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Contact Form by WPForms - Drag & Drop Form Builder for WordPress

The best WordPress contact form plugin. Drag & Drop online form builder that helps you create beautiful contact forms with just a few clicks.

WordPress Contact Form Builder Plugin

We believe that you shouldn't have to hire a developer to create a WordPress contact form. That's why we built WPForms, a drag & drop WordPress form builder that's EASY and POWERFUL.

WPForms allow you to create beautiful contact forms, subscription forms, payment forms, and other type of forms for your site in minutes, not hours!

At WPForms, user experience is our #1 priority. Our pre-built form templates and workflows make WPForms the most beginner friendly contact form plugin in the market.

WPForms is a 100% mobile responsive contact form solution, so your contact forms will always look great on all devices (mobile, tablet, laptop, and desktop).

WPForms' contact forms are also highly optimized for web and server performance because we understand the importance of speed when it comes to SEO and conversion. We can honestly say that WPForms is one of the fastest WordPress contact form builder plugins in the market.

WPForms Pro
This plugin is the lite version of the WPForms Pro plugin that comes with all the contact form features you will ever need including email subscription forms, multi-page contact forms, file uploads, conditional logic, payment integrations, form templates, and tons more. Click here to purchase the best premium WordPress contact form plugin now!

We took the pain out of creating contact forms and made it easy. Here's why smart business owners, designers, and developers love WPForms, and you will too!

Drag & Drop Contact Form Builder

We were tired of the bloated and buggy contact form builder plugins. That's why we built WPForms to adapt to your workflow and allow you to create custom contact forms in minutes. By using our easy to use drag and drop online form builder, you can easy add custom form fields, rearrange them, and basically create a complete contact form in 5 minutes or less.

But don't just take our word. See what one of the WordPress experts are saying:

WPForms is by far the easiest form plugin to use. My clients love WPForms and it's one of the few plugins they can use without any training. As a developer I appreciate how fast, modern, clean and extensible it is.
Bill Erickson - Expert WordPress Consultant

Pre-built Form Templates

Building contact forms in WordPress can be time consuming. Why?

Because every other WordPress contact form builder plugin requires you to build your contact form from scratch. The truth is it's often not necessary to create a contact form completely from scratch unless you really want to.

Whether you’re looking to create a simple contact form, request a quote form, donation form, payment order form, or a subscription form, we have a form template for you inside our contact form builder.

WPForms comes with pre-built form templates to help you save time. You can add, remove, or re-arrange fields as necessary.

Mobile Ready, SEO Friendly and Optimized for Speed

WPForms' contact forms are 100% responsive and mobile-friendly by default. We also optimized every query on the front-end and the back-end to ensure maximum speed - Yes, WPForms is one of the fastest WordPress contact form plugin.

You can embed your contact form on any page with optimized title and description. With the speed and proper formatting, WPForms is also one of the most SEO friendly contact form plugin.

All the Fields & Features that You Need to Succeed

From radio buttons to file uploads to multi-page contact forms, we have all the fields you need.

You can easily integrate your contact forms with an email marketing service or collect payments for bookings and orders. WPForms allows you to do it all.

The best part is, you can do it all without hiring a developer.

See what one business owner has to say about WPForms' contact form:

As a business owner, time is my most valuable asset. WPForms allow me to create smart contact forms with just a few clicks. With their pre-built form templates and the drag & drop builder, I can create a new form that works in less than 2 minutes without writing a single line of code. Well worth the investment.
David Henzel - Co-founder of MaxCDN

Easy to Customize and Extend

You can easily customize your contact forms with our section dividers, HTML blocks, an custom CSS.

We also knew that our developer friends may want to extend contact forms further. That's why WPForms come with tons of hooks and filters to create custom functionality.

