No more spam with Contact Form 7

A lot of you are using Contact Form 7 plugin and like a lot, you use it with default settings, that why your messages fall in spam. So today I’ll gonna show you 3 little tricks to avoid falling in spam again.

1. Use Akismet
Yoi just need to activate Akismet and to add these two options to the “name” and “email” fields.

2. Use additional header “Reply-to”
By default, CF7 show “[your-name] <[your-email]" in the "from" field, that's a error, because this make your mailbox thinking that your Web hosting is sending email from many different domain names, so it think its spam. To avoid this use a email with the same domain name as your website in the "from" and "to" fields. If you want your email to be answerable us the additional header Reply-to: [your-name] <[your-email]>

3. Use a honeypot
Download this plugin. A honey pot is a way to induce robot in error, by proposing them a hidden field, so if the bot fill it, the message won’t be send. To use it, press the “Generate Tag” button, and choose Honeypot, than copy/paste the code in your form.
Ex.: [honeypot honeypot-630]

You can now breathe in peace.

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