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SMS to Blog

Post blog from your mobile
Intro
 Easy way to update blog entry, anytime,
anywhere..
 Send SMS with the right format and the entry
will be published instantly.
 Very useful when you’re in vacation.
Literature Review
 Phlogger
 Based in Singapore
 Not active anymore (new – PhloggerX (same
company) – must promote to get BETA account)
 Send sms to international number +6XXX
 Given code to paste in website.
 Can send MMS -> to email
Literature Review
 Typical Mobloging / MoVlog
 Post entry via MMS to provider’s email
 Send pictures, audio (recordings) or video
Operation Methods
 Registration via Web
 Activation via SMS
 Given User Panel
 Update Details
 Copy HTML Codes

 Copy and paste code into blog
 Send formatted SMS SMSblog
 Keyword
 PIN / Password BLOG<space>
<space> <PIN>
 Title
#Title#<space>
 Message <Messange>
Registration Flow

SMS Gateway
4. Receive code
3. Send activation code

user Server
1. Fill form
2. Receive form
5. Fill act code

6. Receive code

8. Notified!!
Done! Web page 7. Activate
WWW
Look and Feel..
 Styles
 Custom background color
 Custom text color
 Custom CSS
 Layout
 Entry count per page
 Archive page
Post Format
 Single 1 day blog entry BLOG 1234 #Boring
 Keyword + password / PIN Day# Napela ari ni
 BLOG <space> <password> boring sgt. Kiri balut
 Title kaki, kanan balut
tgn.. Aku kat spital
 Special tag - #Langkawi – Day 01#
rupenye..
 Message
 Typical message
 Multiple 1 day blog entry
 Keyword + PIN (same as above)
 Title
 No need for 2nd SMS SMS 1 SMS 2
 Message (same as above) BLOG 1234 #Boring BLOG 1234 Aku
 Special Continue Mark Code Day# Napela ari ni eksiden smalam kat
boring sgt. Kiri balut Jln Tun Razak.. Abis
 (*) char kaki, kanan balut moto
tgn.. Aku kat spital aku.. Tayar depan
rupenye.. * ancus.. Nasib baik
aku x ancus..
Editing
 User can edit entry up
to 160 char (standard
SMS)

 Multiple entry (1 day)
editing can be made
separately into 160
char per textarea (form
item)
The Codes…
 Given code to copy and paste
<script language="JavaScript" src="http://www.metablog.com/entry.php?id=1234"></script>

 Using AJAX for real-time updates.
 No page refresh
 Instant update
Post and Display Flow

5. Receive Confirmation
6. User charged (RM1)
4. Send confirmation

SMS Gateway
1. Send SMS

2. Receive and process SMS
3. If valid, store in DB

Server
user
3. If valid, send data

4. Request Displayed

2. Send request to server for validation
Web page
WWW
1. HTTP Request
via javascript
Rates
1 SMS (with no errors) = RM1.00
 PIN Retrieval = RM0.00

 Registration Fee = RM2.00