By: Johan Lieu Back to Guides
How many websites have you been to that are “information only”? Meaning, you can learn about a company or a product, but you have no way to interact with the company. Very few, right? In fact, the purpose of most websites is to give people information, and to invite people to correspond with the company or to order a product. To do this, a website needs an easy-to-use, functional Contact Us page. Without it, the website doesn’t serve much use to customers who wish to learn more from a company.
Create Contact Us forms with Wufoo--no programming required!
A website’s Contact Us form, in our humble opinion, is one of the single-most important tools that a website contains. In fact, we believe in the almighty Contact Us form so much, that we’ve created a form that anyone can use. We think that a beautifully designed, easy-to-use Contact Us form should be available to the masses. And, if you are a website developer or a coder, you’ll love the time our form will save you. In fact, you can spend the time you’ll save coding, and dedicate it to design. (Or spend it hanging out with your friends.)
Clean and tidy data
You know what’s a major bummer? When someone fills out a contact form improperly and you lose the data. To prevent data-lossage (new word, it will be official soon enough) let Wufoo handle your contact forms. We build the database and validation scripts behind the contact form, ensuring that the data you collect is clean and tidy. You can choose the fields you want included on the contact form, and we’ll mind the details. For example, our program ensures that the emails are properly formatted, and that the number of words you require are met. If there is an error during the submission process, we send you some easy-to-understand prompts, so you’ll keep your conversion rates high. In other words, you won’t be bummed when you use Wufoo’s Contact Forms.
Contact forms so snazzy, they can even include images
Ready for some serious fanciness? With an upgraded Wufoo paid account, you can include an image attachment field to your contact form, which allows users to send an image along with their contact details. This can be especially handy if you have an ecommerce site and want users to send you a picture of the item they’re contacting you about, or if attaching an image helps the user explain a problem (screenshots, all you IT people?). It’s a pretty rad feature worth taking advantage of. Once a user uploads the file, you’ll receive a notification email, and you’ll be able to pull the file from your Entry Manager.
Match the Contact Us form to your branding
A snazzy contact form should not look separate from your website. With Wufoo’s Theme Designer, you can make your contact form not only super elegant, but integrate it seamlessly with the rest of your website’s branding. Include your logo, colors, and even fonts on your Wufoo Contact Form, and users will never notice that you’re using an add-on form. What’s that you say? You’d rather not worry about design? No worries, my friend. No worries. Browse our Theme Gallery, which features tons of ready-to-go forms.
Use your Contact Us form to generate leads
When you use Wufoo for your Contact Us form, it will become a valuable part of your lead-nurturing strategy. How? Well, never worry about losing a contact or letting too much time lapse between when a customer fills out your form and when you contact the customer. Set up your forms so you receive a text message as soon as someone fills it out, and you can immediately contact him or her to follow up. Your customers will appreciate the prompt response, and you won’t have to worry about the competition responding back to a customer inquiry before you can.
No spam allowed!
Perhaps among the top most annoying things is a dead cell phone battery and an inbox filled with spam. We can’t help you with the first problem, but we can keep your contact forms spam free. Embed Wufoo’s Smart Captcha System when you set up our Contact Us form--not only does our Captcha program sort out unwanted messages, but it protects the integrity of your data.
Still curious how Wufoo works?
Wufoo is an easy-to-use online tool that allows anyone to create and build online forms--no coding or programming required. And Wufoo hosts and stores everything, so you don't have to worry about where your forms or data will live.
You can completely customize the look and feel of your forms using our Theme Designer by choosing colors to fit your brand or theme, as well as adding your company's logo or your wedding colors to your forms. You can even use one of almost 300 form templates in our Form Gallery to jump start creating your forms, or look at our Examples to see how you can use Wufoo in your company.
Wufoo partners and works with loads of other applications, allowing you to accept data and information through your forms and send it other applications that your company uses. We have integrations with applications like MailChimp, Dropbox, Zapier, Salesforce, WordPress, and more.