Full WPForms Feature List

  • Online Form Builder - Our powerful drag & drop contact form builder allows you to easily create WordPress contact forms and other online forms in just a few minutes without writing any code.
  • 100% Responsive - Mobile Friendly contact forms
  • Form Templates - Use our pre-built form templates to save time. Never start from scratch again.
  • Spam Protection - WPForms utilizes smart CAPTCHA and Honeypot method to stop spam contact form submissions.
  • Instant Form Notification - Quickly respond to incoming inquiries with our instant contact form notification system.
  • Smart Form Confirmation - Show a custom success message, or redirect users to a custom thank you page.
  • File Uploads - Collect files and media through your contact forms with File Uploads.
  • Multi-Page Forms - Split long forms into multiple pages to improve user experience.
  • MailChimp Forms - Create MailChimp newsletter signup forms in WordPress and connect with your contact form to grow your email list.
  • AWeber Forms - Create AWeber newsletter signup forms in WordPress and connect with your contact form to grow your email list.
  • Campaign Monitor Forms - Create Campaign Monitor newsletter signup forms in WordPress and connect with your contact form to grow your email list.
  • GetResponse Forms - Create GetResponse newsletter signup forms in WordPress and connect with your contact form to grow your email list.
  • PayPal Payment Forms - Create PayPal forms to easily collect payments, donations, and online orders.
  • Stripe Forms - Easily collect payments, donations, and online orders with our Stripe addon.
  • User Registration Forms - Create custom WordPress user registration form.
  • Smart Conditional Logic - Show or hide fields and contact form sections based on user behavior.
  • Geolocation - Display location information about your users.
  • Custom Captchas - Create custom captchas for your contact form.
  • Want us to add something else? Suggest a contact form feature and we'll get it added!

After reading this feature list, you can probably imagine why WPForms is the best WordPress contact form plugin in the market.

Give WPForms a try.

Want to unlock more features? Upgrade to our Pro version.


This plugin is created by Jared Atchison and Syed Balkhi.

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Author WPForms
Contributors wpforms, jaredatch, smub
Tags Akismet, aweber, Aweber form, captcha, contact button, contact form, contact form plugin, contact form widget, contact me, custom contact form, custom form, Donation Form, email form, email submit form, email subscription, feedback form, form, form builder, form manager, forms builder, forms creator, getresponse, getresponse form, mailchimp, MailChimp form, message form, payment form, paypal, paypal form, recaptcha, stripe, stripe form, survey form, user registration form, web form, wordpress login form, wordpress registration
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    WPForms Drag & Drop Online Form Builder

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    WPForms Form Preview

  1. Install WPForms Lite either via the plugin repository or by uploading the files to your server. (See instructions on how to install a WordPress plugin)
  2. Activate WPForms Lite.
  3. Navigate to the WPForms tab at the bottom of your admin menu and click the "Add New" button to begin creating your new WordPress contact form.
  4. Want more features? Purchase the full version of WPForms!


  • Added: Default value support in the email field
  • Added: Various new hooks and filters for improved extendibility
  • Fixed: Possible errors if web host had set_time_limit() disabled


  • Added: review request
  • Added: New form class, .inline-fields, to apply single line form layout
  • Changed: All Smart Tags now available for Email Subject field in form notifications
  • Fixed: Email addresses reporting as invalid of the domain contained capitalization
  • Fixed: Author related Smart Tags not working in form notification fields
  • Fixed: Typo on settings page related to Carbon Copy
  • Fixed: PHP 7.1 warning messages inside the form builder

  • Fixed: Plugin name to correctly indicate Lite for Lite release

  • Fixed: Error with 1.3.1 Lite release


  • Added: Smart Tags for author ID, email, and name
  • Added: Carbon Copy (CC) support for form notifications; enable in WPForms Settings
  • Fixed: Field duplication issues
  • Fixed: TinyMCE "Add Form" button not opening modal with dynamic TinyMCE instances
  • Fixed: Email formatting issues when using plain text formatting
  • Fixed: Number field validation tripping when number submitted is zero
  • Fixed: reCAPTCHA validation passing when reCAPTCHA left blank
  • Fixed: Dropdown field size not reflecting in builder


  • Added: Email field confirmantion
  • Added: Support for Visual Composer
  • Added: Field class to force elements to full-width on mobile devices, wpforms-mobile-full
  • Changed: Placeholders are added/updated in real-time for Dropdown fields in the form builder
  • Changed: Add empty value to select element placeholders when displaying form for better markup validation
  • Fixed: Multiple instances of reCAPTCHA on a page not correctly loading
  • Fixed: Field choice defaults not restoring in form builder
  • Fixed: Field alignment issues in the form builder when dragging field more than once
  • Fixed: PHP fatal erroring if form notification email address provided is not valid upon sending
  • Fixed: Compatibility issuses when network activated on a Multisite install


