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A short code is a 5 or 6-digit number that can send and receive messages with mobile phones. These high-throughput numbers are perfect for apps that need to send messages to lots of users or need to send time sensitive messages. You can buy shortcodes from Twilio or port existing short codes to our platform.
To send messages from your short code, see the Sending Messages documentation.
|Sid||A 34 character string that uniquely identifies this resource.|
|DateCreated||The date that this resource was created, given as GMT RFC 2822 format.|
|DateUpdated||The date that this resource was last updated, given as GMT RFC 2822 format.|
|FriendlyName||A human readable descriptive text for this resource, up to 64 characters long. By default, the
|AccountSid||The unique id of the Account that owns this short code.|
|ShortCode||The short code. e.g., 894546.|
|ApiVersion||SMSs to this short code will start a new TwiML session with this API version.|
|SmsUrl||The URL Twilio will request when receiving an incoming SMS message to this short code.|
|SmsMethod||The HTTP method Twilio will use when making requests to the
|SmsFallbackUrl||The URL that Twilio will request if an error occurs retrieving or executing the TwiML from
|SmsFallbackMethod||The HTTP method Twilio will use when requesting the above URL. Either
|Uri||The URI for this resource, relative to
Tries to update the shortcode's properties, and returns the updated resource representation if successful. The returned response is identical to that returned above when making a GET request.
You may specify one or more of the following parameters to update this short code's respective properties:
|FriendlyName||A human readable description of the short code, with maximum length 64 characters.|
|ApiVersion||SMSs to this short code will start a new TwiML session with this API version. Either
|SmsUrl||The URL that Twilio should request when somebody sends an SMS to the short code.|
|SmsMethod||The HTTP method that should be used to request the
|SmsFallbackUrl||A URL that Twilio will request if an error occurs requesting or executing the TwiML at the
|SmsFallbackMethod||The HTTP method that should be used to request the
Set the SmsUrl on a short code to 'http://myapp.com/awesome'
Returns a list of ShortCode resource representations, each representing a short code within your account. The list includes paging information.
The following query string parameters allow you to limit the list returned. Note, parameters are case-sensitive:
|ShortCode||Only show the ShortCode resources that match this pattern. You can specify partial numbers and use '*' as a wildcard for any digit.|
|FriendlyName||Only show the ShortCode resources with friendly names that exactly match this name.|
Return the set of short codes that match exactly 67898.
Return the set of all phone numbers containing the digits 898.