Before we get started on creating our contact page that will allow people to leave us with messages or inquiries, we have to first download a plugin called "Contact Form 7."

Like many plugins that we install on our websites, we simply go into our website dashboard and click on the plugins tab, once in, we go to the top where it says, "Add New."


As soon you get brought to the add new plugin page, simply type in "Contact Form 7" in the search bar found to the upper right, and it will bring up the plugin.

I have added a picture below showing how the plugin looks:



Now that we have located the plugin, just click on the install tab, wait a couple of seconds, then click on activate plugin.

The plugin is now activated, now it's time to put it to work.

Follow along on the next page for further instructions.



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LindaKwas Premium
It's been a while since I added a contact form to a website. I installed the plugin then couldn't remember how to make it work. This was just what I needed. Thanks!
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Biggsta Premium
I'm happy it helped you out and it was easy to understand :)
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katmac Premium
I am so grateful for this training. Thank you so much. I hadn't considered how to do a contact us page until now, and am feeling very satisfied that I now feel like my web site is improving and becoming more professional. Thanks heaps :)
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all, glad I could help :)
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DebbieAutry Premium
Could you please explain how to add it to your menu?
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RoopeshG Premium
Hi Debbie
The first thing you need to do go to your Wordpress dashboard. From there, go to 'Appearance,' then go to 'Menu.'

This is where you are going to add your 'Contact Form' to your Main Menu.

My contact form is a page, so it's in the page section,There is a box to 'check' it and add it to your menu.

Once it added, don't forget to save changes, or else you have to go through the entire process again. Hope this helps
Regards
Roopesh
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johncruz Premium
Your contact form will be in an actual page and then you can add that page to your menu Debbie.
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skmorrow Premium
Jaime! How are you?

I am hoping you can help me. Someone contacted me via my contact form and I have no idea how to respond to them. I used Contact Form 7.
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Biggsta Premium
Usually when someone contacts you, the message will be sent to your email. All you would have to do from there is respond through them via email.
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skmorrow Premium
Ah, that makes sense. First time for me, so at least someone used it. Thanks!
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Biggsta Premium
No worries my friend, I'm here if you have any other questions. And yes, this contact form is great and will help you build up engagement within your site, it's only going to get better for you.
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skmorrow Premium
Any suggestions on adding a Captcha? I am pretty sure the message I got was spam.
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marzenka Premium
great instructions, thank you for posting them:)
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all :)
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christinebso Premium
Thanks Jaime!
I just added the contact form to my site. This training is awesome. It is so easy to follow :)

- Christine
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Biggsta Premium
Glad it was easy for you to understand, I use this contact form and it works really well for me.
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celiacman Premium
Contact forms can drive a person crazy, I recommend this training for all new members

Jeff
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Biggsta Premium
Thanks Jeff I really appreciate that. Glad this training helped out :)
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jivitaa339 Premium
Thanks Jaime, for this useful training:)
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all :)
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marshajenkin Premium
This was such a life saver. Thank you!!

I figured out how to update the email address to receive the emails from the form.

Go to installed plug-ins
Go to "Edit" under Contact form 7
Click on the "Mail" tab
Update your desired email in the "To" field
Save
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Biggsta Premium
Awesome, glad I could help :)
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Carbli Premium
Thank you. I haven't been around for a while and needed to do some updating. This made it very quick to accomplish!
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Biggsta Premium
No worries at all, glad it could help out :)
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Trayday Premium
After creating the form, how do you link it to your email address?
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fleurallen Premium
You will receive the contact details to the email address you use to set up the contact form
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IfeomaChinae Premium
Fleurallen is right. You will receive the message via the email linked to your website.
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LouisaB Premium
Great, the right food at the proper time. This helped a lot! Thank you!
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Biggsta Premium
I'm glad it helped out :)
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LouisaB Premium
You're very welcome.
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Minpro Premium
Hi,
this is great information but where do you put your email address so you receive the information forwarded from your contacts page?
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Biggsta Premium
You should be able to access the email settings within your WordPress back office.
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Armlemt Premium
There is a form in your back office where you can do this. Sign in to your account and search down the menu on the left hand side.
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Minpro Premium
Thanks for the info.
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Fermin1 Premium
Fantastic. This is exactly what I needed! Thanks a lot Jaime.
So simple and yet so effective!
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all my friend, glad I could help out :)
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ValeeMore Premium
Awesome - thank you!
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all :)
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JooKwang Premium
Thanks for the tutorial. It is exactly what I was looking for.
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all :)
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WarrenK1 Premium
Great straightforward tutorial. Works perfectly. Thanks a bunch.
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Biggsta Premium
thank you, glad it could help out :)
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Lakecia Premium
Helped a bunch!! Thank you!
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all:)
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Me4TheWin Premium
Thanks so much for this tutorial. You helped me get done in 2 minutes what I would have otherwise spent hours trying to figure out.
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all, I'm glad I could help out :)

Have a great one!
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BAnyumba Premium
Hello Biggsta,

Thanks for sharing. I need assistance. I want to create a contact page that looks like this;

http://www.pstprecious.com/contact-us.html

This is what i currently have;

http://preemiesafrica.org/contact-us/

Please assist. Thank you
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Biggsta Premium
I'm not too sure what plugin they're using for that.

You could look up different contact form plugins on Google and see which one is closest to the one you want.
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SamuelI1 Premium
Thanks for sharing
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Biggsta Premium
Not a problem
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Muule Premium
Thank you for sharing!
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all
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JC01 Premium
Excellent tutorial, thank you
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all, glad it helped out :)
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WarrenK1 Premium
Excellent tutorial. My only question was like the one below and that is where does the question/comment go? You answered it.
Thanks.

Warren
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Biggsta Premium
Thank you
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Mattkeith Premium
Might sound like a daft question but once a customer fills this in where does their comment go to ??
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Biggsta Premium
It goes to your email address that you provide for your site.
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HeitstyTom Premium
THANK YOU!!!! I've been pulling my hair out over this.
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Biggsta Premium
No worries, glad I could help out.
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Twinflames Premium
perfect, just what I was looking for. thank you for sharing this mini step by step guide.
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all:) glad it helped you out.
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Twinflames Premium
Folllowing your guide i was done in 2 mins. Wow
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Biggsta Premium
I'm glad to hear that :)
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celiacman Premium
Thank You

Some plugins can be overwhelming to use, everyone can use this training for their own contact form

Jeff
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all Jeff, this plugin is awesome and very easy to use. If you have any problems or need help with it, please don't hesitate to ask, I'll be more than happy to help.
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abdul11 Premium
thanks
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Biggsta Premium
No problem
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drcmaint Premium
This is good. Thanks for this.
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Biggsta Premium
Thank you and no problem at all :)
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SadieChan Premium
Thanks for the training, Jaime.
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all
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mattered68 Premium
Hi Jaime,Hey mate you have been a busy boy the last few days.really appreciate your posts and tutorials,very helpful,relevant and easy to understand.
All the Best,Matt.
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Biggsta Premium
Yeah just trying to help out, glad you enjoy it my friend.
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Alysanna Premium
Thanks for sharing, this is really helpful!
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Biggsta Premium
Glad it helps you out.
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bigrog44 Premium
Thanks for sharing Jaime.
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Biggsta Premium
Not a problem my friend, it's my pleasure.
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Thomas27 Premium
Thank you, great information.
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Biggsta Premium
No problem at all
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MKearns Premium
Thank you. Contact form 7 is essential!
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Biggsta Premium
Yes it sure is :)
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