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    Prestashop SMS Notification

    Prestashop SMS Notification module allows admin to send order status notifications to their buyers via SMS. The buyers will get notifications about their order status i.e. order placed, order cancellation, dispatch details about shipment and delivery etc.

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

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

    Features

    • Admin selects whether to send the SMS notification on the billing address number or the delivery address number.
    • Admin can add prefix to customer mobile number.
    • Admin has option to enable/disable order confirmation SMS.
    • Admin can customise the order confirmation message.
    • Admin can enable/disable order status update SMS.
    • Admin can customise the order status message.
    • Admin also has the option to select order status for which SMS notifications would be sent.
    • Admin can enable/disable order tracking number SMS notification.
    • Admin can customise the order tracking message.
    • Admin also has the option to add all the SMS notification messages in different languages.
    • The buyer will be notified as the order gets placed and when admin updates the status.
    • The buyer will receive notification if the order gets cancelled.
    • The buyer will receive notification about the order dispatch.
    • The buyer will be notified about the shipment details.
    • The buyer will be notified about the delivery details.

    Installation

    1. Go to Back office > Modules and Services > Upload a Module
    2. Drop or select your module zip file
    3. The module would be automatically installed

    Module Configuration

    After successful installation of the module,  admin can configure the module.

    Configuration for this module can be done in three parts:

    • SMS settings
    • Template 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 buyers i.e. delivery address number or billing address number.

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

    Template Settings

    Admin can select whether SMS notifications for order confirmation, order status updates and order tracking number needs to be sent or not. Customized messages can be sent to buyers in different languages as well. Admin can set order statuses for which SMS notifications would be sent.

    This is how admin can configure the template 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, six 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 six 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 complete, admin can check plivo credentials here

    Now, Enter these credentials in module configuration to successfully integrate Plivo messaging service.

    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 complete, admin can check Twilio credentials on the dashboard.

    Now, Enter these credentials in module configuration to successfully integrate Twilio messaging service.

    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 complete, click on API credentials to check your details.

    API credentials will now be shown.

    Now, Enter these credentials in module configuration to successfully integrate ClickSend messaging service.

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

    TextLocal

    First step is to sign up with the SMS provider. Go to https://control.textlocal.in/docs/ and click on sign up.

    Enter your details to signup.

    Go to Settings-> API Keys to create new API key.

    Click on Create new key to generate API key.

    After clicking on create new key, API keys will be generated.

    TextLocal hash can be accessed from the Home Page of the TextLocal website.

    Now, Enter these credentials in module configuration to successfully integrate TextLocal messaging service.

    SendinBlue

    First step is to sign up with the SMS provider. Go to https://app.sendinblue.com/account/register/ and click on sign up

    Enter your details to signup.

    Click on ‘SMTP & API’ option to access API keys.

    Now, Click on ‘Create A New API Key’ to generate API key.

    After clicking on ‘Create a new API key’, Select version & enter name of API key.

    The API key will be successfully generated.

    Now, Enter these credentials in module configuration to successfully integrate SendInBlue messaging service.

    Onehop

    First step is to sign up with the SMS provider. Go to http://www.onehop.co/ and click on sign up

    Enter your details to signup.

    Click on ‘Account Info’ to access API keys.

    After clicking on ‘Account info’, user will be redirected to the page where API keys can be accessed.

    Now, Enter these credentials in module configuration to successfully integrate Onehop messaging service.

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

    Workflow

    SMS notification is sent to the number provided by the buyer in his information details. Messages related to order, dispatch, cancellation, Payment, delivery etc are sent to the registered number of the customer.

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

    That was all about Prestashop SMS Notification. Now, admin can easily inform the buyer about the order statuses by sending him/her an SMS notification.

    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 - 4.2.0

    Supported Framework Version - 1.7.x.x

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    Comments (2)

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  • Abhinav Gupta
    Very insightful for me. Noted the points you mentioned in this article.

    • amit kushwaha
      Hello Abhinav,
      Greetings from Webkul!
      Glad that you have liked our module.

      For any further queries related to our module, you can raise a ticket at our support ticket system https://webkul.com/ticket/ or you can mail us at support@webkul.com.

      Good day!

      Thanks & regards.

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