Contact Form 7 5.6.1

Contact Form 7 5.6.1 is now available. This is a maintenance release that includes several improvements, bug fixes, and a new config-validator rule.

Requires: WordPress 5.9 or higher
Tested up to: WordPress 6.0.1

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Major changes

  • Uses #[ReturnTypeWillChange] to suppress PHP 8.1 deprecation notices.
  • Removes colons to sanitize CSS ID/class selectors.
  • Config-validator: Adds a validation rule about colons in form-tag names.

You can browse the full list of changes on GitHub.