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WordPress WPForms Lite Plugin Settings post helps you set up the plugins basic settings for your forms and more.

Last Updated: March 21, 2017

WPForms Lite plugin allows you to drag and drop fields into a form, which makes your life much easier than other plugins.

For some the simple action to add a field is to drag the field into a position makes their job much easier to create forms. The other very important factor is that it has already built templates for you to use. This makes it much easier to create different types of contact forms for your projects.

The extra templates and add-ons are provided once you upgrade to the Pro version. That is why if you are really serious about your projects and you need the extra features, then I recommended you to upgrade to the Pro version it will not disappoint you.

WPForms Lite Changelog
  • Added: Option to disable activation welcome screen, wpforms_activation_redirect

What you need:

If you are serious about your business and want access to all the extra goodies, including add-ons, templates and more click on the following link WPForms Features & Addons (Optional but a must if you want all the extras.)

WPForms Lite Plugin Tutorials:

  1. Settings
  2. Create Simple Form
  3. Fields
  4. Troubleshooting

WordPress WPForms Lite Plugin Settings

Step 1 ) The following image shows you the admin menu list when you log into your website. Here you have the option to add, create and set up the following.

WPForms Menu List:

  • All Forms
  • Add new
  • Entries
  • Settings
  • Addons


Step 2 ) Go to WPForms -> Settings -> General tab to start making changes to the plugins settings. In the following image you can set up and enable the following options.

WPForms General Settings

  • Include Form Styling
  • Load Assets Globally


Email Settings

Step 3 ) Go to WPForms -> Settings -> General -> Email to start making changes to the plugins settings. In the following image you can set up and enable the following options.

WPForms Email Settings

  • Email Template (Added in version 1.1.3)
  • Email Header Image (Added in version 1.1.3)
  • Email Background Color (Added in version 1.2.5)
  • Email Carbon Copy (Added in version 1.3.1)


Step 4 ) The following image reCAPTCHA allows you to set up the recaptcha for your forms.

WPForms reCAPTCHA Settings:

Note: Remember to visit the following URL Visit reCAPTCHA to learn more.

  • reCAPTCHA Site Key
  • reCAPTCHA Secret key
  • Click on Save General Settings button when you complete the settings.


Step 5 ) The following System Information will let you know what your current system is running. This is very important to know. It also helps you troubleshoot some of the issues you might run into.


Click on the following link Create Simple Form to complete the next tutorial.

If you have any questions please let me know.


Manuel Ballesta RuizManuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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