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Contact Form 7 Spam Protection for WordPress

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Once you created your contact form using Contact Form 7 you actually may get spam and still need a Contact Form 7 Spam Protection for WordPress.

Once CleanTalk Anti-Spam plugin is installed it starts to protect all of the existing forms on your WordPress website. It may not only be Contact Form 7 contact forms but many others.

How to install Contact Form 7 Spam Protection for WordPress

To install the Anti-Spam plugin, go to your WordPress admin panel → Plugins → Add New.

Then enter «СleanTalk» in the search box and click the Install button for «Spam protection, Anti-Spam, FireWall by CleanTalk».

After installing the plugin, click the «Activate»‎ button.

After it is done go to the plugin settings and click the «Get Access Key Automatically»‎ button. Then just click the «Save Settings»‎ button.

That’s it! From now your WordPress website and Contact Form 7 form are protected from spam.

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How to test your Contact Form 7(CF7) spam protection

You can check if CleanTalk Anti-Spam properly protects your Contact Form 7 from spam by using a test email s @ (without spaces). First, open the form in an Incognito browser tab. Fill in all the required form fields and send a form. After submitting the form, you will see a block message about the block on the form submission.

Testing your Contact Form 7 spam protection

If you have any questions, add a comment and we will be happy to help you.

Create your Cleantalk account – Register now and enjoy while CleanTalk protects your Contact Form 7 form from spam


The protection works only for website visitors, not for website admins. Be sure to test the form protection using Incognito mode.

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