How to Style Contact Form 7 Forms in WordPress


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Jody Banks

With over 1 million active users, Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular contact form plugins for WordPress. Their biggest downside is that the out of the box forms you add are very plain looking. Thankfully, Contact Form 7 can be easily styled using CSS in your WordPress theme. In this article, we will show you how to style contact form 7 forms in WordPress.

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Ethel Hopkins

Custom style options:

– color styling,
– custom fonts ( google fonts included ),
– styling for input fields, text, textarea, labels, submit button, messages, placeholders,
– border-color,
– form background-color,
– form transparent background-color,
– form background-image,
– form container styling,
– form container background-image styling,
– form placeholder opacity styling,
– customized style can be imported / exported
– quick edit option
– support multiple forms with different design
– Style Template Slider on the Contact Form 7 form Settings page
– px,em, % unit selector for all the specified style settings
– possibility to change the syling for the HOVER state of each element
– live preview on changing/adding the new style properties of each element
– possibility to customize error messages, success messages and warning messages
– setting page, where can re-import deleted default templates, deactivate collecting data and / or manipulate the appearance of the “edit style” button on the page where you have your contact form 7 form

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Jennefer Guerin

Custom style options:

— color styling,
— custom fonts ( google fonts included ),
— styling for input fields, text, textarea, labels, submit button, messages, placeholders,
— border-color,
— form background-color,
— form transparent background-color,
— form background-image,
— form container styling,
— form container background-image styling,
— form placeholder opacity styling,
— customized style can be imported / exported
— quick edit option
— support multiple forms with different design
— Style Template Slider on the Contact Form 7 form Settings page
— px,em, % unit selector for all the specified style settings
— possibility to change the syling for the HOVER state of each element
— live preview on changing/adding the new style properties of each element
— possibility to customize error messages, success messages and warning messages
— setting page, where can re-import deleted default templates, deactivate collecting data and / or manipulate the appearance of the «edit style» button on the page where you have your contact form 7 form

How to Customize Contact Form 7 Forms in WordPress
Francie Carver

Today, I will demonstrate how to customize your forms in WordPress using the Contact Form 7 plugin. There are a lot of design choices available for this plugin’s forms. These can be created by using custom CSS in WordPress, but it is not the only way. You can also use a second plugin called Contact Form 7 Style. This is an add-on plugin for Contact Form 7. It has form templates for you to pick from and makes it easy to customize a form without any coding.

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