Sakai Community DocumentationSakai 11 User Guide ForumsHow do I email a forum post author?

How do I email a forum post author?

This outlines the process of contacting an author of a Forum post by email. Typically, the email option is only available for instructors or site owners.

Note: This email reply option sends a message to the author's external email address. It does not use the internal Messages tool to send the message.

Go to Forums.

Go to Forums.

Select the Forums tool from Tool Menu in your site.

Choose a Forum

Choose a Forum

This is an example of a Forum, bolded and in the largest comparative font. Click View Full Description to view more information about the Forum.

Select the Topic within the Forum

Select the Topic within the Forum

This is an example of a Forum topic. Click View Full Description to view more information about the Topic. Otherwise, select the Topic.

Select the Conversation

Select a conversation, or thread by the particular Forum post author.

Click Email

Click Email in order to email the Forum post author.