Joomla - Private Messages
The messaging system allows you to send messages to Joomla end users. You can send, read, write and delete messages.
Step 1 − You can create a new private message as shown in the screen below. Go to Components → Messages → New private message to write a new private message.
Step 2 − When you open a new private message, you will get the following screen.
You can select the "Recipient" by clicking on the user selection button. Enter a subject in the Subject field. Enter your message in the "Message" field. The message area provides an editor interface with options such as bold, italics, title format, image insertion, link, table, text indent, text alignment, special characters, etc.
Step 3 − If you want to read private messages, go to Components → Messages → Read Private Messages as shown in the following screen.
When you open the above link, you will get the following screen.
You can filter the message list by entering a subject part in the Search field. You can select the Reading, Unread, and Trash status of the message using the Select Status drop-down list .
Step 4 − In the top left corner, you will see a toolbar which provides the following features −
New - used to create a new message.
Mark as read - selects the status of the message as read.
Mark as unread - selects the status of the message as unread.
Trash - used to delete a message.
My Settings - Provides a pop-up window for changing message settings.