Run JavaScriptPRO

The ‘Run JavaScript’ action allows you to run any JavaScript when a form is saved or submitted.

Adding This Action

To add a ‘Run JavaScript’ action:

  1. When editing your form, click the ‘Actions’ icon at the top of the page. The ‘Actions’ sidebar will open on the right-hand side of the page.
  2. Click the ‘Add’  icon to add a new action.
  3. Select ‘JavaScript’ from the Action pulldown. A series of settings will appear.

As with all sidebars in WS Form, click the ‘Save’ button at the bottom to save your changes, or click ‘Cancel’ to disregard your changes.

The ‘Run WordPress Hooks’ action settings are as follows:

When Should This Action Run?

You can choose to run the WordPress hook when the form is saved, submitted, or both.


Enter the JavaScript you would like to run in the editor.

For example:

alert('Thank you for submitting your form, #user_first_name!');

You can enter straight text or use a WS Form variable in the JavaScript. For more information about WS Form variables, click here.