Day 9: WordPress Contact Forms

WordPress Contact Forms

In the world of WordPress contact form plugins, there are two clear leaders: Contact Forms 7 and Gravity Forms. Since nearly every WordPress powered website needs a contact form of some kind, which WordPress contact form plugin is right for you?

Free WordPress Contact Form

Everyone likes free stuff. Thankfully, Contact Form 7 is a fantastic WordPress plugin that is completely free.

Contact Form 7 provides an easy to use and easily customizable interface to create contact forms of all kinds of nifty features.

Contact Form 7 Form Builder
Contact Form 7 customizable Form Builder

Contact Form 7 Key Features

  • Simple interface
  • Extremely customizable
  • Embed with WordPress Shortcode
  • Multilingual support for 55 languages at the time of posting
  • Ajax-powered submissions
  • Akismet spam filtering
  • And more

Premium WordPress Contact Form

Gravity Forms is without a doubt the most powerful, advanced, and simply the best WordPress contact form out there. However, in order to get the best a small fee must be paid – but it is worth it.

Gravity Forms for WordPress
Gravity Forms easy to use WYSIWYG Form Builder

Gravity Forms Key Features

  • WYSIWYG editor
  • Support for multiple pages and conditional sections
  • Advanced Fields
  • Limit entries
  • Extremely customizable
  • Theming
  • Order forms with payment processing
  • Entry management from within WordPress
  • Extensive API
  • Quality support
  • And more!


Gravity Forms is without a doubt better than Contact Form 7. So if you need a contact form for your WordPress website, then get Gravity Forms if you can afford to.

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