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Hidden Field for Contact Form 7


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Create simple hidden fields and dynamically generated hidden fields with Conact Form 7

Simple Hidden fields are just that, simple hidden fields

*** New Dynamic Hidden Fields ***

How to create dynamic hidden fields

1) Create a filter to be called from your CF7 Dynamic Select Field.

Example Filter:

function cf7_dynamic_hidden_do_example1($value, $args=array()) {
    $value = 'new value';
    return $value;
} // end function cf7_dynamic_select_do_example1
             'cf7_dynamic_hidden_do_example1', 10, 2);

2) Enter the filter name and any arguments into the Filter Field when adding a Dynamic Hidden Field.
For example, if we need to supply a post_id so that the filter can get the post title
filter value entered would look something like this:

my-filter post_id=9

Do Not Include any extra spaces or quotes arround values, names or the =

You can pass any number are arguments to your filter and they will be converted into an array. For example the

my-filter post_id=101 author_id=2

This will call the function assocaited with the filter hook ‚my-filter‘ with an arguments the argument array of:
$args = array(
‚post_id‘ => 101,
‚author_id‘ => 2

If the filter does not exist or your filter does not return a value then the value of the hidden field will be left empty.

Also on GitHub


  1. Upload the files to the plugin folder of your site
  2. Activate it from the Plugins Page


Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the files to the plugin folder of your site
  2. Activate it from the Plugins Page
Why Filters?

Many other plugins of this type use shortcodes. I’m not a real fan of shortcodes, but that’s not the only

Filters are much more flexible that shortcodes.

For example, a shortcode cannot return an array. A shortcode pretty much requires that only a text value is returned.


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Mitwirkende & Entwickler

„Hidden Field for Contact Form 7“ ist Open-Source-Software. Folgende Menschen haben an diesem Plugin mitgewirkt:




  • corrected to work with CF7 >= 4.8


  • corrected fatal function call error due to update in CF7


  • Replaced depricated CF7 function calls


  • Corrected a bug, incorrect field type name for dynamic hidden field when creating new field, introduced in 1.2.0


  • Updated tag page to be completely compatible w/ CF7 >= V4.2
  • Backwards compatible w/ CF7 < V4.2


  • Updated to work with CF7 V4.2 (tag pane still needs some work to make it 100% but it can be used and it will still work with previous versions of CF7)


  • Added ability to preset value with query string


  • Added autocomplete=“off“ attribute to all hidden fields


  • Added Dynamic Hidden Field


  • initial release