Installing and Using the BulkSMS Text Notifications Extension
This article covers installing and using the BulkSMS Text Notifications extension to Contact Form Ready.
Once you’ve purchased the BulkSMS Text Notifications extension for Contact Form Ready and downloaded the plugin, you are ready to install the extension. Go to WordPress Dashboard → Plugins → Add New. Click on the Upload Plugin button.
Click the Choose File button and navigate to where you’ve stored the BulkSMS Text Notifications Extension zip file. Select the file and click the Open button.
Once the plugin has installed successfully click the Activate Plugin button.
BulkSMS Account Settings
You must have an account on BulkSMS.com to use this extension.
On your WordPress site, go to WordPress Dashboard → Contact Forms → Settings and scroll down to BulkSMS Integration. You will need the Username and Password from your BulkSMS account. Type the Username and Password into the appropriate text blocks on the Contact Forms → Settings page.
Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Save Settings button.
BulkSMS Form Integration
You must set up each form to use BulkSMS text notifications. Load a form in the form editor and click the BulkSMS Integration tab. Click in the checkbox next to Enable BulkSMS Notifications to enable text notifications for this form. Then enter the telephone number to receive texts in the Text Message Recipient Number text box. The number must include the + sign and the international calling code as well as a properly formatted number for the receiving country (for example, +15555555555 for a US number.)
Then click the Update button to save your settings.
This article covered installing and using the BulkSMS Text Notifications extension to Contact Form Ready. If you need further assistance or are having other issues with the plugins, feel free to visit our Support Forum (on WordPress.org) or use our Contact Form.