Testing vs Production environment

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Intro

When you start integrating our message sending API with your app, you'll want to test whether the api calls that you're making are correct, and what the output of the emails you send look like.

Your account has a production and testing environment. Use the testing environment's API keys to confirm that your integration works, then switch over to the production environment when you're ready to go live.

Testing environment differences

The testing environment has these differences from your production environment:

  • Emails will not actually be sent out to the recipient, instead they'll appear in your Outbox.
  • When you make changes to your templates, these changes will be made live. This means the send message api call will always use the latest revision of the template within your testing environment.

Switching over to production

When you're ready to deploy your integration to your production app, there are two things you'll need to do:

  1. Switch over to the production API keys
  2. Copy over any templates from testing to your production environment.

If you need any help with setup or have questions, you can reach us at support@messageray.com