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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.

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Adding A Custom Form-Tag

This is the first entry in a series of articles to help developers customize Contact Form 7.

The first topic is expanding Contact Form 7’s form-tags. As you probably know, form-tags are code in a specific format within square brackets, usually representing form controls like text input fields and submit buttons. Currently, Contact Form 7 supports 30 different types of form-tags by default.
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