PloneSMS bundle

Bundle provides the tool and sample content type. Solution allows Plone sites to send SMSes via XIAM gateways of Cellular operators directly to cellphones. Product is tested to work with XIAM gatway of O2 cellphone provider.


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  1. Unpack into /Products folder of your Zope instance.
  2. Install PloneSMSCommunicator ans ShortMessage with Quick Installer.


  1. Negotiate with cellphone provider the access details (XIAM server).
  2. Setup PloneSMSCommunicator
  3. Send SMSes


Solution contains two Plone products:

the tool that talks to XIAM gateway at cellphone operator via XIAM-XML protocol. You'd have to set XIAM gateway properties in the tool' configlet before you are able to send SMSes.
the sample content type that allows sending Short Messages to cellphones. It employs Workflow to plug in the sendout procedure.

Developer reference


The most important API function is PloneSMSCommunicator.send_Request(). It is sending SMS via cellphone provider.

The example use of the function can be found in send_publishedMessage().

Last modified 15 years ago Last modified on Nov 23, 2005 4:25:31 PM