Send SMS Using PHP

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The TextMagic SMS API PHP wrapper can save you a lot of time, as it includes all the necessary API commands and tests. It only takes a few seconds to download it from GitHub and to install it into your own app or software. After installation, you’ll then be able to send text messages.

Get it now on GitHub

Installation Instructions

Quick Installation

Run the following command to install the TextMagic PHP wrapper using composer: a package management system used to install and manage software packages written in PHP:

composer require textmagic/sdk

Manual Installation

You can also install the TextMagic PHP wrapper from the GitHub repository using git. Run the following commands:

git clone git://github.com/textmagic/textmagic-rest-php.git
cd textmagic-rest-php

Requirements

The PHP wrapper has the following requirements:

  • PHP 5.2.1 or higher
  • phpunit 4.5 or higher

Send an SMS using PHP (an example)

Below is an example on how to send a text message using PHP.

$client = new TextmagicRestClient('<USERNAME>', '<APIV2_KEY>');
$result = ' ';
try {
    $result = $client->messages->create(
        array(
            'text' => 'Hello from TextMagic PHP',
            'phones' => implode(', ', array('99900000'))
        )
    );
}
catch (\Exception $e) {
    if ($e instanceof RestException) {
        print '[ERROR] ' . $e->getMessage() . "\n";
        foreach ($e->getErrors() as $key => $value) {
            print '[' . $key . '] ' . implode(',', $value) . "\n";
        }
    } else {
        print '[ERROR] ' . $e->getMessage() . "\n";
    }
    return;
}
echo $result['id'];

Support

If you need help with the wrapper or if you have any suggestions for improvements, please contact us by emailing support@textmagic.com.