Forms are generally a great source for gathering information.
Forms like contact forms, survey forms, booking forms, registration forms are the most reliable source for gathering information.
And with the increasing no. of internet users it has become easier to create a form to gather information via. internet.
When I have started a blog, I use to do lots of surveys so that I can understand my audience.
Moreover, contact forms helps my viewers a lot to make a direct communication with me.
So which plugin to use to create forms in WordPress?
The best plugin for creating forms in WordPress is Ninja Forms (my recommendation).
Ninja forms is the best plugin for creating different types of forms.
It has more than 10 types of forms; like questionnaire, registration, contact us, etc,
Moreover, it has an additional template like PayPal payment, File upload, etc, which makes this forms plugin more helpful.
It has more than 1+ million installations with a 4.5 star rating.
So in this blog, I’m going to show you how to create forms in WordPress using Ninja Forms along with how to display forms on the WordPress website.
How to create Froms using Ninja Forms
So here are the steps to create forms using Ninja Forms plugin;
Step 1 – First of all install Ninja forms. Login to your WordPress Dashboard -> Drag the pointer to plugins and click on Add new -> A new page will appear search for the plugin ‘ninja forms’ -> Install and activate.
Step 2 – After installing the Ninja Form plugin, Click on the Ninja Form menu in the left side of the WordPress Dashboard, and select Add New.
Step 3 – As I’m giving an example on how to create forms in WordPress, I’m creating a contact form, so click on the Contact Us form.
Step 4 – Once you click on the Contact Us, you will get the ready made form for your Contact Page, If you want to customize more and want to add more element you can add it using the (+ button) on the below right hand side.
Step 5 – After completing step 3, click on the link type button in Fig: 1 and copy the ninja form code, click Done, and Publish the contact Form in Fig: 2.
Step 6 – Now we will add the contact form on our website, so we’ll do this by two ways, by creating a page and Footer widget.
So to publish the contact us form, Go to your WordPress Dashboard->go to Pages section-> Click on Add New.
Step 7 – Write the Title of your page ‘Contact or Contact Us’ and write few lines at the beginning just like I have written below in Fig: 1, then click on the (+ button) and search Ninja form and choose the form which you have created for your page in Fig: 2 and publish it.
Now your contact form will be shown in the contact page of your website.
Step 8 – Now to add form in widget, drag the mouse pointer to appearance and click on Widgets.
Step 9 – Once you go to widget you would see a Ninja forms widget drag that widget either on sidebar or footer, I’m placing it to footer.
Step 10 – Now select the form you have created and click save.
Now your form will be appear on your website.
Congo! we have successfully created a form using Ninja Forms and placed it to our website.
Ninja Forms is the best plugin for creating forms for your WordPress site.
I’m using this tool for more than a year and I seem happy to use that.
In this blog, I have explained the Ninja Forms plugin in detail, how to create a form in a WordPress website using Ninja Forms, and How to display forms on the WordPress website easily without any issue.
I hope you have loved the setup of Ninja Forms and I’m waiting for your comments regarding this setup procedure.
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