WordPress Contact Form

WordPress Contact Form 7 is one of the more popular WordPress plugins on Dreamhost according to one of their recent blog posts.

I have been using the mail form provided by Dreamhost for some time, you can see both in action on the genealogy page I added recently.

Here is the default configuration:

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject (required)

Your Message

Will be interesting to see how a form comes through on the RSS feed to Facebook and other social sites. Facebook users, click the “view original post” link if it doesn’t come through.

About Kathy

Perl, MySQL, CGI scripting, web design, graphics following careers as an analytical chemist and educator, then in IT as a database administrator (DBA), programmer, and server administrator. Diagnosed with Mitochondrial Myopathy in 1997.
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One Response to WordPress Contact Form

  1. Kathy says:

    I have added Akismet spam filtering to the contact form on this post. The Contact 7 plugin lets you do that through the Contact section of the WordPress Dashboard under Settings.

    The other contact form that I set up on the Genealogy page has not had one spam message go through. This one was having several a day.

    The instructions for configuring Contact 7 for Akismet spam filtering are here:

    http://contactform7.com/2009/12/01/spam-filtering-with-akismet/

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