November 30th, 2012
The easyVMsms is a plugin for systems that have been implemented in Joomla CMS 2.5 and using Virtuemart 2 as a component for creating online store (eshop).
Developed by easyTECH in order to optimize the services we provide to our customers and at the same time we offer it for the community of Joomla – Virtuemart aimed at development.
Its basic function is to inform the buyer via sms for order status. The system constantly informs the buyer about the status of his order when it changes.
Initially supported integration with the company apifon.com through which we were able to integrade with its modern api they offere, so you can take advantage of the credits you have at your disposal by the company apifon.com.
All you have to do to take advantage of the update functions of easyVMsms is, to install the plugin, create an account at www.apifon.com, buy some credits and then configure the easyVMsms plugin to connect to your account in apifon.com.
The easyVMsms developed based on the API of Joomla 2.5 and Virtuemart 2. For this reason it is only compatible with these specific versions of Joomla – Virtuemart.
Also offers customization capabilities of sending messages and multilingual support of the administrator environment management. At present there is only the English translation of the interface.
The basic structure is based on the sms provider’s API and functionality of Virtuemart 2 for customer information when changing the status of their order. Whenever automated or not changing the status of the order of the customer, you inform via sms to the mobile phone number of your customer.
Basic requirement to operate the system properly is to have the user indicate the number of mobile phone in the field provided during registration or during the processing of update profile data in format 306900000000. The number must have the prefix of the country code eg. 30 for Greece. The API of apifon.com offers sending options to mobile phone numbers from all around the world and is not limited only to Greece. Suffice it to properly given the number to the above form.