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    Prestashop Marketplace SMS Notification

    Prestashop Marketplace SMS Notification module allows admin to send notifications to the marketplace sellers as well as customers through SMS. Now, admin can choose to send notifications to the sellers about seller account activation/deactivation, seller product activation/deactivation and also seller order confirmation. Admin can also send SMS notifications to customers, the customers will get notifications about their order status i.e. order confirmation, order status updates and order tracking details.

    Prestashop Marketplace SMS Notification module also allows the admin to customise the text messages to be sent as SMS notifications, in multi language as well.

    By default there are three SMS service providers (Plivo, Twilio and ClickSend)  available in this module. Admin needs to create his account with whichever SMS provider he wishes to use and then has to configure the marketplace SMS notification module with his credentials.

    Any subscription fees applicable with the SMS service provider will be paid by the admin.

    Features

    • Admin can send SMS notification to marketplace sellers and customers.
    • Option to select which contact number (delivery address number/invoice address number) would be used to send SMS notifications.
    • Admin can add prefix to customer’s and seller’s mobile number.
    • Admin gets the option to enable/disable SMS notifications to be sent to the customers for order confirmation, order status updates and order tracking details.
    • Admin can now enable/disable SMS notifications to be sent to the sellers regarding seller profile activation/deactivation, seller product activation/deactivation and seller order confirmation
    • Admin can now customise the text message to be sent as SMS notification and also set it in different languages.
    • Customers would be notified about their order confirmation, order status updates and order tracking details via SMS notifications.
    • Sellers would be notified about their account and product activation/deactivation and order confirmation via SMS notifications.

    Installation

    For installing Marketplace SMS Notification Module you need to install Prestashop Advanced Multi Vendor Marketplace module first.

    After installing marketplace module you can start the installation of Marketplace SMS Notification Module.

    1. Go to Back office > Modules and Services > Upload a Module

    2. Drop or select your module zip file

    Module will be automatically installed.

    Configuring the module

    After the installation of the module, admin needs to configure it.

    Configuration for this module can be done in four parts:

    • SMS settings
    • Customer template and SMS settings
    • Seller template and SMS settings
    • API settings

    Admin needs to first configure these settings before using the module.

    SMS settings

    Here admin can choose on which number to send the SMS notifications to customer i.e. delivery address number or billing address number.

    Admin has the option to add prefix on buyer’s number as well.

    Customer Template and SMS settings

    Admin can here select whether to send SMS notifications for order confirmation, order status updates and order tracking number. Admin can customise the message to be sent to the customers, in different languages as well. Admin can set order statuses for which SMS notification would be sent.

    This is how admin can configure the Customer template and SMS settings.

    Seller Template and SMS settings

    Admin here has the option to enable/disable SMS notifications to be sent to sellers regarding seller profile activation/deactivation, seller product activation/deactivation and seller order confirmation. Admin can here customise the text message to be sent as SMS notification and also set it in different languages as well.

    In this way Admin can configure the Seller template and SMS settings.

    API settings

    Here admin has to provide the account details for the SMS provider to be used. In order to get these account details admin will have to first register with the SMS provider.

    Now after filling in all the information, the module will be configured successfully. Follow the steps mentioned in “Register with SMS provider” below to get the account details.

    Register with SMS provider

    By default in Prestashop SMS notification module, three SMS providers are available. Admin has to register  with any one of these SMS providers to get the account details. Let’s see how to register and get the account details for all the three SMS providers and complete the configuration of the module.

    Plivo

    First step is to sign up with the SMS provider. Go to www.plivo.com and click on sign up.

    Enter your details to sign up

    Once the sign up process is completed, admin can check plivo credentials here

    After getting these credentials, now admin can complete the module configuration with plivo SMS provider.

    Twilio

    First step is to sign up with the SMS provider. Go to www.twilio.com and click on sign up.

    Enter your details to sign up

    Once the sign up process is completed, admin can check Twilio credentials here

    After getting these credentials, now admin can complete the module configuration with Twilio SMS provider.

    ClickSend

    First step is to sign up with the SMS provider. Go to www.clicksend.com and click on sign up.

    Enter your details to sign up

    Once the sign up process is completed, click on API credentials to check your details.

    API credentials will now be shown.

    After getting these credentials, now admin can complete the module configuration with ClickSend SMS provider.

    This is how admin can register with the SMS providers and obtain the API credentials.

    Working of the module

    SMS notification is sent on the same number as given by the buyer in his information details. The same number is used to send the order status messages to the buyer or you can say that all the information related to the order, dispatch, cancellation, payment, delivery etc. are communicated to the buyer through SMS notification.

    Buyer can even change the registered mobile number at the time of checkout.

    This way buyer can also change the number while checkout.

    Same goes with the sellers as well, SMS notifications are sent on the number provided by the sellers in their seller profile. The same number is used to send all the SMS notifications related to their account and products activation /deactivation and order confirmations.

    Seller can change the registered phone number any time from Edit profile tab in seller panel.

    In this way, with the help of this module, admin can send SMS notifications to the customers and sellers.

    Support

    For any kind of technical assistance, just raise a ticket at : https://webkul.uvdesk.com/ and for any doubt contact us at support@webkul.com

     

     

     

    Current Product Version - 5.0.1

    Supported Framework Version - 1.7.x.x

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