Using Gravity Forms ‘gform_notification_note’ PHP filter

The gform_notification_note filter allows you to modify the note(s) being added to the entry detail page that contain the sending result of notifications for the entry.


add_filter('gform_notification_note', 'your_custom_function', 10, 6);

function your_custom_function($note_args, $entry_id, $result, $notification, $error_info, $email) {
    // your custom code here
    return $note_args;


  • $note_args (array): Array containing text, type, and subtype for the note.
  • $entry_id (int): ID number for the entry being processed.
  • $result (bool): The result returned by wp_mail().
  • $notification (array): The notification properties. See Notifications Object for possible properties.
  • $error_info (string): Additional details for notifications with errors.
  • $email (array): Array containing email details.

More information

See Gravity Forms Docs: gform_notification_note


Customize the result note with custom text

This example modifies the note text when the email is successfully sent.

add_filter('gform_notification_note', 'custom_sending_result_note', 10, 6);

function custom_sending_result_note($note_args, $entry_id, $result, $notification, $error_info, $email) {
    if ($result === true) {
        $note_args['text'] = "Amazing! WordPress sent the email to: " . $email['to'];
    return $note_args;

Disable all notes

This example prevents notes from being added to the entry for all notifications.

add_filter('gform_notification_note', '__return_empty_array');

Disable notes for specific notification

This example prevents notes from being added to the entry for notifications with a specific name.

add_filter('gform_notification_note', 'gf_disable_notification_notes', 10, 6);

function gf_disable_notification_notes($note_args, $entry_id, $result, $notification, $error_info, $email) {
    if (rgar($notification, 'name') === 'The notification name here') {
        $note_args = array();
    return $note_args;

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

Version: This filter was added in Gravity Forms version 2.4.15.