WordPress SMS Plugin: If you’ve ever wanted to enable sending SMS from your wordpress website or app, This plugin was created for this by using Twilio,One of the best SMS solutions on the market. And they’re reasonably priced and have an excellent API.
The plugin includes functionality to directly send a text message (SMS) to any permissible number from the plugin settings page. You can use it to send BULK SMS to any user role of your website, or to all the users.It’s an excelent marketing approach.
The plugin also allows WordPress Users/Developers to extend its settings and functionality and integrate it into any type of site. For example, it can easily be extended to send a text message on virtually any WordPress action.
Here’s a list of what the plugin provides out of the box:
- Custom function to easily send SMS messages to any number (including international ones)
- Functionality to directly send a text message to any permissible number from the plugin settings page
- Send Bulk SMS to all the users of the website or to a user role.
- Send SMS Newsletter to all the users of the website or to a user role or to a custom list of numbers.Many premium features and options are integrated within this one.
- Enable sending SMS notifications to the admin or any number about any activity on the website (New comment,New Post,..)
- Hooks to add additional tabs on the plugin settings page to allow managing all SMS related settings from the same page
- Basic logging capability to keep track of up to 100 entries
- Mobile Phone User Field added to each profile (optional)
- Shorten URLs using Bit.ly or Google URL Shortener API (optional)
Extend, Contribute, Integrate
The plugin is extended by premium addons.
- Woocommerce SMS : It will send SMS to your Woocommerce store’s customers to notify them about their orders’ statuses. (Order completed, Shipped, Cancelled,Delivered,..)
- Event Espresso SMS Reminder : It sends SMS reminders to event attendees who registered on your Event Espresso website.
- Bulk SMS: Send Bulk SMS to the users of your websites, You can select which one you want to receive your SMS.
- WPSMS for Contact Form 7: Send notifications to the admin when someone send a message through the website forms..
- AdForest Theme integration: Enable options to send SMS to the sellers on your website when they are contacted through their ads’ contact form.
- Easy Digital Downloads Integartion: if you use EDD, You can enable sending SMS notifications to your customers when they have any action in the store (Order completed, Shipped, Cancelled,..)
- WPSMS for Vantage (By Appthemes): The admin receives SMS when a new business is being submited on his Vantage directory website.
- WPSMS for Classipress (By Appthemes) : The admin receives SMS when a new listing is being submited on his Classipress classified ads website.
- More integrations to come next. Check out more addons here.
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Disclaimer: This plugin is not affiliated with or supported by Twilio, Inc. All logos and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
- Extract and upload the folder
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Go to
Settings -> Twilioin WordPress and enter API details and Twilio number.
Please make sure you read through the SMS FAQs on the Twilio website.
Is this service chargeable?
The plugin is free, but you will need to signup on Twilio, and obtain a number with SMS capability. However, they have trial accounts available which should have enough credit for you to try out the plugin!
Contributors & Developers
“WP SMS: Texting – SMS Notification for WordPress, WooCommerce addon & Twilio Integration” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- Fixed/Removed permanent admin notice, not dismissable
- Updated Twilio PHP Library
- Fixed minor issues
- Compatible with WP 5.9
- Updated Twilio SDK
- Fixed Admin security bugs
- Enhanced SMS features
- Added Addons integrations
- Fixed Admin Notices bug
- Updated Twilio SDK
- Updated Freemius Package
- Added Newsletter Feature
- Enhanced site activities’ notifications and logs
- Added site activities’ notifications
- Added Extra Addons integrations
- Fixed minor admin notice issue
- Added Woocommerce addon notice
- Update Twilio PHP helper library to 5.42.2
- Update Freemius library to 2.3.2
- Security fix
- Changed links
- Added contact and add-on menus
- Added URL shortening option via Bit.ly URL Shortener API
- Update Twilio PHP helper library to 5.24.1
- Update Twilio PHP helper library to 5.7.0
- Fixed backslashes in test message
- Made “Mobile Number” field available on front end
- Added URL shortening option via Google URL Shortener API (goo.gl)
- Initial release version