Help Center> Simple Message Notification> Getting Started> Before You Publish a Message
Updated on 2022-09-27 GMT+08:00

Before You Publish a Message

After you learn the basic concepts in SMN, you can start to create a topic, add subscriptions to the topic, and publish messages on the SMN console or by calling RESTful APIs provided by SMN.

Message Types

You can publish different formats of messages using SMN.

Table 1 Message formats

Message Format



JSON message

Send different message content to different types of subscribers with only one message publishing.

Publishing a JSON Message

Template message

Send messages containing fixed content and variables that can be easily set to desired content.

Publishing a Template Message

Registering with Huawei Cloud

If you have registered with Huawei Cloud, you can log in to the management console and access SMN. Otherwise, register yourself with Huawei Cloud.

  1. Visit
  2. Click Register.

    The registration page is displayed. Enter required information as prompted. After the registration, the system automatically redirects you to your personal information page.

The account can be used to access the SMN service and all other Huawei Cloud services.