  • Added: Individual fields can be duplicated in the form builder
  • Changed: How data is stored for fields using Dynanic Choices
  • Fixed: Global assets setting causing errors in some cases
  • Fixed: Writing setting ("correct invalidly nested XHTML") breaking forms containing HTML
  • Fixed: Forms being displayed/included on the native WordPress Export page
  • Fixed: Dynamic Choices erroring when used with Post Types
  • Fixed: Form labels including blank IDs

  • Fixed: Form javascript email validation being too strict (introducted in 1.2.8)


  • Added: Dynamic choice feature for Dropdown, Multiple Choice, and Checkbox fields
  • Changed: Loading order of templates and field classes - moved to init
  • Changed: Form javascript email validation requires domain TLD to pass
  • Fixed: HTML email notification templates uses site locale text-direction
  • Fixed: Javascript in the form builder conflicting with certain locales


  • Added: Store intial plugin activation date
  • Added: Duplicate form submit protection
  • Fixed: Strip slashes from entry data before processing


  • Added: Miscellaneous internal improvements
  • Fixed: Incorrectly named variables in the front-end javascript preventing features from properly being extendable

  • Fixed: Removed duplicate Settings page title


  • Added: Setting for Email template background color
  • Added: Form setting for form wrapper CSS class
  • Changed: Multiple Payment field stores Choice label text
  • Changed: reCAPTCHA tweaks and added filter
  • Changed: Improved IP detection
  • Fixed: Mapped select fields in builder triggered JS error

  • Fixed: Plugin settings page not correctly showing


  • Added: Additional logging and error reporting
  • Changed: Footer asset detection priority, for improved capatibility with other services
  • Changed: Refactored and refined front-end javascript
  • Fixed: Rogue PHP notices

  • Fixed: Default field validation considered 0 as empty

  • Fixed: Blank form email notification defaults


  • Added: Form notification message setting
  • Added: Additional Smart Tags available inside Form Settings panels
  • Added: Process Smart Tags inside form confirmation messages and URLs
  • Added: Hide WPForms Preview page from WordPress dashboard
  • Added: System Details tab to WPForms Settings, to display debug information, etc
  • Changed: Many form builder javascript improvements
  • Changed: Improved internal logging and debugging tools
  • Fixed: Large forms not always saving because of max_input_vars PHP setting

  • Fixed: Javascript asset not loading due to incorrect path

  • Fixed: Form select inside modal window overflowing when a form exists with a long title


  • Changed: Choice Layouts now use flexbox instead of CSS columns for better rendering
  • Fixed: Class name typo in a CSS column class introduced with 1.2.1
  • Fixed: PHP notice on Entries page when there are no forms


  • Added: Drag and drop field buttons - simply drag the desired field to the form!
  • Added: Choice Layout option for Checkboxes and Multiple Choice fields (under Advanced Options)
  • Added: Full and expanded column class/grid support
  • Changed: Refactored CSS column classes, previous classes are deprecated
  • Fixed: Form ending with column classes not closing correctly
  • Fixed: reCAPTCHA button overlaying submit button preventing it from being clicked

  • Changed: Improved field and column gutter consistency


  • Added: Form preview
  • Added: Column classes for Checkbox and Multiple choice inputs
  • Changed: Some fields did not have the correct (unique) CSS ID, this has been corrected, which means custom styling may need to be adjusted
  • Changed: Removed nonce verification

  • Changed: Form notification settings hide if set to Off

  • Fixed: Issue with submit button position when form ends with columns classes

  • Changed: reCAPTCHA settings description to include link to how-to article

  • Fixed: PHP warnings inside the form builder


  • Changed: Moved email related settings into email settings group

  • Added: "WPForm" to new-content admin bar menu item

  • Changed: Removed "New" field name prefix


  • Changed: Email Header Image setting description to include recommended sizing

  • Fixed: reCAPTCHA cutting off with full form theme

  • Fixed: Debug output from wpforms.js


  • Changed: HTML Email template footer text appearance

  • Fixed: HTML emails not displaying correctly in Thunderbird

  • Fixed: Form builder textareas not displaying full width


  • Added: Form general setting for "Submit Button CSS Class"
  • Added: Duplicate forms from the Forms Overview page (All Forms)
  • Changed: Adjusted field display inside the Form Builder to better resemble full theme
  • Fixed: Don't allow inserting shortcode via modal if there are no forms
  • Fixed: Error when deleting a form

