SIMPLE SMS API IN PHP

SMS API to forward SMS to an email address

DIDForSale SMS API lets you handle incoming SMS in your application. You can configure the SMS to forward to your URL. Once you set the SMS to your web URL, all the incoming messages will be forwarded to your web URL. From there your application can do further routing or take actions depending on your further requirements and configurations.

How to configure the SMS to forward to web URL?

  • Login your DIDForSale customer portal.
  • Click on Manage Products
    • SMS.
    • Select the DID number you want to forward to your web URL.
      Please note the DID number you choose should have SMS Enabled on it. 
    • Choose DID action to “Update SMS Forwarding” 
    • Click on Apply

Below are the screenshots from DIDForSale customer portal to manage SMS Service.

sms-api-configuration

Figure1. Manage SMS service on a phone number.

Once you Choose the DID number that you want to update SMS forwarding on and click Apply you will then be taken to Manage SMS Forwarding. Please See Figure 2. Manage SMS Forwarding.
On this screen you will update the URL. You can choose from one of the three available options.

  • Forward SMS to phone number
  • Forward SMS to email
  • Select HTTP URL for SMS Forwarding to your API.
  • Select the 3rd option Select HTTP URL for SMS Forwarding to your API.
    Here you will type in the SMS API URL where you want to forward the SMS.

Screenshot of Manage SMS Forwarding screen from customer portal

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Figure 2. Manage SMS Forwarding

All the future incoming SMS will be forwarded to this new SMS API URL you just configured. You might be using incoming SMS for update/order from customer or may be using SMS for Authentication purpose.

SMS API example!

Here in this simple SMS API example, we will forward the SMS to email address.
When we send the request to your SMS API URL we send following parameters in JSON FORMAT:-

  • “From”,
  • “To”
  • “Text”

Syntax:

{“text”:”This is a text message to sms api”,”from”:”19499300360″,”to”:[“19495354600”]}

Here is PHP Code snippet.

This is just a simple example to demonstrate how the system works. Based on your needs you can build a system that meets your unique and comprehensive requirements. You can do anything you want with it. You can easily build a complicated SMS or Voice Application using our Developer Kit

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