WP SMS Two Way

Updated on Aug 29, 2022

Overview

WP SMS Two Way is an Add-On for WP SMS which allows you to receive and enable incoming messages on the inbox page.

With this plugin, you can:

  • Receive incoming messages on the Inbox page of the plugin
  • Create Dynamic Commands For Messages to respond to the incoming messages automatically

Requirements

Add-On requires the following from your host:

  • PHP version 7.4 or greater.
  • MySQL version 5.7 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.2 or greater.

Installation

1. Make sure the below plugins are installed in advance:

2. Install WP SMS Two Way

  • Go to Plugins » Add New and upload wp-sms-two-way.zip
  • Click Install Now and then Activate.
  • Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  • Enter your license key on SMS » Settings » Licenses to enable automatic updates

Activate License through wp-config.php

You can also activate your license key through wp-config.php by adding the code define('WP_SMS_TWO_WAY_LICENSE', 'your-license-key')

Configuration

Connect your SMS Gateway to WP-SMS Two Way:

Go to SMS » Settings » Two Way and copy your webhook URL

Then you need to paste this Webhook URL on the SMS gateway.

For Twilio:

Log in to Twilio Console » Phone Numbers » Active Numbers and Click on your number, then paste the Webhook URL on the Webhook field.

For Plivo:

Go to the Plivo console and navigate to Messaging » Applications » XML, then click on the Add New Application button in the upper right.

Now go to Phone Numbers » Your Numbers and click on the number to which you want to assign the application. From the Plivo Application drop-down, choose the message application you just created. Finally, click Update Number.

For Vonage:

Check out this article

Debugging the Incoming Messages Webhook

To make sure the gateway is calling the webhook, you can check logs under plugins/wp-sms-two-way/storage/logs/incoming_requests