Every website should have a contact form on it so that people can contact you. They can have any purpose to contact you like they are looking to send your inquiry for your products or they want to setup a meeting. So you can understand the importance of contact form on your website. In this article I will show you that how can you add a Contact form on your website:
Step 1: Install Contact Form 7 Plugin
In order to install contact form plugin you need to go to Plugins >> Add New from your WordPress dashboard.
Now you will be redirected to a page where you need to search for Contact form 7 plugin. So just write Contact form 7 in the search box and hit the enter button.
You will see Contact form7 plugin. Click on Install and then Activate button.
Step 2: Create a new Contact form
After installing contact form 7 plugin you will see a Contact tab on your WordPress dashboard. Click on Contact >> Add New.
After clicking Add new link, you will be redirected to a page where you will see a contact form created with some default form fields.
At the top, you need to give a title to your contact form. Then you can see some buttons which are used to generated form fields and there are some form fields created by default. You can easily add, remove or delete these form fields.
Step 3: Configure Email Address
You need to configure email address because you need to ensure that your emails are going to correct email address. So click on Email tab from the top and then you will see a To field where you need to enter your email address. You will receive emails to this email address which you will enter in this field.
you will see other fields like Subject, Additional headers, Field attachments which I have explained below:
- Subject: You can specify email subject here or if you have added [your-subject] in subject field, which you can see at the top, then website visitor will enter subject from the contact form.
- Additional Headers: You can specify additional email headers here like: Reply-to, Cc, Bcc.
- File Attachments: You can enable email attachment so that your website visitors will be able to send you attachments with help of this contact form. If you want to know more about setting up file attachments then click on this link for more information.