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Installing CF7 Skins

Installing CF7 Skins is easy and simple. After downloading the zip file to your computer, log into your WordPress site’s admin area. Go to Plugins → Add New and then click on Upload link. On the upload screen, click on the Choose File button to select the plugin’s zip file from your computer and then […]

Create a form with CF7 Skins

Once you have downloaded and activated the CF7 Skins plugin, you are ready to get started (see Installing CF7 Skins). 1. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard and click on Contacts in the admin menu. 2. Now select an existing Contact Form 7 form or create a new one (see How do I add a […]

Choosing a Template for Your Form

Templates allow you to quickly generate forms with predefined HTML fields and Contact Form 7 Tags (See Understanding Templates and Styles). Create a new form or edit an existing Contact Form 7 form. Scroll down to the Skins section where you will see a list of available Templates in a grid view. Each template title […]

Choosing a Style for Your Form

CF7 Skins comes with many Styles which you can apply to any form with just a click (See Understanding Templates and Styles). Create a new form or edit an existing Contact Form 7 form. Scroll down to the Skins section and click on the Style tab to view the list of available styles to choose […]

Edit your CF7 Skins Form

Each Template acts as an easy to follow guide, which can be adapted to your particular requirements. You can adjust the layout of your form by simply moving form fields around or you might copy a field similar to what you want and then change it to suit your needs. If you haven’t selected a […]

How to Customise Your Selected CF7 Skins Style

Before you begin This article will only be useful if you: Have a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. Learn more. Understand and know how to use developer tools such as Firefox Firebug or Chrome Developer Tools – Learn more. Understand child themes and/or how to update the CSS of your WordPress theme using a […]

Making your form easy to read by using Fieldsets

When creating your CF7 Skins form, you may notice that your form is starting to get a little long or confusing to follow. To help solve these problems, rather than creating separate forms or having one long form, you can section apart your content using the fieldset and legend elements. The grouping and labelling of […]

Using a Custom CSS plugin to modify a CF7 Skins Style

Custom Styling your Contact Form 7 Form With CF7 Skins you’re able to apply a Style and get a great looking Contact Form 7 form quickly and easily without having any HTML or CSS skills. Sometimes, though, you might want to make small changes. Using a Custom CSS plugin is a relatively easy way to […]

Better Contact Form 7 Checkboxes & Radio Buttons

Checkboxes and radio buttons are commonly used on many types of forms, and you’ll most likely find yourself using them. Contact Form 7 even offers a few different types of modifications for your checkboxes and radio buttons. Even though checkboxes and radio buttons are common, they are frequently used incorrectly. Your forms will be easier […]

Contact Form 7 form in columns

There are a number of common stying options that many Contact Form 7 (CF7) users like to add to their forms, like evenly spaced columns & and several fields on a single line. However adding these styles requires detailed HTML & CSS knowledge which is beyond the current skills of many WordPress users. CF7 Skins […]

Contact Form 7 Custom Button

Some users of Contact Form 7 prefer to use an image as their form button instead of the default submit button. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to accomplish this using Contact Form 7 and our popular Contact Form 7 Skins plugin. Before you begin But before we get started, there are a […]

Contact Form 7 fields side by side

One of the preferred styling options of Contact Form 7 users is to display commonly used form fields like “name” and “email” side by side on a single line. However many users find this task challenging due to their limited knowledge of HTML and CSS. CF7 Skins Ready, an add-on for our popular Contact Form […]