We can put our email address on social links so that readers can contact us. Unfortunately, emails will be more or less treated as spam and even filtered. Therefore, we bring a feature called contact form.

Prerequisites#

We need to create a contact page called contact/index.md in the content directory, so that we can access the contact form.

1+++
2title = "Contact Us"
3layout = "contact"
4+++

Once created, the link will appear in the profile widget.

Parameters#

Name Type Default Description
contact Object -
contact.endpoint String - See also Backends.
contact.file Boolean false Enable/Disable file upload.
contact.fileField String - The name of file field.
contact.reCaptcha Object - Google reCAPTCHA
contact.reCaptcha.siteKey String -

Backends#

It is designed to be compatible with most backends, such as Netlify form, Getform, Formspree and Fabform.io.

Netlify#

Netlify form are supported out of box, therefore, you don’t need to specify the contact.endpoint parameter.

The demo site uses Getform instead of Netlify form, because the Netlify will upgrade your form level automatically if you exceed the limit of current plan, which will lead to additional expenses.

Please make sure the contact.endpoint parameter is empty if you intend to use Netlify form.

Others#

Let’s take Getform as an example:

1[contact]
2  endpoint = "YOUR_ENDPOINT"

reCAPTCHA#

In addition to set the contact.reCaptcha.siteKey parameter, you need to perform additional steps according to the backend: