Install and Configure Contact Form 7 WordPress Plug-in: A Detailed Guide

Install and Configure Contact Form 7 WordPress Plug-in: A Detailed Guide by Ivan Sulimenko | |

One of the best features of WordPress is its plug-in architecture, which allows developers and users to do things they could never imagine.

WordPress plug-ins, which are composed of PHP scripts, offer new additions to your site which either add unavailable new features, or enhance otherwise existing features. From search engine optimization to content displaying features like navigation bars and widgets, you can do almost anything with your WordPress site.

The Official WordPress Plug-ins Repository currently has over 31,000 plug-ins, each of which has their own custom functions and features enabling users to extend the functionality of WordPress beyond the core installation. Succinctly, using Plug-ins, you can tailor your WordPress site/blog to your specific requirements.

Due to the immense popularity of WordPress plug-ins, I’ve come up with a tutorial through which you’ll learn:

  • How to install a WordPress plug-in?
  • How to use and configure Contact Form 7 WordPress plug-in?
  • How to insert CAPTCHA into Contact Form 7?

Let’s get started with installing a WordPress plug-in!

How to install a WordPress Plug-in?

Whether you're a WordPress beginner or expert, installing a WordPress plug-in is quite easy. There are three ways of installing a plug-in in WordPress:

  • Automatically, using WordPress admin panel search option.
  • Manually, using upload method in WordPress admin panel.
  • Manually, via FTP Manager.

Let me describe them one by one!

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