Laravel Nexmo Send SMS Example Tutorial

Sep 20, 2022

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Laravel Nexmo Send SMS Example Tutorial

Hello Friends,

Today, I would like to show you the laravel nexmo send sms example tutorial. let’s discuss how to send sms using nexmo in laravel. let’s discuss laravel sms notification nexmo. I explained simply step-by-step laravel nexmo message. So, let's follow a few steps to create an example of sending sms using nexmo in laravel.

In this example, I will give you a very simple example of sending SMS using nexmo/vonage API in laravel app. you can easily use this code in laravel 6, laravel 7, laravel 8 and laravel 9 app.

You have just to follow the below step and you will get the layout as below:

Step 1: Install Laravel


first of all we need to get a fresh Laravel version application using the bellow command, So open your terminal OR command prompt and run the bellow command:

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

Step 2: Create Nexmo Account

First you need to create an account on nexmo. then you can easily get the client id and secret.

Create Account from here: https://dashboard.nexmo.com/sign-in.

you can register and get the client id and secret as below:

Add on env file as like bellow:

.env

NEXMO_KEY=XXXXX

NEXMO_SECRET=XXXXXXXXXXX

Step 3: Install nexmo/client Package

In this step, we need to install nexmo/client composer package to use nexmo API. so let's run below command:

composer require nexmo/client

Step 4: Create Route

now we will create one route for calling our example, so let's add a new route to the web.php file as below:

routes/web.php

<?php

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;

use App\Http\Controllers\NexmoSMSController;

/*

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------

| Web Routes

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------

|

| Here is where you can register web routes for your application. These

| routes are loaded by the RouteServiceProvider within a group which

| contains the "web" middleware group. Now create something great!

|

*/

Route::get('sendSMS', [NexmoSMSController::class, 'index']);

Step 5: Create Controller

in this step, we will create NexmoSMSController and write send SMS logic, so let's add a new route to the web.php file as below:

app/Http/Controllers/NexmoSMSController.php

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

use Exception;

class NexmoSMSController extends Controller

{

/**

* Write code on Method

*

* @return response()

*/

public function index()

{

try {

$basic = new \Nexmo\Client\Credentials\Basic(getenv("NEXMO_KEY"), getenv("NEXMO_SECRET"));

$client = new \Nexmo\Client($basic);

$receiverNumber = "91846XXXXX";

$message = "This is testing from NiceSnippets.com";

$message = $client->message()->send([

'to' => $receiverNumber,

'from' => 'Vonage APIs',

'text' => $message

]);

dd('SMS Sent Successfully.');

} catch (Exception $e) {

dd("Error: ". $e->getMessage());

}

}

}

Now you can run and check.

I hope it can help you...

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