Short Code Website Requirements

Prompt.io is not offering legal advice. Please check with qualified TCPA legal counsel to ensure that your organization is compliant with all laws, regulations and best practices regarding texting opt-in.

Website Opt In Form

A compliant short-code opt in form and website needs specific carrier-approved language. The carriers are looking for the following items:

Texting Call To Action


Sign up to receive text messages from <ORGANIZATION>. Message and data rates may apply. Message frequency varies with current events but average 1-2 messages per week. Reply HELP for help. Reply STOP to opt out or call <PHONE NUMBER>. Text messaging is governed by our terms of service [link] and privacy policy [link].

By clicking SIGN UP FOR TEXT above, I am agreeing to receive text messages from <ORGANIZATION>. I provide my signature expressly consenting to recurring contact from <ORGANIZATION> or its business partners at the number I provided regarding products or services via live, automated or prerecorded telephone call, text message, or email. I understand that my telephone company may impose charges on me for these contacts, and I am not required to enter into this agreement as a condition of purchasing property, goods, or services. I understand that I can revoke this consent at any time. Terms & conditions/privacy policy governed by <LINK TO SMS TERMS AND CONDITIONS>.

SMS Terms and Conditions Page

Many organizations implement and surface a specific terms and conditions page for SMS that might contain language as below:

Terms & Conditions

Mobile Messaging Terms & Conditions

Text [KEYWORD] to [SHORTCODE] to join [ORGANIZATION] text messaging.

If you subscribe to receive updates or other information from us through our SMS text messaging program, you consent to receiving automated text messages, including text messages sent by an automatic telephone dialing system (“ATDS” or “autodialer”), from us or a third-party contractor we have retained for their expertise in initiating and transmitting text messages. Subscribers will receive 1-2 messages per week from [ORGANIZATION].

We do not charge for this SMS Service; however, your carrier’s standard messaging, data and other rates and fees still apply to any messages you send, our confirmations, and all subsequent SMS correspondence and/or transmissions. You should check with your carrier to find out what plans are available and how much they cost. At any time, you may text STOP to cancel or HELP for customer support information.

For additional help, contact [EMAIL] or call [PHONE].

[ORGANIZATION] respects your right to privacy. You can view our privacy policy [link to privacy policy].