How to Send SMS Reminders from PHP Symfony Applications
If you have a booking system, making appointments such as massage or other therapist bookings, dental or medical appointments, etc., you’d probably like to remind the client about the booking they made on the day of the appointment. In some cases, you might also want to remind the person offering the service. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to send SMS reminders to clients of their upcoming massage appointments, at a designated time before the appointment, in a
Symfonyproject using Twilio's SMS service.
This post assumes that:
- You have already set up a LEMP, MAMP, XAMPP, or equivalent development environment.
- You are familiar with the
We’ll be using
composer(a tool for dependency management) to install
Twilio's SDK. Composer installation instructions can be found here. Also, be sure to install
composerglobally, by following the instructions in the global sub-section.
After installing ...