Forms for WordPress

What is a form?

Forms for WordPress

Form is a shape of a document, visual appearance on the web and configuration of an object with spaces in which to write or enter data.

For beginners, in wordpress, you will have the first contact with this contact forms.

Forms for WordPress

Contact Form 7


Every web site has on page or menu, and even in category space for contacts. If you don’t want to just put your email there, wordpress forms is waiting for you.

Contact Form 7 is most famous contact form. More than 5 million downloads. He has 2 value, the users most like: simplicity and flexibility. CF7 supports many features including AJAX submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and file uploading. You can have different contact forms as well.

Gravity Forms


There is a website: 260478 downloads and installation in the moment of typing. Some people think that gravity forms is maybe one of the best WP plugins ever written. Yes, there is huge system, but it is a not perfect plugin if you ask me. Gravity Forms ain’t free. You must pay for it. You have personal for 39$ for one website, business 99% for 3 sites and developer edition for 199$ for an unlimited number of sites.

Some of the great features are: Multi-Page Forms, Easy Form Settings, Limited Entries, Advanced Fields, Schedule Forms, Standard Fields, Pricing Fields and Post Fields. Add WordPress Form

After you install “Gravity Forms” you can install one free plugin called “Gravity Forms Directory & Addons”.

How to add contact form to your wordpress blog, to your page or menu or post? Very simple! You have the new icon when you install gravity forms. When you click new post or new page, you have a new little icon above text editor, in section “Upload/Insert” . Usually these are 5, You have 4 already: Add image, Add video, Add audio and Add media. And now, you have inserted little button for forms.

Visual Form Builder


This is my favorite. Totally free. Easy to use. Visual Form Builder has everything you need. Usefull features are: Drag-and-drop reordering, Automatically stores form entries in your WordPress database, Standard and Advanced Fields and many other options. When you install it, you will have this plugin options under Settings section.In Form output you will get the shortcode. Copy this shortcode and paste into any Post or Page, and you will have your forms visible.

You have more forms of course, some of the famous ones are: CForms, Formidable Forms, WordPress Form Manager and Fast Secure Contact Form.