Contact Form 7, the top contact form plugin in the lot

The best free contact form plugin is the contact form 7
Contact Form 7

You must have seen a form on many websites you visited that asks for your details such as phone number, email, etc. That form is nothing but a contact form, our subject of explanation today! A contact form 7 or another one is a small questionnaire available on a website! Typically, site visitors fill the form and it immediately reaches the site admin once the form is filled. Site-admins want these forms to gather information about their prospective clients. They may seek feedback from the clients or answer the clients’ questions or explain about the site’s products of services.

Advantages of using a contact form:

Prevents spam:

 It is always safe to use ‘mail to tag’ than using a contact form as these forms are taken care of by the servers. Spammers can’t easily manipulate with a contact form.

Reliability:

a site admin receives an email through a contact form, it can be considered as reliable information.

Defined information:

You don’t need extra information or less information. A contact form allows the site representative gather the exact information needed.

Stay organized:

Client information can be kept organized without a mess up. It becomes a valid source of clients’ contact information.

Since our previous articles were explaining ‘how to add a contact form to your wordpress website’ and ‘5 best contact form plugins for wordpress’, we would like to bring in front of you the best plugin in the lot. The plugin that tops the chart is undoubtedly contact form 7. Let us get the best details about the free plugin!

Contact form 7:

Contact Form 7 can handle multiple forms for various purposes. Additionally, site admins can customize the content of the forms and mail them.  The form supports CAPTCHA, Akismet, a apam filter and Ajax-powered submitting as its interesting features. Majority of the WordPress websites are powered by the plugin and is still going gaga with 5 million plus installations! It has short codes to choose between the multiple forms that are available. There are myriad of extensions for the plugin that makes it even more desirable. The plugin has equipped its users with detailed information in the frequently asked questions segment on the plugin page of the WordPress repository.

How to install the plugin on a website?

Sign in to your website and reach the dashboard

Tap on Plugins > Add New > Search for Contact Form 7 in the Word-press repository

Tap on ‘Install’ and then tap on ‘Activate’ to activate the plugin on your website.

Finally, the form appears as in the following picture!

The form is visible on contact us page. You can customize the inputs by making changes in the setting page and also choose between the types of forms available! Is it not pretty user friendly? Not only we but 5 millions site admins behind those websites feel the same.

Contact forms add trustworthiness and authenticity to a website. The site visitor who visits the site can be assured that there is a point of contact between the admin and the user. The user can notify the admin about any issue he/she is facing on the site or place a query about a product or a service pertaining to the site. Plugins always eliminate the coding business for a mere user who does not have any technical knowledge. They are ready to install and create the said utility instantly without spending on huge money on web development coding. Contact form 7 has proved that it is a decently performing plugin and the number of downloads of this plugin speak volumes about its utility.

Any website should have some must have plugins on it and Contact form 7 is undoubtedly one among them. Whats app has extended its reach to business communities as well to stay available with clients. There are free whats app plugins such as click to chat that keep the customers engaged and informed. In such an era, it is essential to install a contact form plugin on a website to stay in touch with the customers. Please feed us with your comments and suggestions on this article as we thrive on your inputs.

CLICK TO CHAT & CLICK

Click to Chat and Click are the most famous Whatsapp plugins for WordPress!
CLICK TO CHAT & CLICK

CLICK TO CHAT

Holithemes have developed Click to Chat WhatsApp plugin for WordPress sites to get in touch with the customers. This plugin has to its credit 100000 + active installations on WordPress repository and is successfully marching towards its next milestone. This is a free plugin powering unlimited small and medium websites with customer connectivity.

CLICK

The worthy free WhatsApp chat plugin has a pro version CLICK for extended utility and is quite affordable. Besides, CLICK has extended features that can boost sales once installed on a WordPress site.

Many users of click to chat have been asking me for the extended features of the pro plugin. I decided to list them today! Let us go through the extended features in the pro plugin.

Extended features of Click in comparison to Click to Chat:

Click to chat has WhatsApp chat and group chat features and the pro plugin has share features also. Users can share the product names and descriptions across their friends and families.

Click to Chat has 9 styles to display the WhatsApp icon and users can customize Style 99 of the 9 styles only. Users can customize all the 8 styles of Click.

Additionally, the users can display the plugin in the same position on both the mobiles and desktops where they have set it initially. However, you can set the icons on different positions on mobile and desktop if you use the pro plugin.

Click to Chat has Google analytics and Facebook analytics whereas Click has Google analytics Facebook analytics and Facebook pixel.

Extra Features in CLICK:

The site admins can display the WhatsApp icon after some time of entering the webpage(The amount of time is admins’ choice). This prevents the client from landing on WhatsApp without reading the content.  

WooCommerce is an additional feature on click. Users can set an exclusive pre-filled text and can customize the WooCommerce display styles.

The product name can be displayed on a pre-filled message along with the URL of the page the user is clicking from.

Site Admins can hide the WhatsApp icon in specific time ranges and specific days as well when they go offline or beyond the work timings

Therefore, the free version of this Whatsapp plugin has been aiding thousands of websites in being active on the customer front and so does the CLICK. Hope everyone likes the plugins. The users can get an upgrade to a paid version if the free version seems useful. Please do write to us about your feedback for the products as your words help us improve our services.