How to Post Contact Form 7 data to any API with Simple API integration
Hard to use Contact form 7 rest API? Let’s Understand API integration
Are you trying to use Contact form 7 rest api? I will show you the process to send (GET or POST) form data to remote API’s (with API integration) such as Active Campaign, Zapier, Sockets and other remote API’s using POST/GET. For this, you just require Contact Form 7 version 4.2.0 or later. It is supporting XML and JSON too.
Install the required plugin
First, you will have to install the required plugin. The plugin is not available in the WordPress repository. You can download the free plugin from this link: Contact form 7 TO API.
“Contact form 7 TO API” is an open source software and free to use.
Contact form 7 TO API can be installed by following these steps:
- Download the plugin from the above link.
- Go to Plugins section of your WordPress dashboard where you want to add the plugin and go to Add New
- You will see an option to upload plugin. Upload the zip file downloaded from the provided link
- After the plugin is uploaded and installed, click on Activate
- After activating the plugin, go to the settings to configure the plugin
How to use Contact Form 7 to API Plugin?
- Chose the form on which you want to use with API Integration
- Type the URL of your API request and select the request type (Post/Get)
- Map your form fields as required and save your changes
- Now open the page where your contact form is showing and test it by filling in with correct information
- Submit the form and your API request should be successful. You will receive a success message
- Check the record in the connected application (API URL) for success
By this procedure, you can easily connect your contact form 7 data to almost any API. I have successfully tested this process with Active Campaign API, Zapier‘s ZAP connection, Sockets Connection using POST method. Our client wants to send his website contact form data to Active Campaign API automation. By this type of remote systems, you can save your precious time and money. This is simplest way to use Contact form 7 rest api via this plugin.
So start using this simple API Integration and enjoy the automation for free. You can comment here for any further clarifications or help of mine.