Do you want to add a contact us form to your newly launched WordPress blog? Do you want to add a contact us form to your blog/website with Google reCAPTCHA to filter spam comments?
If yes, then in this post, I’ll be discussing on how to add contact us form to WordPress with Google reCAPTCHA.
If you’re looking for a contact us form that supports Google reCAPTCHA then it means you already aware of spam comments and you know how important is it to deal with them. Usually, spammers use auto comment tools for spamming purposes therefore Google reCAPTCHA foils many spam comment attempts because it asks people to solve simple puzzles before publishing their comments and many auto spam comments tools fail to solve such puzzles.
This way, you minimize significant spam comment attempts.
You can find a variety of contact us forms on WP plugins library which is a good factor and bad too; because too many options confuse us and put us in dilemma. Here, on this blog, I recommend two contact us forms to do the job: Constant Contact Forms and WPForms Lite.
Both plugins offer high quality of services free of cost and they also offer advanced versions like WPForms Pro, to provide you more powerful tools to handle your comments and to build your email list.
Apart from contact us form, you can create elegant payment forms, subscription forms, and other forms. You don’t need to be familiar with coding to build forms with these plugins because they offer drag and drop options. To create your forms with these tools, all you have to do is just choose formats and styles.
Let me tell you why I have opted Constant Contact Forms –
WPForms Lite has 100,000+ active installs and has rating about 4.7 which is quite impressive but to my mind, its WPFroms Pro version is very good because it offers many advanced features. I first used WPForms lite on my blog but it didn’t satisfied me. However, it’s still a first choice of many bloggers and I too planning to try its WPForms Pro version. On the other hand, Constant Constant Forms has 90,000+ active installs and has rating about 3.5 which is not too good but at the same time not too bad.
I decided to continue with Constant Contact Forms because I liked its usability and easy configuration along with Google reCAPTCHA option.
If you’re looking for a simple contact us form then this plugin would be a best option for you.
So, let’s get started. To install and activate this plugin follow the steps given below –
Download and install, Constant Contact Forms plugin. For that purpose, click here or go the plugins section from your WP dashboard and click on add new and then search and install this plugin.
Upon installing, activate the plugin.
Now, you can see Contact Forms option in the sidebar (refresh the page if you’re unable to see), simply move your mouse cursor on it and then click on add new form.
First of all, give a title to your form like Contact us, and then scroll down and add some text for your email field like Your Email Address. Thereafter, click on add another field and then click on the drop down arrow and select a field like first name, last name, or website. Subsequently, add a field label and then tick the required field if the field is mandatory. That’s it. Add more fields to your form by following the same procedure. Then scroll down and enter button text like SUBMIT.
After adding all required fields, from the sidebar, click on publish button. Then copy short code for your contact us form.
Now, go to pages then add new. Give a name to your page like Contact Us and then click on the text and paste short code in the text area. That’s it. Now publish your page and add its link to your main menu or footer links.
To add Google reCAPTCHA, go to Constant Forms and you will be able to read a notification at the top of the page. Simply, click on the link. Or directly go to the settings page of Constant Contact Forms.
From the page, click on API site key. Upon clicking on the link, you will be redirected to Google reCAPTCHA page. Just login with your Google credentials and create a new API. After that, enter site key and secret key to Constant Contact Forms page and hit save button.
That’s it. We have successfully added contact us form to your blog and Google reCAPTCHA will be working on your contact us form.