How to Display Contact Form 7 Forms in a Popup in WordPress - MailOptin

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How to Display Contact Form 7 Forms in a Popup in WordPress

Contact Form 7 makes it easy to create contact forms and embed them in WordPress posts and pages. This guide shows you how to display the forms in a lightbox, popup or modal.

To follow along, ensure that you have installed MailOptin on your WordPress website.

Displaying Contact Form 7 Forms in a Popup

Open Contact Form 7 and copy the shortcode of the form that you would like to display in a popup.

copy contact form 7 shortcode

 

Next, create a new opt-in form. If you would rather use an existing form, open it in the campaign customizer by clicking on the name of the campaign or the blue pencil icon shown below.

Finally, replace the default fields with your form’s shortcode. To do this;

First, click on the fields panel…

Open settings field

 

… then click on the Use Custom HTML toggle.

Use custom HTML

 

You will see a new code editor appear. Paste the shortcode you copied into the editor.

replace mailoptin fields with contact form 7 shortcode

 

Remember to also change the form heading and description to match your form’s purpose and save your changes.

That is all. You can visit your website to see how it looks.

how to display contact form 7 in a popup

 

When using a Custom HTML integration you may need to add CSS to your optin to style the fields exactly as you desire. Depending on how your form code is structured, the optin template’s styling might not be inherited by your form fields.

You can also decide for the popup to open when a link or button is clicked or when a WordPress menu is clicked.

See this: Connect Contact Form 7 to All CRM & Email Marketing Software

Let us know if you have any questions.