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What is it?

A lightweight PHP-client-library for using SMS services. Reduces the complexity of network-communication between client and SMS gateway, to help business-customer save time and money for focusing on their business logic.


Include into your PHP File in order to access the classes and methods for sending text and binary SMS.

   // will need JSON.phps (Service_JSON) for PHP<5.2.0
   include "";`

For PHP versions lower than 5.2.0 please make sure that JSON.phps is in the same directory as or install Services_JSON from PEAR.

or install with Composer

   composer require websms-com/websmscom-php


See send_sms.php on how to send messages

  1. Create sms client (once)

    $smsClient = new WebSmsCom_Client($username, $pass, $gateway_url);

  2. Create message

    $message = new WebSmsCom_TextMessage($recipientAddressList, $utf8_message_text);

  3. Send message

    $Response = $smsClient->send($message, $maxSmsPerMessage, $test);


The documentation available as of the date of this release is included in send_sms.php and


Question: Why do I get a CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST error?

 `curl_setopt(): CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST no longer accepts the value 1, value 2 will be used instead` 

Answer: Just set $smsClient->setSslVerifyHost(2)

   // 1.) -- create sms client (once) ------
   $smsClient = new WebSmsCom_Client($username, $pass, $gateway_url);


  • Version 1.0.8: Tested functionality with PHP 8.0.5, removes deprecated and unnecessary defaultValue for $pass argument in WebSmsCom_Client constructor
  • Version 1.0.7: Restored compatibility to PHP 5.0.3+ (removes PHP7 style scalar type hinting)
  • Version 1.0.6: Access token support
  • Version 1.0.5: Composer / Packagist support
  • Version 1.0.4: Throws WebSmsCom_ParameterValidationException on json_encode() errors to prevent body being 'null' or 'false'. Before this change an empty content body resulted in an API exception with status code 4120
  • Version 1.0.3: Fixed setter setHttpClient and setSenderAddressType
  • Version 1.0.2: Fixed error where long message content could not be sent because some curl/php versions set "Expect:" HTTP Header.
  • Version 1.0.1: Fixed setter setMessageContent()
  • Version 1.0.0: Basic text- and binary-sms-sending.


For any further questions into detail the contact-email is


A lightweight PHP-client-library for using SMS services.







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