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PHP client for Apple Push Notification Service (APNs) - Send push notifications to iOS using the new APNs HTTP/2 protocol with token-based (JWT with p8 private key)

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Pushok is a simple PHP library for sending push notifications to APNs.


  • [X] Uses new Apple APNs HTTP/2 connection
  • [X] Supports JWT-based authentication
  • [X] Supports Certificate-based authentication
  • [X] Supports new iOS 10 features such as Collapse IDs, Subtitles and Mutable Notifications
  • [X] Uses concurrent requests to APNs
  • [X] Tested and working in APNs production environment


  • PHP >= 7.2
  • lib-curl >= 7.46.0 (with http/2 support enabled)
  • lib-openssl >= 1.0.2e

Docker image that meets requirements can be found here. Or you can follow this tutorial to create your own docker image with curl with HTTP/2 support.


Via Composer

$ composer require edamov/pushok

Getting Started

Using JWT token. See Handling Notification Responses from APNs for more info. ``` php <?php require DIR . '/vendor/autoload.php';

use Pushok\AuthProvider; use Pushok\Client; use Pushok\Notification; use Pushok\Payload; use Pushok\Payload\Alert;

$options = [ 'keyid' => 'AAAABBBBCC', // The Key ID obtained from Apple developer account 'teamid' => 'DDDDEEEEFF', // The Team ID obtained from Apple developer account 'appbundleid' => '', // The bundle ID for app obtained from Apple developer account 'privatekeypath' => DIR . '/privatekey.p8', // Path to private key 'privatekey_secret' => null // Private key secret ];

// Be aware of thing that Token will stale after one hour, so you should generate it again. // Can be useful when trying to send pushes during long-running tasks $authProvider = AuthProvider\Token::create($options);

$alert = Alert::create()->setTitle('Hello!'); $alert = $alert->setBody('First push notification');

$payload = Payload::create()->setAlert($alert);

//set notification sound to default $payload->setSound('default');

//add custom value to your notification, needs to be customized $payload->setCustomValue('key', 'value');

$deviceTokens = ['', '', ''];

$notifications = []; foreach ($deviceTokens as $deviceToken) { $notifications[] = new Notification($payload,$deviceToken); }

// If you have issues with ssl-verification, you can temporarily disable it. Please see attached note. // Disable ssl verification // $client = new Client($authProvider, $production = false, [CURLOPTSSLVERIFYPEER=>false] ); $client = new Client($authProvider, $production = false); $client->addNotifications($notifications);

$responses = $client->push(); // returns an array of ApnsResponseInterface (one Response per Notification)

foreach ($responses as $response) { // The device token $response->getDeviceToken(); // A canonical UUID that is the unique ID for the notification. E.g. 123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-4266554400a0 $response->getApnsId();

// Status code. E.g. 200 (Success), 410 (The device token is no longer active for the topic.)
// E.g. The device token is no longer active for the topic.
// E.g. Unregistered
// E.g. The device token is inactive for the specified topic.

} ```

Using Certificate (.pem). Only the initilization differs from JWT code (above). Remember to include the rest of the code by yourself.

 '', // The bundle ID for app obtained from Apple developer account
    'certificate_path' => __DIR__ . '/private_key.pem', // Path to private key
    'certificate_secret' => null // Private key secret

$authProvider = AuthProvider\Certificate::create($options);


Note : Please see this post about ssl verification

Options to fiddle around. See Sending Notification Requests to APNs ``` php <?php

$client = new Client($authProvider, $production = false); $client->addNotifications($notifications);

// Set the number of concurrent requests sent through the multiplexed connections. Default : 20 $client->setNbConcurrentRequests( 40 );

// Set the number of maximum concurrent connections established to the APNS servers. Default : 1 $client->setMaxConcurrentConnections( 5 );

$responses = $client->push();

## Testing

``` bash $ composer test


If you discover any security related issues, please email [email protected] instead of using the issue tracker.



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