Wix Forum events are fired in your site's backend when certain changes occur in your forum. You can write event handlers that react to these events. Event handler functions receive data that correspond to the event that has occurred. Use event handlers to create custom responses to the events.

Note: Backend events do not fire when previewing your site.

To add an event handler, add an events.js file to the Backend section of your code files if one does not already exist. All event handler functions for your site are defined in this file.

Event handler functions are defined using the following pattern:

export function <wixAppName>_<eventName>(event) { }
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For example, an event handler that handles a forum post being created looks like this:

export function wixForum_onPostCreated(event) { }
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