Written: May 9, 2010

Forms in WordPress

WordPress is a popular and flexible CMS plus blogging platform however it lacks a simple form to allow web visitors to communicate with you. Fortunately the WordPress developers created a platform that was extensible through something called Plug-ins. I found “Contact Form 7” was a popular and flexible plug-in and used it on a client site today.
Here’s the end result of a form on the WordPress page:

To get this layout you use short code, HTML and CSS:

The CSS to align the words on the left with equal spacing is:

You can even define what the email message looks like with the form contents:

If you learn a bit of HTML, short code and CSS then forms in WordPress will look good and function well.

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  1. Hey thanks for your useful article,

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Outlook 2007 Email Limitations

This week I worked with a client to send out email messages with eROI and we were testing them in Outlook 2007. I discovered just how limited the HTML coverage is in Outlook 2007 and then finally found this wonderful reference for all of the limitations.

I was trying to add a table border using images, however this wasn’t supported in Outlook 2007.

We ended up going with a CSS border statement instead which was supported even though it didn’t look as cool as our images which used shading.

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