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Eleonora Zolotarova
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Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress

Last January, we introduced a new free form builder plugin for Gutenberg, JetFormBuilder. Before developing this plugin, we studied dozens of similar WordPress tools to create the most useful and optimal product for our users. Today, let’s explore JetFormBuilder and 9 other popular and convenient contact form plugins.

Please note: The description presents the key features of each of the plugins. You can find the complete list by following the links in the descriptions. The plugins on the list are placed in random order.

JetFormBuilder

Let’s start over with a plugin from Crocoblock. It is the first plugin we developed especially for Gutenberg and it already showed itself greatly at WordPress Plugin Madness 2021 competition! Despite being only 3 months old, the plugin has successfully won three rounds. And in the fourth, it lost to none other than WooCommerce.

Features

  • The plugin allows creating both regular and multi-step forms
  • Beginner-friendly since it allows creating forms as if you were on the frontend 
  • 18 field types
  • Ability to adjust the visibility conditions and set how and when the fields will be displayed 
  • Three available input mask types – numeric, alphabetical, and alphanumeric
  • 11 available post submit actions you can set – from basic Register User to advanced Call Hook/Webhook or GetResponse integration. You can use the default message texts or add the custom ones
  • Different post submit mechanism options available – AJAX and page reload
  • File uploads option. Also, you can configure users authorized to attach files to the forms – registered, not-registered, or all users
  • Allows linking the forms to PayPal, Stripe, or WooCommerce gateways
  • Allows adding Google reCAPTCHA for spam protection and more

Integrations

  • JetEngine
  • JetStyleManager
  • Zapier, Integromat, and similar third-party services
  • GetResponse
  • WooCommerce
  • PayPal and Stripe

Price

  • FREE

⚡️ DEMO PAGE

Contact Form 7

More than 5 million downloads make Contact Form 7 the most popular and well-known contact form builder. This plugin offers the most basic functionality for creating contact forms. However, at the same time, it does not have the simplest interface and it might not work for beginners. Its main advantage is that it is also free.

Features 

  • Simple markup allowing customizing the form
  • AJAX form submitting
  • reCAPTCHA support
  • Different types of fields including text, date, URL, and email

Integrations

  • Akismet
  • Flamingo
  • Bogo 
  • Constant Contact (Endurance International Group)
  • Sendinblue

Price

  • FREE

HappyForms

HappyForms is a relatively new plugin in the niche. It’s compatible with Gutenberg, includes free features and those available at the upgraded paid version. Let’s figure out if it is really better than Contact Form 7. 😉

Free features 

  • Allows creating an unlimited number of forms, fields, messages, and messages
  • Ability to add several forms on one page
  • Multi-column layouts
  • Different fields available – short/long answer, email, drop-down menus, numeric fields, and multiple/single choice
  • A submission confirmation message and the email sent to the user
  • HoneyPot spam prevention in a single click

Premium features 

  • Access to 20+ form fields
  • Access to theme styles
  • Post submission redirect to any webpage
  • Private access with a password
  • Advanced filtering
  • Files uploading
  • reCAPTCHA
  • Log IP addresses
  • Access to Slack community and more

Integrations

  • Google Analytics
  • ActiveCampaign
  • AWeber
  • Mailchimp, MailerLite, MailPoet, SendFox, SendGrid, and Sendinblue
  • Zapier and Integromat
  • PayPal and Stripe

Price:

  • FREE
  • Premium starts at $49/year

weForms

weForms is another drag & drop contact form builder for WordPress. It offers an intuitive beginner-friendly interface and easy adjustment options. It contains vast features in its free version while the premium one offers integration with many well-known third-party plugins.

Features 

  • Unlimited forms creation with the ability to add any number of fields
  • 25+ form templates
  • 33 types of custom fields
  • Multi-step forms
  • Post submission without page reloading via AJAX
  • Allows setting a form expiration date
  • Ability to set the number of entries restriction
  • reCAPTCHA 
  • REST API and more

Integrations

  • Slack
  • HubSpot, MailChimp, PayPal, Stripe, Google Analytics, and dozens of other services can be integrated within a premium version of weForms

Price

  • FREE
  • Premium starts at $49/year

Contact Form by WPForms

Contact Form by WPForms is a form builder plugin that offers a user experience easy enough to build a contact form and add it to any webpage without hiring a professional developer. Its free version offers all features needed to create a basic form flexibly but to make something more complex like linking a form with payment or even just a multi-page form, you will have to buy a premium version.

Free features 

  • Basic form fields 
  • Three ready-made templates: blank form, simple contact form, and suggestion form
  • HoneyPot protection
  • reCAPTCHA

Premium features 

Here collected those available at the basic subscription plan but more expensive subscriptions offer the extended list of features.

