CloudSponge is focused on making the world’s address books easily accessible. Our widgets, code libraries, and APIs provide a single point integration for hundreds of webmail address book providers around the world.
Our customers typically add CloudSponge to their:
Any user interface where you want your users to share email addresses from their contact list will benefit from CloudSponge. We also provide phone numbers, street addresses, and every other address book field.
Don't make your users leave your site to share valuable contact records with your business.
Additionally to our simple widget integration, CloudSponge offers an API for PHP.
Create your CloudSponge account and tell us your domain. If it’s your development environment you’ll get a CloudSponge Key for free.
Download files here: https://github.com/cloudsponge/cloudsponge-lib-php.
The API consists of one main PHP file that provides an interface to CloudSponge.com API.
Other files are included to present an example of the usage of the library and CloudSponge.com API.
csconstants.php. Move this file to a central location where you will not copy over it with subsequent installs, and modify the
csimport.phpto reflect this new location.
step_1_start.phpin your web directory and run the sample import.
This library depends on PHP >= 5.2.0 or PECL json >= 1.2.0. If upgrading your version of PHP is not an option, consider installing the PECL json library.
csimport.php- library that interfaces with CloudSponge.com.
step_1_start.php- Example start page that displays options to a user to import their contacts.
step_2_events.php- Example progress page that displays events as they become available.
step_3_contacts.php- Example completion page that displays the imported contacts.
popup.php- Example page that displays a popup to the user, to take them through the OAuth or DelAuth processes.
auth.php- Callback endpoint responsible for proxying WindowsLive authentication for CloudSponge.com.
prototype.js- dependency for the sample pages to interact with the DOM.
Don’t want to use PHP? Not a problem! CloudSponge offers API for several languages:
PHP - Java - Ruby - .Net - ColdFusion - or even a Do-It-Yourself Approach, which uses a REST API to return Contacts in JSON format.
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The average number of email addresses in one address book is over 300. Need we say more?
OAuth2 integrations for popular address books sources, like Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook.com, AOL and many others.
Don't like the way our widget looks? Then use your own stylesheet and replace our branding with your own.
Installing our widget takes about 5-minutes. Just paste our snippet in the page and tell us the HTML ID of the "To:" field and you're done.
We'll insert a comma-delimited list of email addresses that your users select straight from their address books.
There's no excuse for making your users manually type or copy/paste their friends' email addresses anymore.