Want to add a form to your WordPress website? Good idea! Having a way for visitors to reach out to you is priceless. If you’re looking to grow your blog’s traffic, a form opens a channel of feedback for you to keep in touch with your readers that offers far more potential than any comment system. If you’re offering a product or service, forms are especially important. They add trust that there’s someone real on the other end and indicates investment in your users’ needs. Not totally sold that you need one yet? Then check this out. Join us right here for a few more minutes and we’ll show you how to add a WordPress form for whatever your needs may be!
Choose a Form or Build One of Your Own
Ninja Forms comes with a contact form ready to go. If that suits you, run with it! If you want to tweak it a little and make it your own, you have all the tools you need to craft beautiful forms effortlessly right there in your WordPress dashboard!
Outside the builder, you have a bunch of resources to help not only add a form to WordPress but to guide you in getting the most from your forms. Want a full walk-through for making your own WordPress contact form? Newsletter signup form? Want to make your form more visible and aesthetically appealing? Ways to entice more people to fill out your form? Check out our Ninja Forms blog for all the advice you could need!
Add a WordPress Form Anywhere!
Once you have your form ready to go, you have 3 simple options to add a WordPress form to any page you choose, anywhere you choose.
Option 1: Shortcode. Close the builder (Publish/Save if you’ve made modifications) and in the dashboard navigate to Forms>All Forms. Here you’ll see each form you have made in one column, and also a shortcode column. You can copy and past that shortcode onto any page to display your form on that page. The form will appear right where your shortcode is pasted.
Option 2: Append a Ninja Form box. Navigate in your dashboard to Pages>[page you want to add a form to]. Open that page and on the right hand sidebar of the page builder you’ll see a box labeled “Append a Ninja Forms”. Select the name of the form you want in that dropdown, and the form will be added to the bottom of that page!
Option 3: Ninja Forms Widget. Navigate in your dashboard to Appearance>Widgets. You’ll see Ninja Forms Widget listed as an option there. You can choose to place the form of your choice into the sidebar, content top, or content bottom using the widget!
And there you have it! Now you can not just add a WordPress form with ease, but have a whole bunch of form options at your disposal that you may not even known you had! If you have any questions or requests please feel free to leave the in the comments below!