Using Gravity Forms ‘gform_email_fields_notification_admin’ PHP filter

The gform_email_fields_notification_admin filter is used to add or remove fields from the list of email fields displayed on the Notification edit page when configuring the “Send To Field”.


A generic example of how to use the filter:

add_filter('gform_email_fields_notification_admin', 'add_field_to_email_list', 10, 2);

Applies to a specific form. In this case, form id 5:

add_filter('gform_email_fields_notification_admin_5', 'add_field_to_email_list', 10, 2);


  • $field_list (array): An array of Field Objects to be displayed in the drop-down.
  • $form (Form Object): The current form.

More information

See Gravity Forms Docs: gform_email_fields_notification_admin


Add a field to the list of email fields

This example adds a field (field with ID=1) to the list of email fields displayed in the drop-down.

add_filter('gform_email_fields_notification_admin', 'add_field_to_email_list', 10, 2);

function add_field_to_email_list($field_list, $form) {
    // Adds field with ID=1 to the list of email fields
    foreach ($form['fields'] as $field) {
        if ($field->id == '1') {
            $field_list[] = $field;
    return $field_list;

Place this code in the functions.php file of your active theme.

This filter is located in GFNotification::get_notification_ui_settings() in notification.php.