Contact Form 7 4.1

Contact Form 7 4.1 is now available. The maxlength and minlength options, and a new type of form-tag for a Twitter-like character count have been introduced. You can now get field default values from GET and POST variables as well as custom field values.

As stated in the 4.1 beta release, there has been a change in the user-input validation process and, if you use add-on plugins or custom code for Contact Form 7, you may need to modify the code to make it work with Contact Form 7 4.1.

This release also includes several bug-fixes, security enhancements, and translation updates. Upgrading quickly is recommended.

Requires: WordPress 4.0 or higher
Tested up to: WordPress 4.1

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Change Log

  • Added maxlength and minlength options to several form-tag types.
  • Added [count] form-tag type that represents character count for form fields.
  • Introduced WPCF7_Validation class to handle the user-input validation process.
  • Added the front-end URL normalization for [url] fields.
  • Added default:get, default:post and default:post_meta options to get default values from the context.
  • Translations for Turkish (Burak Yavuz), German (Ivan Graf), Portuguese (Pedro Mendonça), Dutch (Tim de Hoog), and Hebrew (Ahrale) have been updated.
  • WordPress 4.0 or higher is required.