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.

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.

Select 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 Topic. Select the Topic to view messages posted to that topic.

Select the Conversation.

Select the Conversation

Select a conversation, or thread by selecting the subject of the post.

Select Email

Select Email

Select Email below the author's name in order to email the forum post author.