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Triggering Customs Actions in Builder with React

Sometimes you want buttons in your builder content to trigger code in your React app. Follow along below to learn how you can do this.

Passing down the function

Using the data attribute, we can pass down any key/value pair we like to be used in our Builder content

export default () => (
  <BuilderComponent 
    name="page" 
    data={{ 
      myFunction: () => alert('Hi!') 
    }} 
  />
)

Triggering the function in builder

Let's assign our function to run on click of a button. Using the data tab, create a new "click" event. In the event handler, there is a state variable that holds all of the data you passed. Simply call state.myFunction() and you are done!

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