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Simple Basic Contact Form

Simple Basic Contact Form is a clean, secure, plug-n-play contact form for WordPress.

Simple Basic Contact Form is a clean, secure, plug-n-play contact form for WordPress. Minimal yet flexible, SBCF delivers clean code, solid performance, and ease of use. No frills, no gimmicks, just a straight-up contact form that's easy to set up and customize.


  • Plug-n-play: use shortcode or template tag to display the form anywhere on your site
  • Sweet emails: SBCF sends descriptive, well-formatted email messages in plain-text
  • Safe and secure: SBCF blocks spam and protects against malicious content
  • Ultra-clean code: SBCF is lightweight, standards-compliant, semantic, valid markup
  • Fully customizable: SBCF is easy to configure and style from the Settings page


  • Slick, toggling-panel Settings Page makes it easy to customize
  • Style the form via the Settings Page using your own custom CSS
  • Provides template tag to display SBCF anywhere in your theme
  • Provides shortcode to display SBCF on any post or page
  • Displays customizable confirmation message to the sender
  • Customizable placeholder text for input fields
  • Option to use either PHP's mail() or WP's wp_mail() (default)
  • Option to display message only in the success message

Anti-spam & Security

  • Captcha: includes challenge question/answer (w/ option to disable for users)
  • Firewall: secure form processing protects against bad bots and malicious input
  • User-friendly: same-page error messages to help users complete required fields

Clean Codes

  • Squeaky-clean PHP: every line like a fine wine
  • Crispy-clean markup: clean source code with proper formatting, alignment and spacing
  • Shiny-clean emails: delivered emails deliver descriptive, well-formatted content
  • Better performance: custom CSS styles load only where the contact form is displayed

More Features

  • Works perfectly without JavaScript.
  • Option to reset default settings
  • Options to customize many aspects of the form
  • Options to customize success, error, and spam messages
  • Option to enable and disable CSS styles
  • Email message includes IP, host, agent, and other user details
  • Customizable form-field captions, error messages, and success message

Plus much more! :)

Simple Basic Contact Form supports translation into any language. Current translations include:

  • Dutch
  • German
  • Spanish

Requires: 4.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4
Last Updated: 1 week ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


4.9 out of 5 stars


1 of 1 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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