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.



With ZForms, you can create forms using an admin interface, and display the forms using a shortcode.
It uses Zend Framework to create and validate the forms, so it requires another plugin to load Zend Framework.
Flexible email options are built-in. ReCaptcha support is built-in.
You can control what happens before and after form submission.
It includes the option of requiring a session key to get form access.
It has an api for developers to create custom form handlers eg logging into facebook or sending a transaction to
You can create your own destination for the validated data, with the option of using the Zend Framework api.
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This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.


  1. Install
  2. Upload zforms folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Place shortcode [zform key="form_key" step="1"] in your post or page.


What is an example of using the shortcode?

[zform key=”my_form” step=”1″]

What functions are required in my custom handler?


Contributors & Developers

“ZForms” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Added submit input control
  • Added handler for
  • Condensed decorator logic
  • Hook into WP-ZFF load event


  • Fixing error with header.


  • First release.