WP fail2ban Addon – Contact Form 7


No matter how good your anti-spam measures, some will get past. This add-on logs spam form submissions via WP fail2ban, and provides a new filter for fail2ban.


  1. Ensure WP fail2ban is installed.
  2. Install via the Plugin Directory, or upload to your plugins directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  4. Add wordpress-contact-form-7-extra.conf to your fail2ban configuration.


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  • Compatibility changes for upcoming WPf2b release.


  • Bump minimum PHP version to 7.3.
  • Multisite: change to network-only activation.
  • Complete refactoring.


  • Initial release.