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Contact Form 7

In this section of the User Guide we will discuss how to install the Contact Form 7 plugin and how to add contact forms to your pages.

Caledon comes with Contact Form 7 integration, making it possible to create contact forms for various purposes.

In order to setup Contact Form 7, please perform the following steps:

  1. Navigate to Plugins > Add New from your WordPress admin panel.
  2. Type "Contact Form 7" in the search field.
  3. Locate "Contact Form 7" in the search results and click on Install Now.
  4. Once installation is complete, click on Activate Plugin.

Now when you use Visual Composer while creating your pages, you will see a new shortcode in the list of shortcodes – the Contact Form 7 shortcode.

Click on this shortcode to add a contact form to your page. There are several fields to fill in:

  • Form title – Enter text to use as the contact form title. Leave blank if no title is needed.
  • Select Contact Form – Choose a previously created contact form from the drop down list.
  • Style – You can style each form element individually in Theme Options > Contact Form 7. Here you can choose which of the predefined styles will be applied.


You can read more about the Contact Form 7 plugin at

3rd Party Integration

If you wish to integrate a newsletter sending service, you need to additionally install a plugin called "Forms: 3rd-Party Integration." You can check out the link to their site here:

Once you've completed the installation process and activated this plugin, navigate to Contact > 3rdparty Services from your WordPress admin panel in order to set the options. For more information on setting up this plugin, check out the following link: