How to insert values in the external database table?
Contact form 7 external database helper plugin. “Column Based MySQL Database” plugin will automatically create tables and columns during activation time or cf7 form editing time.
This plugin ship with database switcher add-on. Add external database credentials to Contact (cf7) > Switch Database.
It will automatically create MySQL tables and columns.
It is an easy plugin no need any coding.
Example (CF7 forms)
Contact Form 7 External Database (MySql – phpMyAdmin)
Can I connect to an external MySQL server?
Ans: Sure, you can connect. Enter hostname is the IP address of your server in the database switcher addon. (You need to enable remote host in your external database server)
How to develop custom CRM using contact form 7?
First, install CFDB7 column-based database addon and database switcher add-on. This plugin will generate corresponding tables and columns in your external database. We can connect this MySQL data with any programming language (like PHP, python, java, .net, go, etc) and we can manage submission data in the WordPress dashboard (wp-admin) also.
Can I connect to mssql server?
You can’t connect mssql with this plugin. But you can connect with the CFDB7-MSSQL plugin.