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    I just added one contact form (Formidable Pro) and the CSS is all messed up if I add it inside one short-code column [one_half first]:

    However, at the bottom of this very page, and outside any columns, I just added the exact same form and it is showing perfectly:

    What can I do to have the CSS inside the short-code columns not so restrictive and more flexible to let me use the other CSS?

    The website URL is:

    Many thanks



    If you have access to the css styling of the Formidable Pro forms. Copy all of it then place it on custom.css. It will override the theme default styling.




    Hi Ismael,

    It didn’t work.

    The “columns” shortcode CSS is still messing it up.

    I installed a 3rd party “column shortcode” plugin and the forms worked fine however, they are not responsive which kills the idea of keeping that plugin.

    How can I easily override the column shortcode CSS?

    Many thanks



    Are you really attached to that formidable pro? Have your tried Contact Form 7?




    Hi Nick,

    Contact Form 7 is not good enough for my needs I’m afraid.
    Formidable is my first option – works better for my needs, but Gravity Forms might be my second alternative.

    I found similar problems in a Google search and this seems to be the most accurate related to mine:
    However, the fix didn’t work: – the [raw] [/raw] around the form shortcode doesn’t work.

    Appreciate if anyone knows how to “prevent shortcodes from getting double filtered” which seems to be the cause of the problem.

    Many thanks.


    Formidable support is pointing this issue to the theme support:

    Any help please?


    Hey! Seems the wordpress autop function and the contact form do not play well together. its not really a css issue but a lot of unnecessary br tags are created.

    The easiest way to fix this is by adding this to your custom.css file:

    .flex_column .frm_form_fields br{display:none;}


    The fix worked perfectly.

    Thank you Kriesy :)



    Great glad we could help ;)

    Best regards,


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