Contact Form 7 5.3.1 is now available. 5.3.1 has been confirmed to be compatible with WordPress 5.6.Continue reading Contact Form 7 5.3.1
Contact Form 7 5.3 is now available. The long-awaited contact form selector block for Block Editor has been introduced. You can now flexibly format a date using more natural expressions. The default contact form template has been improved again. As well as these, 5.3 adds a lot of refinements. Upgrading immediately is recommended.Continue reading Contact Form 7 5.3
Contact Form 7 5.2.2 is now available. This is a maintenance release that includes several improvements and bug fixes.Continue reading Contact Form 7 5.2.2
WordPress 5.5 has introduced the auto-update feature for plugins and themes. Keeping plugins and themes updated to the latest version is a key factor in managing your WordPress site securely. We strongly recommend you enable auto-updates for the Contact Form 7 plugin, but you should also be aware that there are risks involved in the use of auto-updates.Continue reading Heads-up about auto-updates
The development repository of Contact Form 7 has moved to GitHub. The GitHub repository lets you:
- Browse the code in development branches;
- Trace back through the development logs;
- Contribute to the development by reporting issues and making pull requests;
- And more!
The release repository will continue to be on the WordPress.org Plugin Directory’s SVN-based system as before.
Contact Form 7 5.2.1 is now available. This is a maintenance release that includes several improvements and bug fixes. Contact Form 7 5.2.1 is also the first release that has been tested with WordPress 5.5.Continue reading Contact Form 7 5.2.1
To access user input posted through a contact form, you can refer to PHP’s native global variable
$_POST. Besides this, Contact Form 7’s
WPCF7_Submission class provides a different data source (
$posted_data) that can be used to access user input. What are the differences between
$posted_data? And which one should you use for your purpose?
Spam protection is mission-critical for web forms. The Contact Form 7 plugin provides several types of spam protection modules to effectively block submission by spammers.
Just like other parts of Contact Form 7, its spam-filtering feature is designed to be highly customizable. In this recipe, I’ll show you how to implement a custom spam filter with simple coding examples.Continue reading Custom spam filtering
Contact Form 7 5.2 is now available. This is the first major update in 20 months and includes a lot of improvements and bug fixes. I recommend that you upgrade immediately.
Notice that Contact Form 7 5.2 requires WordPress 5.3 or greater to work. Since WordPress 5.3 requires PHP 5.6.20+ (WordPress recommends PHP 7.4+), Contact Form 7 5.2 cannot work in the PHP 5.2 to 5.5 environments.Continue reading Contact Form 7 5.2