Depending on the design of your Contact Form 7 Skins form, you may sometimes need to hide the asterisk (*) normally shown on required form fields. You can now do this with an option available in Contact Form 7 Skins.

Asterisk shown on required fields

This article will show you how to add or remove the asterisk on required form fields.

Add or remove asterisk in required fields

You can only add or remove asterisk if you have installed Contact Form 7 Skins (CF7 Skins). Therefore, make sure you install CF7 Skins before following these steps.

1. Go to Contact >> CF7 Skins Settings.

Tip: You need WP Administrator level access to go to the CF7 Skins Settings page.

2. Check (or uncheck) the Add asterisk to required fields checkbox.

Show or hide Asterisk in required fields in CF7 Skins Settings

Tip: The Asterisk – Add asterisk to required fields. option is checked by default as this provides a commonly used simple way to indicate required fields that is widely understood by form users.

3. Click Save Changes.

If you uncheck the checkbox, the asterisk (*) will not be displayed beside the required fields.

Asterisk hidden on required fields

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