SMS integration with WooCommerce Serial Number Pro brings the opportunity to send serial numbers instantly through SMS using Twilio messaging API. To utilize this feature and to engage SMS facility with WooCommerce Serial Number Pro, you need to deal with the following things-
Phone Validator for WooCommerce
Firstly, install Phone Validator for WooCommerce plugin. This plugin will automatically integrate country code to the checkout page.
To clarify, sending serial numbers as a component of a digital or physical product via SMS, country code is a must need. Once you have installed the plugin, you will see the country code along with the phone number field on the checkout page.
Signup for Twilio SMS service
To sign up for Twilio SMS service, click here.
Verify Email and Phone Number
When you have signed up, you will get a confirmation mail. Check the mail and click on Confirm Your Email.
Once confirmation of the email is done, Twilio will ask you to verify your phone number.
After verifying your phone number, you will ask you a few questions. Click on Skip to dashboard and it will take you to the Twilio Dashboard. From the dashboard, click on Get a Trial Number. This is the number you will use to send SMS to your customers.
Next, you will need two more options – Account SID and Authentication Token
Install Twillo WooCommerce Serial Numbers
Install the Twilio WooCommerce Serial Numbers plugin for your SMS service. The installation process is as same as the other plugins. Once the plugin is purchased, download it from the account’s download section. After downloading, upload it in the plugin’s upload section and activate it. Now, go to serial number plugins setting. Find Twilio setting and input the number, Account SID, and Auth Token collected from the Twilio dashboard. To set SMS format, write your message and choose the supported tags mentioned above according to your need in the SMS format field.