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Flamingo is a message storage plugin originally created for Contact Form 7, which doesn't store submitted messages.

After activation of the plugin, you'll find Flamingo on the WordPress admin screen menu. All messages through contact forms are listed there and are searchable. With Flamingo, you are no longer need to worry about losing important messages due to mail server issues or misconfiguration in mail setup.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Contact Form 7 documentation page.

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This plugin stores submission data collected through contact forms, which may include the submitters' personal information, in the database on the server that hosts the website.

Releases (25 )

Version Release Date Change Log
2.3 2022-06-23
  • Sets status to previous when restoring data.
2.2.3 2021-12-13
  • Fixed: Cron jobs clean-up on plugin deactivation was failing to work.
2.2.2 2021-07-16
  • Address Book: Hides the Filter button if there is no working filter.
2.2.1 2020-12-06
  • Outputs a local date/time in a CSV export file.
  • Removes load_plugin_textdomain() calls.
  • Removes a reference to $_wp_last_object_menu.
  • Removes the set-screen-option filter.
  • Inherits post_status from the previous admin page.
  • Avoids using wp_date() for MySQL DATETIME values.
  • Has been tested with WordPress 5.6.
2.2 2020-07-31
  • Sets the post_date of an inbound message based on the submission timestamp.
  • Allows users to search and filter messages within the Spam subgroup.
  • Changes the visibility of the $found_items property to private and introduces the count() method as an alternative.
  • Changes the visibility of the $id property to private and introduces the id() method as an alternative.
  • Introduces the submission result in the inbound message viewer screen.
  • Stores the posted_data_hash value for search.
2.1.1 2020-01-15
  • Security enhancement, CSV: Prefixes a field when its value begins with =, +, -, or @. See https://contactform7.com/2020/01/15/heads-up-about-spreadsheet-vulnerabilities/ for details.
  • New filter hook: flamingo_csv_field_prefix
2.1 2019-09-09
  • UI improvements in displaying JSON reCAPTCHA logs in the Inbound Message editor page.
  • Moves to trash automatically after every 30 days of the creation of spam messages.
2.0 2019-05-22
  • Displays spam logs in the Inbound Message editor page.
  • Displays reCAPTCHA logs in the Inbound Message editor page.
1.9 2018-08-08
  • The admin screen UI has been updated.
  • Enables to search Inbound Messages by keywords used in the Consent and Meta sections.
  • Introduces personal data eraser for Address Book and Inbound Messages data.
1.8 2018-01-25
  • Remove support for outdated Akismet APIs.
  • Take consent data through an inbound message.
1.7 2017-08-21
  • New filter: flamingo_add_inbound
  • New filter: flamingo_add_contact
  • New filter: flamingo_htmlize
1.6 2017-06-05
  • Tested up to WordPress 4.8.
  • Requires WordPress 4.7 or higher.
  • Added RTL stylesheet.
  • Strengthened capability checking.
  • Removed inappropriate content from h1 headings.
  • Changed the default format of the export CSV.
  • Introduced the flamingo_csv_value_separator and flamingo_csv_quotation filter hooks to enable customizing CSV output.
1.5 2016-11-29
  • Tested up to WordPress 4.7.
  • Requires WordPress 4.5 or higher.
  • count() method added to Flamingo_Inbound_Message class.
  • All language files in the languages folder were removed. Translations have moved to translate.wordpress.org.
1.4 2016-04-27
  • Tested up to WordPress 4.5.1.
  • Requires WordPress 4.4 or higher.
  • Added "Meta" meta-box to the Inbound Message screen.
  • Language packs for German, Hebrew, and Japanese are removed because those are available from translate.wordpress.org.
1.3 2015-08-02
  • Tested up to WordPress 4.3.
  • Requires WordPress 4.2 or higher.
  • Translations for Norwegian and Burmese have been created.
  • New filter hooks: manage_flamingo_contact_posts_columns, manage_flamingo_inbound_posts_columns, manage_flamingo_outbound_posts_columns
  • New action hooks: manage_flamingo_contact_posts_custom_column, manage_flamingo_inbound_posts_custom_column, manage_flamingo_outbound_posts_custom_column
1.2 2014-09-16
  • Tested up to WordPress 4.0.
  • Requires WordPress 3.9 or higher.
  • Translation for Swedish has been created.
1.1.1 2014-06-03
  • Fix: misuse of functions that Akismet 3.0 has marked deprecated.
  • Security fix: some list table columns were not escaped properly.
  • Translation for Thai has been created.
1.1 2014-04-02
  • Support CSV export for inbound messages.
  • Translations for Croatian, Portuguese and Albanian have been created.
1.0.6 2014-01-28
  • Some admin UI have been modified to fit with WordPress 3.8 admin design.
  • Translations for Arabic, Romanian, Persian and Russian have been created.
  • This version requires WordPress 3.6 or higher.
1.0.5 2013-12-02
  • New: Support hierarchical channels (aka "sub channels") for inbound messages.
  • Improved spam management.
  • Translation for German has been created.
  • This version requires WordPress 3.5 or higher.
1.0.4 2013-06-25
  • New: flamingo_map_meta_cap filter has been added.
  • Translations for French, Spanish, Slovak, Vietnamese, Italian, Simplified Chinese and Hungarian have been created.
1.0.3 2012-10-18
  • New: Resubmitting spam/ham to Akismet.
1.0.2 2012-09-05
  • Fixed: Array fields are not displayed correctly on the Inbound Message page.
  • New: Bulk action for deleting contacts.
  • New: Exporting contact information as a CSV file.
  • Translations for Turkish and Hebrew have been created.
1.0.1 2012-06-28
  • Fixed: Updating irrelevant posts when adding inbound messages.
  • Fixed: Issues relating to post boxes and admin screen options.
  • Fixed: Generating unnecessary rewrite rules.
  • Translations for Dutch and Brazilian Portuguese have been created.


1.0 2012-06-05