters 'shortcode“ or code. Select it, right click> Copy

7. Finally, enter the web page or post where you want to insert the contact form. In the main editor, right click> Paste.

8. Post and ready! You will see your contact form.

As always, WordPress has the solution for you, with efficient, easy to install and use plugins.