How cool would it be for you to implement a really useful tool on your blog for your site visitors? Something that adds real value? We know, there’s the regular weather info widgets, clocks and social media, but what about a free text message widget?
For those cell phone users who don’t have unlimited data plans, it would be really helpful. Fortunately websites like Text Message Tool offer free widgets to send text message in Canada and the United States for free, and right from your website or wordpress blog.
Need to learn more about this process? See below:
- Request a plugin download here
- The download will be saved or opened in a zip folder
- Next, you upload the folder titled “send-text-message-tool-widget” to the wordpress plugins directory
- In your admin section of wordpress, navigate to the plug in page then select “activate” and “send text message tool widget on WordPress”.
- Navigate to appearance>widgets, then add the specified widget on your sidebar
It’s simple a simple 5-step process, with no developer required.
Who can use the text message tool widget? Basically anyone, but as mentioned before, these can be used by:
- Individuals who need to save on their text messaging quota to avoid extra charges
- Individuals in countries outside Canada and the US who want to message someone
- Web owners who want to advertise a certain product or add and need subscribers, readers can enter their cell phone numbers to send messages to people they know
The widget can also be used on other platforms like Facebook, blogs, a website or other places, but you would need to install another plugin or request a code to implement on these sites. Stay tuned for other postings to learn more about how to get this done.