  • Added: Suggestion form template

  • Fixed: Form base theme CSS compatibility issue with Firefox


  • Added: New class that handles sending/processing emails
  • Added: Form notification setting for "From Address", defaults to site administrator's email address
  • Added: HTML email template for sleek emails (enabled by default, see more below)
  • Added: General setting to configure email notification format
  • Added: General setting to optionally configure email notification header image
  • Changed: Default email notification format is now HTML, can go back to plain text format via option on WPForms > Settings page
  • Changed: Empty fields are no longer included in email notifications
  • Fixed: Issue with Checkbox field when empty


  • Added: Form option to scroll page to form after submit, defaults on for new forms
  • Changed: Revamped "Full" form theme to be more consistent across different themes, browsers, and devices
  • Changed: Full theme and bare theme separated

  • Changed: Upgrade information


  • Fixed: Settings page typo


  • Changed: CSS updates to improve compatibility
  • Fixed: PHP notices when saving plugin Settings


  • Changed: Email field required by default


  • Fixed: Name field setting always showing Required
  • Fixed: Debug function incorrectly requiring WP_DEBUG


  • Changed: CSS tweaks
  • Fixed: Filter (wpforms_manage_cap) incorrectly named in some instances


  • Added: Embed button inside the Form Builder
  • Added: Basic two column CSS class support
  • Added: French translation
  • Changed: Form names are no longer required, if no form name is provided the template name is used
  • Changed: Inputmask script, for better broad device support
  • Changed: Field specific assets are now conditionally loaded
  • Changed: CSS tweaks for form display
  • Fixed: Issue with Date/Time field
  • Fixed: Issue Address field preventing Country select from hiding in some configurations
  • Fixed: Localization string errors


  • Changed: Checkboxes/Dropdown/Multiple Choice fields always show choice label value in e-mail notifications
  • Fixed: PHP notices inside the Form Builder
  • Fixed: Typo inside Form Builder tooltip

  • Changed: Removed files not needed for release [Lite]

  • Added: Check for TinyMCE in the builder before triggering TinyMCE save
  • Fixed: Sub labels showing when configured to hide
  • Fixed: Forms pagination number screen setting not saving
  • Fixed: Email notification setting always displaying "On"


  • Changed: Improved marketing provider conditional logic
  • Changed: Addons page [Lite]
  • Fixed: Variable assignment in the builder


  • Added: Basic TinyMCE editor for form confirmation messages
  • Changed: Removed form ID from form overview table, ID still visible in shortcode column
  • Fixed: Checkbox/radio form elements alignment
  • Fixed: Quotation slashes in email notification text
  • Fixed: SSL verification preventing proper API calls on some servers


  • Added: Widget to display form
  • Added: Function to display form, wpforms_display( $form_id )
  • Changed: Default notification settings for Contact form template
  • Changed: Success message styling for full form theme


  • Added: "From Name" and "Reply To" Setting>Notification fields
  • Added: Smart Tags feature to all Setting>Notification fields


  • Initial release.

I'd like access to all features. How can I get them?

You can get access to more features, Addons and support by visiting the WPForms website and purchasing a support license. Purchasing a support license gets you access to the full version of WPForms, automatic updates and support, and depending on the level of support license, you can even get exclusive access to WPForms Addons!

Who should use WPForms?

WPForms is perfect for business owners, bloggers, designers, developers, photographers, and basically everyone else. If you want to create a custom WordPress form, then you need to use WPForms.

Do I need to have coding skills to use WPForms?

Absolutely not. You can create and manage forms without any coding knowledge. WPForms is the most beginner friendly contact form solution in the market.

Is WPForms translation ready?

Yes, WPForms has full translation and localization support via the wpforms textdomain. All .mo and .po translation files should go into the languages folder in the base of the plugin. The same is true for every WPForms Addon as well.


WPForms is absolutely, positively the most beginner friendly WordPress contact form plugin on the market. It is both easy and powerful.

We took the pain out of creating online forms and made it easy. Check out all WPForms features.

Also, I'm the founder of WPBeginner, the largest WordPress resource site for beginners. It was a huge priority for me to make a WordPress contact form plugin that beginners can use without any training.

I feel that we have done that here. I hope you enjoy using WPForms.

Thank you

Syed Balkhi

Version 1.3.3

Requires WordPress version: 4.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 01 Feb 2017

Date Added: 14 Mar 2016

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