When a visitor ’submits his/her data on your website via a Contact Form 7 form, upon form ’submission, ’such data are also sent to Google Sheets.
Get rid of making mistakes while adding the sheet settings or adding the headers ( Mail Tags ) to the sheet column. We have Launched the Googlesheet Connector PRO version with more automated features.
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Google Sheet URL to Check ’submitted Data
Version Update 4.0
CF7 Google Sheet Connector version 4.0 would required you to re-authenticate with your Google Account again due to update of Google API V3 to V4.
To avoid any loss of data redo the Google Sheet settings of each Contact Forms again with required sheet and tab details.
How to Use this Plugin
In Google Sheets
* Log into your Google Account and visit Google Sheets.
* Create a new Sheet and name it.
* Rename the tab on which you want to capture the data.
In WordPress Admin
* Create or Edit the Contact Form 7 form from which you want to capture the data. Set up the form as u’sual in the Form and Mail etc tabs. Thereafter, go to the new “Google Sheets” tab.
* On the “Google Sheets” tab, copy-paste the Google Sheets sheet name and tab name into respective positions, and hit “Save”.
In Google Sheets
* In the Google sheets tab, provide column names in row 1. The first column should be “date”. For each further column, copy paste mail tags from the Contact Form 7 form (e.g. “your-name”, “your-email”, “your-’subject”, “your-message”, etc).
* Test your form ’submit and verify that the data shows up in your Google Sheet.
Videos to help you get started with CF7 Google Sheets Connector
How to Install, Authenticate and Integrate Contact Form with your Google Sheet.
- You must pay very careful attention to your naming. This plugin will have unpredictable re’sults if names and spellings do not match between your Google Sheets and form settings.
Site Admin > Plugins > New > Search > CF7 Google Sheets Connector > Install.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
- Use the
Admin Panel > Contact form 7 > Google Sheetsscreen to connect to
Google Sheetsby entering the Access Code. You can get the Access Code by clicking the “Get Code” button.
Why isn’t the data send to spreadsheet? CF7 Submit is just Spinning.
Sometimes it can take a while of spinning before it goes through. But if the entries never show up in your Sheet then one of these things might be the reason:
- Wrong access code ( Check debug log )
- Wrong Sheet name or tab name
- Wrong Column name mapping ( keep in mind that not to use capital letters, number as initial and special characters like underscores, double or single code, space etc. You can only use small letters and hyphen. )
Please double-check those items and hopefully getting them right will fix the is’sue.
How do I get the Google Access Code required in step 3 of Installation?
- On the
Admin Panel > Contact form 7 > Google Sheetsscreen, click the “Get Code” button.
- In a popup Google will ask you to authorize the plugin to connect to your Google Sheets. Authorize it – you may have to log in to your Google account if you aren’t already logged in.
- On the next screen, you should receive the Access Code. Copy it.
- Now you can paste this code back on the
Admin Panel > Contact form 7 > Google Sheetsscreen.
- On the
Contributors & Developers
“CF7 Google Sheets Connector” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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* Fixed: \’Line Break\’ on textarea is’sue resolved.
- Fixed: Undefined index is’sue.
- Fixed is’sue with incorrect or expired auth code
- Fixed deactivation is’sue while adding incorrect and expired auth code.
- Fixed displaying of error while setting Contact Form initially.
- Fixed vulnerability is’sues.
- Added ‘Upgrade to PRO’ links.
- Added Google sheet link in settings.
- Updated Google API version to 2.10.1 and Guzzle Library to 7.3.0
- Did few UI changes.
- New: Displayed authenticated email id at the integration page.
- Fixed: Data not getting saved under exact column names.
- Fixed: composer functions to avoid clashing with other plugins.
- Updated API library to avoid conflicts with “Facebook for WordPress” plugin and others.
- Fixed saving of incorrect file name to the Google Sheet.
- Fixed the special mail tag is’sue due to WordPress Contact Form 7 5.2.2
- Fixed the special mail tag is’sue due to WordPress Contact Form 7 5.2.1
- Allow user to deactivate authentication.
- Fixed – conflicts error.
- Fixed displaying of single quote sign in front of numeric and date values.
- Upgrade Google APIs Client Library to version v4.
- CF7 input field names and header name can have capital letters, underscore, number and space.
- Fixed addition of backslash in front of apostrophes and quotation marks
- Update API Library.
- Allowed user to permanently close Google Sheet Connector Pro notice.
- Hide Google Sheet menu and settings as per user role contact form 7 edit capabilities.
- Fixed – Displaying of Google Sheet Connector notice to be dismissible.
- Done UI changes.
- Fixed – Not to delete authentication data when upgrade to Pro Version.
- Changed few classes and functions name to not get conflict when upgrade to pro Version
- Done UI changes at Google Sheet Tab under Contact Form settings.
- Removed Limitation
- Fixed – Connections of Contact Forms with Google Sheet.
- Added limitation to connect first 5 Contact Forms to Google Sheet.
- Fixed images not being displayed.
- Fixed integration is’sues.
- Fixed the functionality is’sues of limitations as per the last update.
- Done few UI changes and solved few bugs.
- Added a limitation for contact form to be connected with the Google Sheet.
- Added Google Sheet Connector dashboard widget for quick access to the contact form connected with Google Sheet.
- Added option to clear logs.
- Fixed – Multisite plugin activation is’sue.
2.0 ( 11/06/2018 )
- Fixed – Bypassing of CF7 built-in data validation.
- Fixed – Not fetching contact form data to google sheet.
- Fixed the hijacking( loading is’sue front-end form ) of page after ’submit actions.
- Integrated New Special Mail Tags ( including flamingo serial number ) with Spread Sheet without (_) underscores(Refer screenshot).
- Integrated Special Mail Tags with Spread Sheet without (_)underscores(Refer screenshot).
- Fixed Date Format as per wordpress standards.
- Updated Google Spread Sheet Library
- Changed classes name for PHP Google Auth library.
- Delete all data on uninstallation of plugin.
- Fixed more class names due to conflict with other plugins.
- Fixed is’sue to send hidden fields via dynamic text extension.
- Added settings link on activation of plugin.
- Fixed 500 Internal Server Error if sheet name or tab name is not set.
- Added .pot file for easier translation.
- Updated plugin description etc.
- Fixed date format and display is’sues related to non-English dates.
- Fixed the class name due to conflict with other plugins.
- First public release
- Integrated Contact form 7 with Google sheets.