Caldera Forms — Free WordPress Plugin Review

(Last Updated On: July 4, 2017)

Caldera forms are free and they are full of features:

  • Multiple columns
  • Multiple pages
  • Conditional Logic
  • Anti-spam
  • Registration & login
  • Dynamic — fields can change based on users’ answers
  • Product purchase forms
  • Support ticket forms
  • Lead capture forms
  • Newsletter sign-up forms
  • Various types of calculators
  • Feedback survey forms


After installing and activating Caldera forms, they will show up on your WordPress dashboard.

  1. Navigate to Forms
  2. Click New Form at top of page
  3. Click on one of the 7 templates for different types of form
  4. Name it
  5. Click Create Form
  6. Here is a key to what you get:
    1. Delete row
    2. Break row into columns
    3. Drag & drop row to different location
    4. New row in this table
    5. New table (It could be one single-column row.)
  7. When you click on the New Table plus sign, you will get a white box. Drag New Field blue button into it.
  8. Save and then click on Form Settings tab. You will see a shortcode that looks likeĀ [caldera_form id=”CF595312407d117″]. Edit your page in Text view. Paste that shortcode where you want the form to be.


Related page

Caldera Forms installation instructions

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