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Shipping Confirmation SMS

This example demonstrates how you can send an shipping confirmation SMS via Twilio using Moltin webhooks.

How to use locally

When running this example locally it's recommended you use a service like ngrok to tunnel your dev environment to the outside world.

Once you have the repo running locally, you'll want to add the integration via the Moltin Dashboard. The URL will be the one provided by ngrok.

1. Download the example

Clone the repository:

git clone

Install dependencies with Yarn

cd integration-examples/shipping-confirmation-sms

2. Configure Twilio

In this example we will send our shipping confirmation via Twilio. You will need an account an account to continue.

Once you've signed up, head over to their Programmable SMS page and Get a number. You'll have to enter your address to comply with local regulations but once done, you'll have a new phone number.

Next you will need to get your Account SID and Auth Token. You can get these by clicking on the Show API credentials dropdown.

Show API credentials

3. Configure your ENV variables

You will want to create an .env inside the directory /shipping-confirmation-sms containing all the keys for the below:


MOLTIN_WEBHOOK_SECRET can be anything you want.

4. Start the server and ngrok

Start the development server

yarn dev

The server will typically start on PORT 3000, if not, make a note for the next step.

Start ngrok

ngrok http 3000

This will expose PORT 3000 to the outside world. Make a note of the http URL ngrok provides.

5. Create a new Moltin integration

You must now tell Moltin the ngrok URL above. Head to the Moltin Dashboard, login and go to Settings > Integrations and click Create.

Enter a name and description for your Integration. We recommend you prefix the name with DEVELOPMENT:.

Next, enter the URL and Secret Key that match those inside .env.

URL and Secret Key

Now finally you'll want to configure when this webhook will be invoked, in this example check the Fulfilled box.

Observes selection

That's it! Click Save

6. How to use

Now that our integration is setup and configured, you will need to update the Order after Checkout to include the customers phone number.

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