Loyola Support Documentation

How do I email a forum post author?

Updated Dec 18, 2020

This article 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 Forums from the site Tool Menu.

Select a forum.

Select View Full Description to view more information about 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 a conversation (a topic thread) by selecting the post title.

Select Email.

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

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