Using a Discourse forum allows us to send private messages between registered users without having to reveal personal email addresses. In the early stages of people meeting and getting to know each other this can alleviate privacy concerns. Obviously, when users begin working together on projects, they can move to direct email communication as they desire…
Sending a message to someone on Discourse is easy!
- Click on their user avatar and you’ll see some details about the person:
- Click on the message button to send a private message to that person.
A private message is just like a post but can only be viewed by the recipient(s). You can include multiple people in a private message.