Creating WordPress contact form is easy thanks to the rich free and commercial plugins in the marketplace. If you have a WordPress site, you probably know of cForms, the simple contact form plugin that allows you to create a form without any coding experience.

However, for those looking for more advanced custom forms for WordPress, commercial plugins are the way to go. There are many plugins in the market and this list is no way comprehensive. However, it represents some of the popular WordPress custom form builder plugins in the market.

Let’s dive in:

Gravity Forms

gravity forms pluginWhen it comes to creating highly customized forms in WordPress, Gravity Forms is one of the leaders in the pack. This plugin is one of our favorites due to its intuitive feature that enables you to create fields by dragging and dropping. Simply install the plugin, edit the form fields that you need and drag them to the form.

To increase the functionality of Gravity Forms, there are a number of free and paid add-ons in the market. The add-ons are suitable for those looking for advanced functionality such as integrations with email services such as Constant Contact, aWeber, MailChimp, and subscriptions, polls, directors and invoices with Freshbooks.

Gravity Forms is a plugin from RocketGenius.

Formidable Forms

formidable pro wordpress pluginFor those looking for an affordable plugin with a one-time fee, Formidable Forms will be right for you. The plugin has a user-friendly interface with drag-and-drop capabilities. You can create custom post types, pages and posts in your forms. You also do not need to log in at the backend of your website to edit the forms.

For spam control, Formidable integrates with Akismet and reCAPTCHA.

Form Maker

form maker wordpress pluginThis plugin comes in both free and commercial versions and enables you to create visually stunning forms that are fully customizable. You can customize the submit buttons, fonts, colors and any elements on the form. If you are good at JavaScript and CSS, you can use them on the forms.

The paid version of Form Maker comes with more functionality. For example, you can integrate Google Maps in the forms and create unlimited fields.

Breezing Forms

breeing forms wordpress pluginThis is another great plugin that enables you to create custom forms for WordPress. The plugin comes with different features that you will normally expect in a commercial plugin. With Breezing Forms, you can create multipage forms, enable AJAX file uploads and more without the need for JavaScript.

You will love the many features that Breezing Forms offers for free. Breezing enables you to create simple forms, calculations or complex forms, payment forms, surveys, and feedback forms.

Ninja Forms

ninja forms wordpress pluginThe basic version of Ninja Forms in the WordPress repository. With the plugin, you can easily build custom form and take advantage of other options such as entry management , custom field options, developer hooks. The Pro version enables file uploads, saving of users’ progress, multi-part forms, and front-end submissions.

What we like best about Ninja forms is the excellent support. Requests are usually answered in less than 12 hours.

Contact Form Manager

contact form manager wordpress pluginIf we are to go by the number of ratings, then this plugin is one of the most popular plugins for creating custom forms for WordPress. With the plugin, you can create different forms and append them to your website through shortcodes. You can also configure the form to send auto reply to users after signing up or redirect them to any page you want.

Contact Form Manager has in-built spam protect and other common form features and elements. The plugin is great if you are looking to create a simple web form.

The above list of plugins for creating custom forms for WordPress is by no means a comprehensive one. Which form plugin do you use?

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