This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Contact Form 7 – TinyMCE HTML Editor on mail area


Are you using HTML in your Contact Form 7 forms and email bodies? Toggle between ‘Preview Mode’ and the default textarea to gain wysiwyg control!


  • The plugin in action


The plugin assumes you’re already using Contact Form 7, if not install it first before you proceed.

  1. Install the plugin from the Plugins menu and then activate it.
  2. When using Contact Form 7, you will now see the toggle switch below the form edit textarea’s.
  • NOTE: TinyMCE may remove certain elements from your html.

Manual Instructions

  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“Contact Form 7 – TinyMCE HTML Editor on mail area” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Fixes the editor removing p and br tags.


Updated plugin to work with latest version of WP


removed wp_tiny_mce()


Fixed New Bug with Editor not reverting to HTML


Apply source formatting to cf7 textareas only