How do I email a forum post's 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.
Select the Forums tool from Tool Menu in your site.
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
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 in order to email the Forum post author.