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Notifies user over WhatsApp®

0.2.3 2016-10-24 21:30 UTC

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phpBB 3.1 - Mobile notifier

This is an extension for the phpBB forums software. You need an instalation of phpBB 3.1.x to use this.


This Extension adds a new notifier type. Your users can enter a phone number in there profile and can get notifications on WhatsApp®.


To install this extension download it from here and upload the files in your forum under /ext/tas2580/mobilenotifier. After that go to the Admin panel of your forum and navigate in to Customise -> Extension Management -> Extensions. Search this extension in the list of extensions and click on Enable.


To configure your WhatsApp® account that should send the notifications you need a phone number that does not use WhatsApp® because you can use WhatsApp® only on one device at the same time. Also you need your WhatsApp® password, as a Windows user you can use WART to get it. As a Linux user you can use yowsup to get it.

To install yowsup type:

apt-get install python-dateutil
wget https://github.com/tgalal/yowsup/archive/master.zip
unzip master.zip
cd yowsup-master/
nano config.cfg

After that enter: (Replace 49 with your country code)

phone=49{PHONE NUMBER} (without 0 at the beginning)

Then save the file and go back to console and type python yowsup-cli registration -c config.cfg -r sms Now you should get a SMS with a code, type: python yowsup-cli registration -c config.cfg -R {YOUR CODE WITHOUT -}


You can get support for this extension on phpbb.com or in german on phpbb.de. For more informations look at my Website.

Help to translate

If you use the extension in your forum and translated it therefor in your language, it would be nice if you would send me a pull request. Also it may be that existing translations after uptates of the extensions are incomplete. So you can help me if you complete or correct existing language files.


GNU General Public License v2

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