So do you really want to add a contact form on your WordPress website? You must do that from the first day of your website. Because every website that exists on the internet got a contact form.
All of your visitors will be able to easily contact you. Because everyone will be able to ask the solution to their problem about your services that you offer.
If you are here and looking for how to add a contact us form in WordPress website today here in this article I am going to show you one of the easiest way how to add a contact us form on your WordPress website without touching any code.
Why do I Need Contact form page?
If you are wondering why do you need a contact us page or you may be asking yourself isn’t that enough to just add my personal email address on my website. So people will be contacting me through same email address? if you are thinking the same then let me tell you why do you need to contact us page on your website.
Getting Rid of Spam
we often get an email from unknown people. But have you ever noticed that why you are getting these email? These all are kind of spam.
whenever you leave your email address on the website. You start getting all these kind of email. if you ever used your email address on several websites must go and check spam folder on your Gmail account you may find spam email from unknown people.
whenever we receive an email from someone we do not get all the information from them. Neither they send. When we use the contact form on our website.
We ask our visitors to give some information before they send us a message. for example (first name, last name, email or website).
We have many plugins to add contact us page on our WordPress website. But today I am going to use one of the best plugin called contact form 7.
We personally using contact form 7 on onlineliken.com. contact form 7 is working fine and we have not seen any kind of problem using this plugin.
Adding Contact Us page to your WordPress website
To add a Contact us page in WordPress website Login to your WordPress dashboard. click on the plugin and add new.
As you can I simply search for Contact form 7. Install contact form 7 and activate it.
Once you have activated the contact form 7 click on the contact under comments.
Go ahead and click on contact forms. There you will be seeing the default contact form. Contact form 7 comes with a build contact form 1 as you can see below in Screenshot.
Now let edit the default contact form 1 And make some changes.
This is what you will get when you click on Edit. I really recommend you do not change any of setting of this coding. If you really insist then go ahead and change it as your preference. But you should be really careful to not make anything worse.
we need to change some settings on the Mail tab. Click on the mail tab to make some changes.
This is what you are going to find by clicking on the mail tab. A few things you need to make sure after clicking on the mail tab.
- Write your email On the To box on which you want to receive messages from your visitors. Whenever your visitors use your website contact form. You will be receiving messages at the same email address from your visitors.
- Make sure On the second line from is same written as mine. [email protected] Try to not play with this.
- And third down below HTTP://onlineliken.com. Make sure your website URL is written.
Next tab is about messages. Here you will find a variety of message. These all message will be used when someone tries to fill up the form either message sends correctly or not.
If you would like to customize these all message you can edit them. Now just click on save.
Once you have clicked on save, simply copy the highlighted link. Now let’s move and make a page for Contact us form.
To make a page for contact us. Click on the page and Add new.
After clicking on the Add New make a page with the name you like. Try to use the name that people easily understand. For example(Contact us/ contact me).
I will go with contact Us and I will paste the code which I have copied from contact form 7 settings. Now publish the page.
After publishing the page simply click on Appearance and then Menus.
As you can see the Contact Us page after publishing. Checkmark the Contact us and click on Add to Menu and the save. You will be able to find your Contact Us page on your WordPress website home page.
You can see I have a successfully added the contact us page to my website. This is the Onlineliken Contact us page. Now let’s have a try even its working fine or not?
You can I successfully sent a message to Onlineliken. Now let me check my mailbox what I got and from whom I got the message.
Great! everything is working fine. As you can see I got mail from Onlineliken (Name I used). subject Test and message simply hello! just a test.
This is how you can add a contact form to your WordPress website. If you still have a problem with contact form 7 please ahead and comment below we will be in touch.
Which WordPress contact form Plugin do you use?