Looking for a widget to put your contact form at the bottom of your site? WPForms makes it super simple to embed a form so you can get more form submissions. In this guide, we’ll show you how to use a widget to put your contact form in your WordPress site’s footer.
How Do I Add a Contact Form to a WordPress Footer?
You can add a contact form to the footer of your WordPress site in seconds using WPForms. Let’s take a peek at exactly how it’s done.
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Step 1: Create Your WordPress Form
Once you have installed the WPForms plugin, go to WPForms » Add New to create a new form. Then, in your form builder, click on the Simple Contact Form template to create one.
Now it’s time to build your form. You can easily customize the form fields with the drag and drop feature.
For more details, you can read our article on how to create a simple contact form.
Step 2: Add Your WPForms Widget to Footer
Now you’ll need to add the WPForms widget to your footer widget area by going to Appearance » Widgets.
Next, find the WPForms widget on the left, expand the dropdown, and select the Footer area. Then, hit Add Widget. (Don’t see it? Read this.)
Now, adjust the widget settings as needed, and click on the Save button.
Your WordPress contact form will now appear in the footer on your website.
And, you can repeat these steps to insert a form into any of the available widget areas to make it as easy as possible for website visitors to give you their information so you can make more money online.
How Do I Add a Contact Form Widget to WordPress?
Don’t see any available widgets in your footer area?
Check out a look at our best free WordPress themes post for more great themes that support widgetized footers.
Want to know how to check if your current theme supports widgetized footers?
Click on Appearance in your WordPress dashboard.
If you don’t see the word Widgets here, it’s likely your theme doesn’t support theme.
You can double-check this on this same screen by clicking activate on your default theme then repeating the above step.
If the default theme shows the widgets under Appearance, you’ll know your current theme doesn’t support widgetized footers.
If for some reason you need to stick with your current theme, you have the option to edit your theme’s PHP which can be pretty tricky. Check out the guide about how to add header and footer code in WordPress on our sister site for more details.
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Why Add a Contact Form to a WordPress Footer?
It’s a great idea to have a contact form in your footer.
That’s because it’s not uncommon for a website visitor to scroll to the bottom of a website looking for contact information. If someone wants to get a hold of you and give you their info, you should make it as easy as possible for them to do.
Instead of making site visitors go to a separate contact page, you can simplify the process by adding a form to your footer.
Check out this post about the top places to put contact forms on your website to learn more.
That’s it! You’ve now successfully added a contact form footer with a widget in WordPress.
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