Installing  and Using the Clickatell Text Notifications Extension

 

This article covers installing and using the Clickatell Text Notifications extension to Contact Form Ready

 

Once you’ve purchased the Clickatell 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 Clickatell Text Notifications Extension zip file. Select the file and click the Open button.

 

 

Click the Install Now button.

 

 

Once the plugin has installed successfully click the Activate Plugin button.

 

Clickatell Account Settings

You must have an account on Clickatell.com to use this extension.

On your WordPress site, go to WordPress Dashboard → Contact Forms → Settings and scroll down to Clickatell Integration. You will need the Authorization Key from your Clickatell account. On your Clickatell account portal page, click SMS Integrations on the left sidebar.  From here you can create a new integration or copy an existing API Key into the Authorization Key block on the Contact Forms  →  Settings page.

 

 

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Save Settings button.

 

Clickatell Form Integration

You must set up each form to use Clickatell text notifications. Load a form in the form editor and click the Clickatell Integration tab. Click in the checkbox next to Enable Clickatell 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 Clickatell 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.