# Twilio

Twilio (opens new window) is a cloud communications platform as a service company. Twilio allows software developers to programmatically make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages, and perform other communication functions using its web service APIs.

🔑 Credentials

You can find authentication information for this node here.

# Basic Operations

SMS
  • Send SMS
  • Send Whatsapp message

# Example Usage

This workflow allows you to send an SMS or a Whatsapp message to a specified phone number from your Twilio number. You can also find the workflow (opens new window) on the website. This example usage workflow would use the following two nodes.

The final workflow should look like the following image.

A workflow with the Twilio node

# 1. Start node

The start node exists by default when you create a new workflow.

# 2. Twilio node

  1. First of all, you'll have to enter credentials for the Twilio node. You can find out how to do that here.
  2. Enter the phone number from which you'll be sending the message in the From field.
  3. Enter the phone number to which you'll be sending the message in the To field.
  4. In case you want to send a Whatsapp message, toggle the To Whatsapp button.
  5. Enter you message in the Message field.
  6. Click on Execute Node to run the workflow.

# Further Reading