Encrypted Contact offers your website visitors a tool to protect their messages before they are sent to the website's owner via email.
Have your website https-ready, make sure your visitors can reach your site via https://your-site.com.
Create a safe place for your encryption key by making the directory
Change the ownership to the web server user and remove all permissions except for the
as root run the following commands:
chown apache /home/gpg (you may replace apache with your web server user)
chmod 700 /home/gpg
Upload the plugin zip-file
encrypted-contact.tgz to your
directory and extract the plugin files. The files will be stored in a separate directory
Log into your admin panel and activate the new plugin through the
Place the contact form in some place like the sidebar through the
widgets menu, where
the new widget
Encrypted Contact will show up.
Log into your admin panel and create a new key pair for you via the
button. Alternatively you can upload an existing private key via the Key Management tool.
Decide whether or not you will store the messages (encrypted or not) on the server.
Archive Messages select box to
yes. A subdirectory
messages will be created
automatically inside the safe place for your encryption keys and copies of all messages
will be archived here before the are sent out via email.
You can read these messages and even decrypt them online using the admin panel.