Contact form or a feedback form is the page through which visitors connect to the website or a Blog owner. There are several forms available in the market for the purpose; some are even multilingual to target larger and global audiences. It is important that the contact form should be simple and secure from any malware. It should also be easy to implement and should the purpose within budget. Here are the 7 best contact form WordPress plugins for you to consider out of which, some are free and some comes with a minimal but worthy cost. Have a look.
Fast Secure Contact From is quite popular plugin that allows blog owners to easily create and add contact forms to WordPress. It has recorded more than 3.5 million downloads until last check. Here you can send meeting requests (phone/video). Administration page helps you to create and preview unlimited forms, you add, remove, and reorder fields. It also permits custom field creation. It is fast and secure from spammers and has inbuilt CAPTCHA and Akismet support. There is no need to signup unlike many other alternates and multi email supports, meeting scheduling facilities are a big plus.
Despite of the fact that it has great features, I am yet to see a more user friendly interface.
It is the most popular plugin for the contact forms. It has record over 16 million downloads (still counting). AJAX submission, built-in CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering, and file upload capabilities are some features that make it so. It is free that can be easily customized using simple HTML. It is easy to use and best for simple contact forms. It can be embedded on a page or can be posted with a one-line code. The only thing I crave for is more templates to choose from, when I am playing with my design. It is also available in multiple languages.
Visual Form Builder has a very user-friendly interface and fields can be added with one click only. Simple drag and drop is used to organize the fields. To add a contact form on any page, all you need is to paste a shortcode. It has an inbuilt anti-spam system. There are some more features as export entries to a CSV file, customized confirmation messages, send form submissions to multiple emails etc. that motivates me enough to use this plugins for my projects. However, I feel that in case your WP website is big then you may find some storage issues there.
This one is a premium WP plugin from CodeCanyon market place. It is also a drag and drop builder that features responsive single & multi-column form layout. All the submission and validation is done using AJAX.
If need is for multiple contact forms than this one is the best shot. Developer can also display the plugin through a widget or popup, and display the form by writing a shortcode or a simple PHP function. Features as 16+ field type, live previews are gem features of nForms. nForms is also loaded with multi-file uploader with upload progress bar, embedded objects like Google map, video etc., and multiple color themes to choose from. Email configuration, notifications of form submission are also some other nice functionalities, I admire. You need to shed some money before you use this beautiful plugin.
Gravity Forms plugin is highly customizable and powerful WP plugin for contact form building. It is a premium plugin and cost is bit higher as compared to nForms. However, you will not mind shelling some extra money as it serves your advanced needs. It has a visual form editor, multi-page forms product order forms, and conditional fields that that is the key to create dynamic forms as per user’s choice. Literally you can innovate, create variety of forms here. For advanced users/developers, this is the best.
As the name speaks, Easy Contact Forms is an easy-to-use WordPress plugin for contact forms. This visual form builder supports many field types, multiple forms, anti-spam protection, and file uploading etc. It saves the submitted entries that later can be modified by the admin panel. It is a free plugin.
A user-friendly plugin that is super customizable and intuitive. What can be better example than that you can leverage the CSS customization even without knowing much about CSS? Drag and drop is applicable for most of the features or you will see the dropdown menu selections. Here, you can customize size, colors, borders, padding, margins, backgrounds etc. for the forms. Multiple forms with separate email destinations can be created using this plugin. It also has enable CAPTCHA or “Are You Human?” spam comment blocking support.
Well, these seven best contact form WordPress Plugins are best for what I do. Some of these may or may not match exactly to your requirements. Hence, it is totally up to you what you select for your needs. Contact Form 7 or Fast Secure Contact Form are for regular simple contact forms, nForms can suit you if you are looking for file uploading, multi-column good-looking responsive forms.
What I mean is, what you will select is decided by your requirements. Hence, you should be damn clear about what you want from the contact form. Once you have the clarity, world of plugins is yours. Go, explore, and enjoy!