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.

  1. In the Forums tool, select a topic within the Forum.

    Select a topic within the forum
  2. Select the conversation containing the desired post.

    Select a conversation
  3. Click the Email button on the desired post to email the author using your email application.

    Click the Email button to open your email application to send the email