Contact Form 7 plugin slows down page speed for your entire website. Not just your contact page.


Honest and common-sense alternatives to Contact Form 7 plugin.

Inspired by the popular plugin Contact Form 7.

Contact Form 7 adds 42.8 milliseconds to HTML global load time. It also adds 1 CSS call – and 1 Javascript call to every WordPress page and post whether there’s a form on it or not.

The CONTACT.ME ebook contains honest and common-sense alternatives to Contact Form 7 plugin. Get mobile WordPress speed!

What are Speed Alternatives?
Speed Alternatives are ebook-only guides to essential page-speed fundamentals, speed techniques, or deep obsessions on a single aspect of WordPress plugins. Whatever the report, you’re only a quick read away from learning vital, practical know-how for faster mobile speed. Popular plugins are usually the heaviest loading. You get alternatives for better speed.

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Our “CONTACT.ME” report is 2,065 words.
PDF: 9 pages, 8.5×11 inch, 1.9MB.




  • The problem with Contact 7 and mobile speed.
  • Solution possibilities aren’t always plugins.
  • Ranking of 60 alternative open-source contact form plugins with links.
  • Optimizing performance – culling the 60 free plugin candidates.
  • Our recommended Contact Form 7 alternatives.

About the Author

Steve Teare
Steve Teare, Performance Engineer

Steve Teare researches WordPress plugin speed techniques and methods. Steve’s most valued super-power is creativity.

Site owners need education. Not how to make nice-looking sites. But how not to abuse and ruin WordPress – and thus the Internet itself. Steve’s mission: save the Internet from the approaching WordPress Apocalypse!

Steve’s passion is balancing the perception of speed with color and images. Building for speed stops mobile website abuse. Performance is not just an afterthought, bake it in from the start.

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Speed Alternatives
Speed-mastery for WordPress power users.

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We reverse-engineer premium and popular plugins. We discover ways to duplicate their main features. We use a blend of discrete, free, copycat plugins. These lightweight – sometimes esoteric – alternatives won’t slow down your website.

Get speed tips and instructions. You’re buying our knowledge and expertise. Links to plugins are included for your convenience and backup. All open-source plugin downloads are the property of their original authors and protected by GPL licenses. They are endorsed and available from the WordPress plugin directory. We don’t provide plugins or support. But we do answer email speed questions for 30 days after purchase.


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