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How to Add a Contact Form in WordPress

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Hey there, WordPress enthusiasts! Today, we're going to talk about something that's essential for any website - adding a contact form.

Whether you're a blogger looking to connect with your readers or a business owner wanting to generate leads, a contact form is a must-have feature.

The good news is that adding a contact form to your WordPress site is easier than you might think. So, let's explore how you can do it in just a few simple steps.

Adding a Contact Form in WordPress

WordPress has made it easier for non-techies to design a professional website within a matter if seconds. In doing so, you don't need to write a single line of code. All you need is a WordPress website and a good plugin. Let's look at it in a step-by-step manner.

Step 1: Choose a Contact Form Plugin

The first thing you'll need to do is choose a contact form plugin. There are several great options available, but one of the most popular and user-friendly plugins is WPForms. To install WPForms, simply go to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to "Plugins" > "Add New," search for WPForms, and click "Install Now."

Step 2: Create a New Form

Once you've installed and activated WPForms, you can create a new form by going to "WPForms" > "Add New" in your WordPress dashboard.

You'll be prompted to give your form a name and select a template. WPForms offers a variety of pre-made templates to choose from, or you can start with a blank form and customize it to suit your needs.

Step 3: Customize Your Form

Next, you'll need to customize your form to include the fields you want. WPForms allows you to easily add fields like name, email, message, and more. You can also rearrange the order of the fields by dragging and dropping them into place.

Step 4: Configure Form Settings

After adding the fields to your form, you'll need to configure the form settings. This includes setting up notifications, so you'll receive an email whenever someone submits a form, as well as configuring any confirmation messages or redirects.

WPForms makes it easy to set up these settings with its intuitive interface. After adding fields to your form, click on the "Settings" tab to configure your form settings. Here, you can customize things like the form name, description, submit button text, and more. You can also configure form notifications to receive an email whenever someone submits a form.

Step 5: Customize Form Notifications

If you want to customize the email notifications you receive when someone submits a form, you can do so by going to "Settings" > "Notifications" in the form builder. Here, you can customize the email subject, sender name, sender email, and email message.

Step 6: Configure Form Confirmations

Form confirmations are messages that are displayed to users after they submit a form. You can configure form confirmations by going to "Settings" > "Confirmation" in the form builder. Here, you can choose to display a simple message, redirect users to a specific page, or show a custom page.

This setting will be entirely based on what your marketing goal is. Do you want to display a custom page to your visitors after they fillout the form, or just a simple thank you message or redirect them to a specific page? Be sure of your goal before you work on this step.

Step 7: Add Your Form to Your Website

Once your form is ready, you can add it to your website. To do this, simply create a new page or post in WordPress, and then click the (+) icon to add a new block. Search for "WPForms" in the block search bar, and then select your form from the dropdown menu. Finally, publish your page or post, and your contact form will be live on your website

And that's it! Adding a contact form to your WordPress site is quick and easy with WPForms. So, what are you waiting for? Give it a try and start connecting with your audience today!

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