Contact Form Ready Change Log


This article covers the changelog for Contact Form Ready. This article is current as of Contact Form Ready v2.0.0.


2.0.00 – 2017-12-01

  • Tested on WordPress 4.9.1
  • Added new themes panel with predefined versions
  • Added custom style settings for fonts, colors of form elements with preview
  • Added ability to open form in modal box
  • Added ability to send HTML and Plaintext mail
  • Added closure and replaced jQuery with $
  • Updated formBuilder to 2.9.8
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that caused elements disappeared when form was published in Edge browser
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that prevents rendering of radio and checkbox groups
  • Bug Fix: Fixed edit icon
  • Enhancement: Added automatic copy shortcode to clipboard


1.13 – 2017-09-21

  • Tested on WordPress 4.8.2
  • Fixed small typo


1.12 – 2017-01-26 – Medium priority

  • Added an option to set the “reply to” address as the user’s email address
  • Fixed a bug that caused some settings to not be carried over correctly
  • Fixed a bug that caused the mailchimp and the recaptcha modules to conflict with one another
  • Fixed a bug that caused the AJAX method to not work if there were multiple contact forms with required fields on one page
  • Added the ability for you to edit the newsletter that gets sent out when a contact form is submitted


1.11 – 2017-11-20 – Medium priority

  • More extensions added
  • Bug Fix: Form validation now works as expected
  • Bug Fix: Added a class to the thank you message when sending the form via Ajax
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that caused the ‘Send Confirmation Email’ to never be disabled
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that prevented punctuation and placeholders from being kept in the form
  • Enhancement: You can now specify a subject line and message for each form instead of globally
  • Bug Fix: Helper text now works as expected
  • Enhancement: New hooks added to the contact form editor
  • Enhancement: Contact form settings are now in tabs for ease of use


1.10 – 2017-01-10

  • Added an “email” field to the drag and drop contact form builder
  • Fixed the bugs with single quotes in email content showing backslashes
  • Updated the code to suit the new reCaptcha (I’m not a robot)
  • Fixed the bug that caused the documentation link to go to a 404 page
  • Added functionality so that you may change the from name and from email address when a contact form is sent
  • Fixed a bug that caused broken HTML to be displayed where checkboxes were used (within the sent email)
  • Fixed a bug that caused the rows in the text areas to not be applied or saved


1.09 – 2016-12-23

Fixed a bug that caused reCAPTCHA to not be disabled


1.08 – 2016-12-23

Built in additional extension data and a page for extensions


1.07 – 2016-12-23

You can now send your contact form via AJAX


1.06 – 2016-12-22

Fixed the bug that stopped placeholders from working

Fixed a bug that caused the user message to be inserted into the admin message


1.05 – 2016-11-30

  • Fixed a bug that caused the email address to be left out of the email that is sent to the administrator
  • Added a way for users to vote on new features
  • Fixed a stray open tag
  • Added a welcome panel with documentation links for new users
  • Fixed a bug that caused the ‘headers already sent’ message to appear
  • Code refactoring to eliminate php warnings


1.04 – 2016-11-29

  • Added Google reCAPTCHA
  • Fixed the bug that stopped the “skip” button from working on the welcome page
  • Updated the predefined contact forms to suit the new reCAPTCHA inclusion


1.03 – 2016-11-28

  • Fixed a bug that caused a stray open form tag when outputting the contact form
  • Updated FormBuilder to 1.24.2
  • Added predefined contact forms in the contact form builder
    • Simple contact form
    • Hotel check in form
    • Restaurant booking form
    • Support request contact form
    • How did you hear about us
    • NPS Score
  • Fixed a bug that caused the nonce field to be emailed along with the message
  • Added support for shortcodes
  • Fixed a bug that caused hidden text inputs to hide within the contact form builder


1.02 – 2016-11-28

Added a welcome page


1.01 – 2016-11-26

  • Added a nonce to the contact form
  • Code refactoring in the send process
    • Ensured multiple lines (text areas) carry over into the email
    • Remove the “Sent by Nifty Contact Forms” link at the bottom of each email
  • Added submission and view counters for each contact form
  • Added the contact form shortcode to the list view


1.00 – 2016-11




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