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I have a Contact Form 7 form as a page on my site. I'd like to place the contact form on the sidebar. How can I do this?

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Thanks for retagging. I didn't have the rep to make a tag. –  RememberME Oct 5 '10 at 14:42
    
You can try hidden sidebar like this — looks-awesome.com/portfolio/wordpress-plugins/… That plugin allows to style Contact Form 7. Just put CF7 short code and customise your design. –  Villaribo May 22 at 11:20

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Have you tried the options suggested in this WordPress Support thread? They range from copying the generated code in a Text Widget to parsing the shortcode yourself in your template (<?php echo do_shortcode('[contact-form 1 "Contact form 1"]'); ?>).

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I copied the shortcode into a text widget and placed in my sidebar. <?php echo do_shortcode('[contact-form 2 "Case Submission Form"]'); ?> The submit works, but the '); ?> shows as text under the form? –  RememberME Oct 5 '10 at 14:41
    
@RememberMe: This is the full PHP code you would use in your template. If you want to try it in a text widget, you only use [contact-form 2 "Case Submission Form"]. Someone on the forum noticed this didn't work for him, but the code could have been updated since then. –  Jan Fabry Oct 5 '10 at 16:06
    
Thank you! That does work for me. –  RememberME Oct 5 '10 at 18:05

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