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If you send messages with long URLs, you will love MessageMedia’s Short Trackable Links. By using this feature, you can automatically contract your web links into neat little URLs. There are many benefits, including reduced message characters and, in turn, cutting the cost of a message send. It’s also a great way to improve readability […]
In a previous part of this series, we covered using a simple reporting endpoint in Google Sheets and getting reports sent to you. In this part, we will parse detailed results into a custom interface for received messages. Although you can get details about your received messages via the portal, access to the received messages […]
Do you need business messaging that can be easily accessed without the use of internet? SMS is great for infield business communications because you can often get a message even when your internet is unreliable. So how about we make a one-to-many SMS broadcaster. Imagine you’re writing software for a school. The school organises an […]
If you’ve used the portal, you would know that there is a dashboard for reports, that can be filtered. However, you may not be aware of the flexibility and power of the MessageMedia Reporting API. If you are interested in really fine-grained reports or customising your own dashboard, you can use the Reporting API. In […]
If you store your business data using spreadsheets, there are things you can do using the MessageMedia APIs to automate some of your business processes and make your life easier. Gone are the days of sending around copies of spreadsheets to support staff, who manually copy and paste your data into secondary programs. You can […]
In this guide, we will validate phone numbers from a CSV file using Node.js and the Lookups API. Note: If you would like to learn more about the Lookups API, visit our product page. Getting started In order to work through this tutorial, you need: A MessageMedia developers account Node installed Helpful resources Lookups Node.js SDK Lookups […]
At its most basic, Slack is a messaging system; however, it can be infinitely extended and customised. It provides a flexible system to customise your team’s integration by creating custom welcome messages, your own applications and Slack bots just to name a few. In this tutorial, we’ll be building a very basic app in Node.js, […]
120 seconds? Certainly can’t be that easy. Or can it? In this tutorial, I’d like to quickly show you how simple it is to add messaging capability to your web app. Prerequisites Python installed Step 1: Setup project Create an empty folder for your project, let’s name it testApp. Step 2: Install […]
Zapier lets you connect MessageMedia to 1,000+ other web services. Automated connections called Zaps, set up in minutes with no coding, can automate your day-to-day tasks and build workflows between apps that otherwise wouldn’t be possible. Each Zap has one app as the Trigger, where your information comes from and which causes one or more […]
So, you’ve finally decided to secure your Webhooks and put an end to all those nasty payloads being sent from malicious sources? Excellent! Securing your MessageMedia Webhooks is a two-part process, the first part consists of creating a public private key pair and the second part is verifying your Webhook by making use of those […]
This tutorial is a continuation of Enterprise Webhooks (Part 1). In this tutorial, we’ll go through the remaining bits that are required to set up and verify your Webhooks. Prerequisites Node installed Git installed ngrok installed Clone the Enterprise Webhooks SDK Repository You’ll need a code editor such as Sublime Text or Atom. We’ll be using Node.js […]
The MessageMedia Messages API can handle sending messages from a C# console or web application. You can use this to keep track of message statuses in a database to log the final result. This article shows you how to send messages from the Messages API and then get status in C#. Prerequisites Before you start, […]
You’ve been employed as a developer in a company that owns and manages a CRM software. The CRM was developed a long time back and is quite legacy in terms of its capabilities. It doesn’t support JSON, only XML and currently polls external servers to check for updates so that it can notify your clients. […]
With the advancement of technology, notifying people has become a one-step process. Gone are the days when people remind each other of events or other occasions by word of mouth. A more effective, efficient and reliable method of notifying people is through messaging. If Harry has an appointment scheduled for 6pm on Wednesday, we can […]
Chatbots — they’re cool, fun and useful virtual assistants to have. In this tutorial, we’ll build a basic ChatBot that can reply to queries via Slack. We’ll be running this on our local machine and to make it even simpler, we’ll be leveraging an awesome tool called Botkit which will do most of the heavy-lifting […]
This tutorial guides you into setting up a customer database and integrating it with MessageMedia for sending text messages and tracking their delivery.
In this guide we'll build a small example application for sending the same message to multiple recipients at once.
This article shows you how to send messages from the REST API and then handle the POST webhook in C#.