Nexmo SMS


The Nexmo SMS mobile notification module allows you to notify both your staff members and customers about important events in HostBill using Nexmo SMS gateway. This module is also capable of importing SMS messages into HostBill Tickets

Activating the module

  1. The plugin is free and available to all HostBill users. In order to activate the plugin go to Settings→ Modules→ Notification Modles→ Inactive, find and activate Nexmo SMS Notifications plugin.
  2. Once the plugin is activated you will be directed to Settings→ Modules→ Notification Modules to configure the module.

Module configuration

Fill in the configuration fields:

  1. API ID - API key from Nexmo panel settings
  2. API Key - API secret from Nexmo panel settings
  3. From - provide the signature or phone number
  4. Client field - variable name from Clients → Registration fields responsible for holding client's phone number

Two-way SMS verification

This module can be used together with the SMS verification module to activate user accounts. In addition, this module can receive SMS notifications sent directly from customers to virtual Nexmo numbers.

To use two-way SMS verification, you should additionally configure the Webhook URL in the Nexmo panel:

  1. Copy the URL that is available in the Nexmo module configuration description as Inbound messages Webhook.
  2. Go to the Nexmo panel settings and insert this Webhook URL into the Inbound messages field