The Contact Form 7 Skins (CF7 Skins) plugin has its own sets of settings. They let you configure various CF7 Skins options such as the CF7 Skins admin color scheme, toggle the export feature, and enable or disable visual data.

You can configure these settings from Contact >> CF7 Skins Settings.

CF7 Skins Settings Options

In this article, we will go through all the options from the CF7 Skins Settings page and explain what each of them do.

CF7 Skins Settings provides the following options:

1. Asterisk
2. Admin Color Scheme
3. Export Form
4. Delete Settings
5. Visual Data
6. Show Field Names
7. Multi Scroll
8. License Logs

1. Asterisk

With the Asterisk option, you can decide whether to add or remove the asterisk (*) normally shown on required form fields.

Asterisk - CF7 Skins Settings Options

If you enable the Asterisk checkbox, asterisk (*) is shown on the created forms.

Asterisk shown on required fields

If you disable the Asterisk checkbox, asterisk (*) is hidden on the created forms.

Asterisk hidden on required fields

Tip: Refer to our main article on adding asterisk to required fields for more details.

2. Admin Color Scheme

You can choose between the available Admin Color Schemes for the CF7 Skins admin interface.

Admin Color Scheme - CF7 Skins Settings Options

Following are the examples of different color schemes on the Templates tab of the CF7 Skins admin interface.

Ocean Color Scheme in the CF7 Skins Templates tab

Ocean Color Scheme in the CF7 Skins Templates tab

Wheat Color Scheme in the CF7 Skins Templates tab

Wheat Color Scheme in the CF7 Skins Templates tab

Tip: The Admin Color Scheme option does not change the color of the form. It only changes the color scheme of the admin interface of CF7 Skins. To change the form color, refer to our guide on understanding styles.

3. Export Form

CF7 Skins provides you the option to export CF7 form data so that you can import it to any other WordPress website.

Export Form - CF7 Skins Settings Options

If you enable the Export Form checkbox, you can see the Export Form button on the CF7 admin interface.

Export Form button in CF7 Interface

Tip: Refer to our main article on exporting and importing CF7 forms for more details.

4. Delete Settings

With the Delete Settings option, you can specify whether to keep or delete the CF7 Skins data on your WordPress website even after you remove the CF7 Skins plugin.

Delete Settings - CF7 Skins Settings Options

Tip: If you choose to keep the CF7 Skins data, WordPress will store it safely if you ever decide to install CF7 Skins again in the future.

5. Visual Data

The CF7 Skins interface has a feature to display the JSON data of each CF7 form. You can use the Visual Data option to choose whether to hide or display the Visual Data in the CF7 Skins Interface.

Visual Data - CF7 Skins Settings Options

If you enable the Visual Data checkbox, the Visual Data button is shown in the CF7 Skins interface.

Visual Data button in CF7 Skins

Clicking the button displays the JSON data of the form.

Visual Data in CF7 Skins

Tip: You can copy and paste the visual data of a CF7 form to create an identical form using CF7 Skins.

6. Show Field Names

With the Show Field Names option, you can decide whether to show or hide the name of each field in the CF7 Skins Visual Editor while editing or creating a form.

Show Field Names - CF7 Skins Settings Options

If you enable the Show Field Names checkbox, the field labels are shown in the visual editor.

Field Names shown on CF7 Skins Visual Editor

If you disable the Show Field Names checkbox, the field labels are hidden in the visual editor.

Field Names hidden on CF7 Skins Visual Editor

Tip: The field names are hidden by default. You can display them if you want to easily view the field names in the Visual Editor for debugging or mail configuration purposes.

7. Multi Scroll

The Multi Scroll option is only visible if you have installed CF7 Skins Multi on your website.

Multi Scroll

If you enable Multi Scroll, WordPress automatically scrolls to the top of the form when users switch form tabs.

Tip: The Multi Scroll option is enabled by default. You can disable it if you are facing issues with scrolling.

8. License Logs

The License Logs option is only visible if you have installed a CF7 Skins Add-on on your website. With this option, you can choose to display a separate Logs tab which displays the logs for the licenses you have purchased.

License Logs

If you enable Licence Logs, you can see the Logs tab as shown below:

CF7 Skins License tab

Tip: You can use the Logs tab to retrieve all the information of your licenses. CF7 Skins Support also uses it to solve license activation issues.

Further reading

Drag & Drop Visual Editor for Contact Form 7

Have questions or need help?

If you are using the free version of CF7 Skins, you can get help via the CF7 Skins community and also the Contact Form 7 Support forum.

If you are using any of our Add-ons, we provide Premium Email Support to help with your questions and problems.