Send event to Fliplet Studio

Fliplet.Studio.emit('foo', { bar: 1 });


Fliplet.Studio.emit(event, payload);
  • event (String) Required Event to send to Fliplet Studio
  • payload (Mixed) Optional payload to send to Fliplet Studio

Listen to events from Fliplet Studio

  • Events are emitted from widget interface using Fliplet.Studio.emit('page-preview-send-event', payload)
Fliplet.Studio.onEvent(function(event) {
  if (event.detail.event === 'reload-widget-instance') {
    // Reload widget instance


  • fn (Function(event)) Callback function to handle events
    • event (Object) Event received from Fliplet Studio
      • detail (Object) Payload data from event

Handle messages from Fliplet Studio

  • Commonly used provider interface
  • Messages are usually emitted to providers, e.g. provider.emit()
Fliplet.Studio.onMessage(function(message) {
  // - data from the message received


  • fn (Function(event)) Callback function to handle messages
    • message (Object) Message received from Fliplet Studio
      • data (Object) Payload data from message


Sending data from widget interface to app preview

In the interface, run the following code to send data to the app preview.

Fliplet.Studio.emit('page-preview-send-event', { // The `page-preview-send-event` ensures an event is sent to the page preview
  type: 'foo', // Use a suitable type so that code in the page preview can be
  data: {
    bar: 'buzz'

In the app preview, through custom code or widget code, use the following code to process the events.

// Use this to listen to events from Studio
Fliplet.Studio.onEvent(function (event) {
  if (event.type === 'foo') {
    // Confirm the event is meant to be processed
    // All other attributes sent from the Fliplet.Studio.emit() should also be available

Send data from widget interface to a provider

var provider =, {
  selector: '#provider-container'

provider.emit('set-data', { foo: 'bar' });

In the provider interface, use Fliplet.Studio.onMessage() to handle the message.

Fliplet.Studio.onMessage(function(message) {
  console.log(; // set-data
  console.log(; // bar
Fliplet.Studio.emit('navigate', {
  name: 'appSettingsGeneral', // Route name
  params: { appId: 11 } // Parameters to pass to the route