How To Create Your First Contact Form Using WPForms

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create your first contact form using the WP Forms plugin.

Follow these steps to get started:

Step 1: Install, Activate, and Verify WP Forms

Make sure you have installed and activated the WP Forms plugin. If you haven’t done so, you can use the affiliate link provided in the video description to get WP Forms. Also, verify the license key for WP Forms.

Step 2: Create a New Form

In your WordPress admin dashboard, hover over “WP Forms” and click on “Add New.” This will take you to the form builder interface.

Create new form using WP Forms

Step 3: Give the Form a Name

Provide a name for your form. This name is for internal reference and won’t be visible on the front end.

Adding name to a forms

Step 4: Select a Form Template

WP Forms provides various pre-built form templates. Choose a simple contact form template by clicking on “Use Template.” This template already includes some mandatory contact fields.

Select form template

Step 5: Customize the Form (Optional)

If you want to add more fields or modify the existing ones, you can do so using the form builder interface. You can find additional field options under the “Fields” tab on the left side of the screen.

Customize form

Step 6: Save the Form

Once you are satisfied with the form setup, click on the “Save” button. This will generate a shortcode for the form.

Saving WP Form

Step 7: Add the Form to a Page

Copy the generated shortcode for your form. Now, go to “Pages” in the WordPress admin dashboard and click on “Add New.” Give the page a title and paste the form shortcode into the content area. Make sure you are using the “Code Editor” mode.

Add Form to pages in wordpress

Step 8: Publish the Page

After adding the shortcode, click on the “Publish” button to make the page live.

Publish page

Step 9: View and Test the Form

You can now view the page and see the contact form in action. Fill in the fields and submit the form to test its functionality.

view-and-test-form-in-wordpress contact form

Congratulations! You have successfully created your first contact form using WP Forms. You can explore more form templates and customize them as per your requirements.

Feel free to explore the WP Forms plugin and its features further. If you have any questions or need assistance, refer to the plugin’s documentation or contact their support team.

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