Contact Form Guides

Everything you need to know about contact forms

Here's a list of our guides to help you get the most out of your contact forms.

What is the contact form?

In this guide, we cover: What is a contact form?, Why is a contact form used?, What makes a good contact form? and How a contact form works from a technical standpoint


Contact form requirements

If you want to successfully use one of our contact form scripts, then your system must meet the minimum requirements set out in this guide.


How to install and configure your contact form

In this guide, we cover: Using the contact form installer to set up your form, Getting to know the files, HTML file, configuration file, JavaScript file, and the CSS file.


How to set-up a Google reCAPTCHA account

In this guide, you'll learn how to set up a Google reCAPTCHA account and obtain your site key and secret key.


How to add new fields and extend your contact form

In this guide, you'll learn how to add a new text field to an existing contact form, make it a required field with validation, and include it in the email content.


How to remove a field from your contact form

In this guide, you'll learn how to remove an existing field from your contact form as well as removing its validation.


Simple HTML Email Form

This is an updated guide that shows HTML, CSS, and PHP code used to build a simple HTML contact form that sends an email.