  • Unlimited forms available
  • Six form templates 
  • Advanced field types 
  • Ability to control field visibility 
  • Smart conditional logic
  • Multi-step forms
  • File upload option
  • Confirmation options for submitting multiple forms
  • Ability to manage forms in the WordPress dashboard
  • Form entry emails for multiple recipients

Integrations

  • Constant Contact email 
  • Zapier

A lot more integration options are available for more advanced plans’ subscribers. 

Price

  • FREE
  • Premium starts at $39.50/year

WP Fluent Forms

WP Fluent Forms is another plugin developed to help you build forms. It also has freemium and pro versions, and a friendly user interface. The advantage of this plugin is that its free version offers all the necessary functions for the complete creation of basic forms, including different fields and templates. The pro version expands the list of available templates, allows you to add a payment to the form, and integrate the form with an impressive number of third-party services.

Free features 

  • Drag & drop form editor
  • Multi-column layout
  • 60+ ready-made templates
  • 15 input fields
  • 5 advanced fields
  • Custom CSS and JavaScript
  • Post submission email notification
  • reCAPTCHA support
  • Conditional logic

Premium features 

  • Multi-step forms
  • File & image upload
  • Connecting forms with PayPal and Stripe
  • Repeated and calculated fields
  • Repeated Fields
  • Data analysis tools
  • Visibility conditions adjustment
  • Form scheduling
  • SMS notifications and more

Integrations

  • Constant Contact
  • 15+ third-party Integrations available within the Pro version, including MailChimp, Slack, GetResponse, and others

Price

  • FREE 
  • Premium starts at $59/year

⚡️ DEMO PAGE

Forminator

With so many features provided, it’s quite surprising to find out Forminator is a free WordPress plugin. Developers made sure to cover all basic needs for building forms here, as well as set integrations with many services.

Features 

  • 3 types of forms – Standard, Polls, Quizzes
  • Front-end post submission
  • Conditional logic
  • Allows connecting Stripe and PayPal payments
  • Calculations 
  • File uploads
  • reCAPTCHA
  • Advanced fields restriction option
  • Ability to import data from the Contact Form 7 form

Integrations

  • Trello 
  • Zapier
  • MailChimp
  • Slack and many other

Price

  • FREE 

Everest Forms

Light-weighted, fast, and full of advanced features even within its free version, Everest Forms is a WordPress form builder plugin worth considering. Within a Pro version, it offers paid add-ons that extend the list of features with those as form customizer, conditional logic, PayPal and Stripe connection, some other third-party integrations, and more. But what it definitely lacks in its basic version the most is the absence of the ability to let users submit the form from the front-end.

Free features 

  • Drag & drop builder
  • Unlimited forms creation
  • Ready-made templates included
  • All basic form fields included: radio, checkboxes, dropdowns, date, and more
  • Multi-column layout
  • Multiple email recipient and notifications
  • Shortcode support
  • Entries data export in CSV
  • AJAX form submission
  • Option for redirecting to any website after the form submission
  • reCAPTCHA
  • HoneyPot

Premium features

  • Forms style customizer
  • Conditional logic
  • Multi-step forms
  • Custom captcha
  • PDF form submission
  • Integrations with other services

Integrations

  • Stripe, PayPal, MailChimp, ConvertKit, and some other third-party integrations are available via paid add-ons

Price

  • FREE
  • Premium starts at $49/year

⚡️ DEMO PAGE

Kali Forms

A react-built form builder that is easy to use and suitable for beginners is Kali Forms. It also comes with a free version filled with basic features, and a pro one.

Free features 

  • Drag & drop builder
  • 2 in-built templates – standard form and the employee information form
  • API call for third-party plugins integration

Premium features

  • 13 advanced form templates
  • Multi-Page forms
  • Conditional logic
  • File upload option
  • Form calculator
  • Payments integration via PayPal and Stripe
  • Email notifications

Integrations

  • Stripe, PayPal
  • Akismet
  • Email services like MailChimp, ActiveCampaign, Sendfox, Sendinblue, and more
  • HubSpot CRM and more

All third-party integrations are available for users of the Pro version.

Price

  • FREE
  • Premium starts at $29/year

Formidable Forms

This list would be incomplete without a Formidable form builder. This plugin is easy and fast but it seems that its free version is very limited (like most of them, by the way) while the pro version’s features might seem too complicated for beginners. Let’s see.

Free features 

  • Drag & drop builder
  • Unlimited forms creation
  • Basic fields
  • Form autoresponders
  • Spam protection
  • Export entries to CSV option
  • Custom CSS

Premium features

  • Advanced fields
  • Repeater fields
  • Drop-down menus
  • Conditional form notifications
  • Ability to set visibility conditions
  • File upload option
  • Calculator forms
  • Surveys, polls, and quizzes
  • User registration and tracking
  • Formidable and calendar views
  • Front-end submissions
  • White label

Integrations

Here as well all integrations are available only in the pro version:

  • WooCommerce Product Configurator
  • ActiveCampaign 
  • GetResponse and more

Price

  • FREE
  • Premium starts at $49.50/year