Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring email and messages, part of WordPress Plugins: Contact Forms (2014).
…Contact form seven uses email as the submission method.…For each form, you can set up two different email templates…that are sent to the email address or addresses you define.…These templates are defined down here past form, under the mail and mail to sections.…The first default template sends an email…to the admin address on your WordPress sight.…So the address you use to set up the WordPress site.…You can change this to any email you want, or you can also…change it to add multiple different emails simply by adding a comma separated list.…
The rest of the email settings are created using…a mix of plain text and custom short codes.…So let's take a closer look at how it all works.…Under the from section, you see here we have a…short code called your-name, and then, another short code called your-email.…And when you scroll up, you'll find those same short codes within the form.…But they look a little bit different.…Here you see that your name short code, and…you see that it's prefixed by text and an asterisk.…
- Installing and activating contact-form plugins
- Adding a basic contact form
- Creating advanced fields
- Viewing and exporting form submissions
- Receiving form submissions