Contact form 7 is a widely used contact form plugin. And why not? It free! More recently we’ve noticed an issue where Contact form 7 would report “THERE WAS AN ERROR TRYING TO SEND YOUR MESSAGE. PLEASE TRY AGAIN LATER” when a user entered the contact form information and click send. Even though the information is submitted, this error will cause users to try multiple times to submit through the form.
You would be surprised at how easy the fix is. The version of Contact Form 7 we’re using is Version 5.1.1. What we’ve realized is that there was an issue with Google’s Recaptcha. Although we already had the Recaptcha API information added, we decided to re-create the Google Recaptcha keys using version 3 of Google’s Recaptcha. Once we re-added the keys,
This fix may not work for everybody but as simple as it is, it’s worth a try.