playSMS version 1.0-rc8 is available

playSMS version 1.0-rc8 has been released. You can get it from our download page.

These are changes made into playSMS since last release up until 1.0-rc8:

  • add js window dialog supports provided by https://github.com/nakupanda/bootstrap3-dialog
  • action message (error_string) now in a window dialog
  • colorful window dialog depends on message type: info, danger, warning
  • add new plugin stoplist accessible by admin accounts, mobile numbers added to stoplist will be ignored when sending SMS to it or receiving SMS from it
  • fix #407 webservices query operation mobile number in place of email
  • fix #404 window dialog alerts when fail to send SMS due to insufficient fund
  • fix #401 send alerts (message to admins Inboxes) for new sender ID approval
  • fix #400 nexmo unicode messages delivery
  • fix #395 displayed gateway instead of SMSC on all sent messages report
  • fix #385 unable to send message through Clickatell when password containing & (&) chars
  • fix #394 cleanup firewall plugin
  • fix #393 remember last posted data, useful for re-entries due to missing/wrong submitted values
  • fix phonebook anyone with empty mobile may access shared phonebook
  • fix credit lowest limit notification
  • now when you type @username in compose message playSMS will only display usernames whose their mobile numbers already added in phonebook (previously anyone can type @username and got all usernames from auto complete input box)
  • added to site manager default credit upon registration, default language, enable logo
  • supports multiple themes layout on each themes (currently used for popup windows)
  • add _sendsms() for popup windows displaying compose message page without header and footer
  • update pChart lib version to 2.1.4 (http://www.pchart.net/download), btw looking at the license, this lib might be replaced on next release
  • PHP PEAR and PHP DB now loaded by composer, so no need to install it for playSMS

Discus it here.

Enjoy.

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Usage example of SMS custom

Example of ‪how to‬ use SMS custom, a feature of ‪playSMS‬ provided by plugin SMS custom for accessing external script on remote URL to get proper SMS response.

Visit here to view example and discuss it: Auto collect sender mobile number

Another post worth to read: Manage custom keyword help – first time.

Try it on your own playSMS server, or use playSMS demo and menu Settings -> Simulate incoming SMS to simulate incoming SMS and the result.

Enjoy learning.

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playSMS version 1.0-rc6 is now available

I know its too fast, rc5 just released a few days ago :) But, this is an important release, so please update your recently updated playSMS installation.

Highlight in 1.0-rc6:

  • fix #363 if rate == credit balance then no charging and SMS sent
  • fix issue with enable credit unicode SMS as normal SMS
  • fix sendsms_throttle_isoverlimit() logic which previously prevented playSMS to send SMS
  • fix #NAME# template not changed or incorrectly resolved on message sent by SMS schedule plugin
  • add new language danish da_DK translation
  • add keyword separator option to replace the default space

Get it, see it demo live, discuss it in.. you know the drill ^^

anton

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Webservices API for admin tasks

Webservices API got extended for admin tasks, thanks to sponsors. Click here for sponsorship information.

Recently added several new operations to do administrative tasks for playSMS through its webservices API. Added operations are for admin level account only. You will need to use admin’s credentials to authenticate an operation.

Changes highlights:

  • webservices API for admin to inject message into the system (as if its an incoming SMS)
  • webservices API for admin to add an account
  • webservices API for admin to remove an account
  • webservices API for admin to set parent for subuser
  • webservices API for admin to get parent for subuser
  • webservices API for admin to ban an account
  • webservices API for admin to unban an account
  • webservices API for admin to update an account preferences, includes changing password
  • webservices API for admin to update an account configuration, includes changing sender ID (valid sender ID only)
  • webservices API for admin to view an account credit
  • webservices API for admin to add an account credit
  • webservices API for admin to credit an account credit

Updated documentation about this can be viewed here:
http://bit.ly/playsmsws

Please visit below link to discuss more about this:
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/playsmsusergroup/ZZEaANBujrw

anton

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playSMS Webservices

More and more users using playSMS, and some of them ask about whether or not playSMS provides HTTP API. Well the answer is YES. Its been there quite sometime actually, it is called playSMS Webservices API.

For those PHP developers, you can also try to use PHP class specifically implements playSMS Webservices API. Read about it here: http://antonraharja.com/2014/04/28/playsms-webservices-class/

Enjoy.

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