How do I email a forum post author?
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 below the author name in order to email the forum post author.