Contact Form 7 5.5.6

Contact Form 7 5.5.6 is now available. This is a maintenance release that includes several improvements and bug fixes.

Warning: Constant Contact users need action

This release also includes some important changes to the Constant Contact integration module which are necessary to accommodate Constant Contact’s new authorization API. If you use Constant Contact, be warned that you need to update your applications on the Constant Contact dashboard, and re-create connections to the new applications from this plugin’s Integration screen. Carefully checking the announcement from Constant Contact is advised.

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Customizing Stripe payment parameters

Stripe‘s payment parameters, such as the currency or the amount of money, are decided by the [stripe] form-tag placed in the form template. You might want to customize the parameters by changing them dynamically based on the user’s selection or some sort of calculation.

You can do it by using the wpcf7_stripe_payment_intent_parameters filter hook like in the following coding example:

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Avast security alert

In the past few hours a lot of Contact Form 7 users have reported that their security tools provided by Avast Software have given a security alert about Contact Form 7. In particular, the alert says it has found a Trojan Horse in one of the script files in the Contact Form 7 package.

I have confirmed no such malware exists in Contact Form 7, so I believe that it is probably a false alarm. So far we haven’t received any information from Avast about this case.

I’ll update this post when there is new information.

Contact Form 7 5.4.1

Contact Form 7 5.4.1 is now available. This is a maintenance release that includes several improvements and bug fixes.

Since the release of Contact Form 7 5.4 last February, a lot of problems have been reported and most of them have turned out to be caused by interference from other plugins or the theme used on the site.

Although fundamental solutions can be provided only by developers of the third-party plugins and themes, by updating to 5.4.1 you will be able to mitigate the problems.

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