Caldera Forms is a free WordPress Plugin that creates powerful and responsive form with drag and drop builder.
- Easy to use – drag and drop builder
- Conditional logic for form fields, processors and auto-responder recipients!
- Tons of great field types – calculation, dropdown select, radio, file upload
- Responsive and accessible by default!
- Export entries to CSV!
- A ton of other free features 🙂
How to Install Caldera Forms Plugin
Step 1. Install and Active Caldera Forms
Plugins > Add New > Type “caldera forms” > Install Now
Step 2. Click on Allow & Continue or Skip. Suit Yourself 🙂
How to configure Caldera Forms (Fix Email not send)
In some cases, the hosting provider blocked email, so WordPress cannot send email. The solution is use SMTP.
Step 1. Caldera Forms > Email Settings
Step 2. Email System – SendGrid
Step 3. Go to SendGrid.com and click on Sign Up
Select Free > Try for Free
Fill your information > Click on Create Account
Checking your email and confirm email address
Step 4. Log in to SendGrid and click on Settings > API Keys
Create API Key
You will be asked to set an API Key Name and configure API Permissions. You can set to Full Access
Or you could set the Restricted Access. If you do this make sure that the correct Mail Send permissions are granted as Full Access
Then click Create & View.
and here is API Key.
Step 5. Paste Your SendGrid API Key
Caldera Forms > Email Settings
Form Email Settings
You can also configure recipient email for each form. Just edit a form > Email