Verbs are the belt and braces of your TwiML. They're the part that actually tells Twilio what it should do when a call comes in or a text arrives.
I'll seek to give you an introduction to what you'll be looking at while using each verb. For more specific details, you'll want to directly refer to the documentation.
Twilio's documentation is pretty exhaustive and is available online at
<Say> verb invokes Twilio's text-to-speech engine, that is, it gets Twilio to say things:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Response> <Say>Twilio Best Practices is number one!</Say> </Response>
<Say> tag, you provide the text that you want it to speak. In Twilio parlance, what's ...