Category Archives: Howto

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 […]

Why Texts Are Not Translated

There are in total 8 language translations available in current playSMS. They are: Catalan (Spain) ca_CA Deutsch (Deutschland) de_DE English (United States) en_US Spanish (Venezuela) es_VE French (France) fr_FR Indonesian (Indonesia) id_ID Portuguese (Brazil) pt_BR Russian (Russia) ru_RU Chinese (China) zh_CN When user or admin activate one of them, sometime they saw changes on displayed […]

Fix Timezone Problem

Messages are not delivered, they are queued. Admin saw all messages in View SMS queue. Usually, before 0.9.9.2, this is the case of daemon scripts issue, they are not running or running improperly such as wrong path configured in /etc/default/playsms. But since I introduced SMS scheduler, a way to schedule delivery of submitted SMS through […]

Modify Welcome Page

In 0.9.9.2 it is relatively easy to modify playSMS look and feel. A template engine has been added and now using Twitter Bootstrap 3. Welcome Page on 0.9.9.2 Above screenshot is a welcome page displayed after successful login. Most users probably want to change that page. These are methods available to change that page: Edit common […]

Mail to SMS Gateway

Found an interesting article, or howto, about mail2sms. URL: http://linux.wxs.ro/2013/06/04/playsms-mailsmsgateway-and-smstools-on-ubuntu-12-04/ I haven’t verify those steps, but at a glance looks OK to me.

Manual playSMS Bahasa Indonesia rev. 1

Halo, Rekan saya membuatkan manual penggunaan playSMS. Bukan instalasi, hanya cara pakainya saja. Manual ini revisi 1, sekarang sedang dalam proses membuat yang lengkap page by page, button by button dibahas. Sabar ya. Download: Manual_Penggunaan_playSMS_rev1.pdf Selamat membaca dan mempraktekkan.

SMS server using CentOS, Kannel and playSMS

I found this documentation straight forward, easy to follow: http://www.visibilityspots.com/sms-server.html I haven’t actually test it, but I think it should work with recent playSMS, except when you use playSMS 0.9.7.1 you need to also copy sendsmsd* from contrib along with playsmsd*.

playSMS tutorial in French

Just want to let you know there’s a website you might want to take a look.. if you speak French https://sites.google.com/site/elinguiuriel/playsms-kannel

playSMS + Kannel + CentOS 6 final + Huawei E220 unlocked

Halo, Sedang browsing2 nemu link ini. Tulisannya cukup jelas dan isinya sepertinya benar (tapi saya belum mencobanya). URL tutorial: http://kasrut.blogspot.com/2011/07/install-playsms-and-kannel-on-centos-6.html Sedikit aja di-edit pada bagian instalasi playSMS nya: wget http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/project/playsms/playsms/Version%200.9.5.2/playsms-0.9.5.2.tar.gz tar zxvf playsms-0.9.5.2.tar.gz -C /usr/local/src/ cd /usr/local/src/playsms-0.9.5.2/web mkdir -p /opt/lampp/htdocs/playsms mkdir -p /var/spool/playsms mkdir -p /var/log/playsms cp -rR * /opt/lampp/htdocs/playsms/ /opt/lampp/bin/mysqladmin -u root -p create playsms […]

playSMS in Windows

I got a good news to share with you guys: playSMS works in Windows ! My test environment was: Laptop Windows 7 Home Edition Cygwin 1.7.7 Kannel 1.4.3 playSMS 0.9.5.1 WampServer 2.0i GSM modem Q2406B, USB (now its freakin cheap! USD 25-35 in Jakarta) I’m happy, it really works All playSMS feature seems to be […]