Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Buying and installing Gravity Forms, part of WordPress Plugins: Contact Forms (2014).
…Jetpack Contact Form and Contact Form 7 are both free…plugins you can get directly from the WordPress plugin directory.…But sometimes you need to move beyond the directory…to find plugins that give you more advanced features.…These plugins are usually for pay and they're called premium plugins.…The premium contact form plugin we're going…to look at is called Gravity Forms, and…it is one of, if not the best…and most popular form plugin available for WordPress.…
More than just adding contact form capabilities to your site, Gravity…Forms allows you to build advanced form functionality to do anything, from…collecting survey data, to registering new users, to allowing users to submit…posts to be published directly on the front end of your site.…I install Gravity Forms on all the sites…I've worked with, and using this plugin, I've…been able to extend WordPress's functionality to a…point where people can't even recognize WordPress as WordPress.…So, if you're looking to extend WordPress, Gravity Forms may be the right way to go.…
- Installing and activating contact-form plugins
- Adding a basic contact form
- Creating advanced fields
- Viewing and exporting form submissions
- Receiving form submissions