Messaging

An internal email / messaging / inbox solution (that notifies real email) that’ll get the communication juices flowing!

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Want to give your users all the power of a Facebook style messaging system but don’t want to use BuddyPress?

With this plugin, you can bring full messaging functionality to your WordPress multisite within mere minutes!

Packed full of features such as:

  • Send messages to any users on your network using their username
  • Easy to use inbox for managing messages within their WP dashboard
  • A sent message box for viewing all messages sent
  • Email notification of new messages
  • Ability to disable email notification
  • Customize the message notification email

Really very simple, but incredibly effective!

Check it out!

Simply install and activate the plugin for your users to see a new ‘Inbox’ menu below their Settings menu.

Messaging Dashboard Menu

Sending a new message is as simple as adding the person(s) username, writing your message and clicking Send!

Easy to Send messages

The other user receives an email notifying them of a new message!

Email to Message Recipient

Or they can switch off email notifications via their notification page (if they
prefer).

messaging notification settings

Messages are viewed within their WP admin area.

messaging inbox

Users have the options to view, reply to or remove messages at will.

messaging send reply

And now you have the option via the Network Admin Dashboard to customize the outgoing Message Notification Email!

messaging network adminmessaging email template

And here are other WPMU DEV plugins for adding social features to your WordPress Multsite without using BuddyPress:

  1. Communities plugin – create communities with their own discussion boards, wikis, news dashboards, user lists and messaging facilities within their WP admin area
  2. Friends plugin – lets your users ‘friend’ each other, display funky widgets with avatar mosaics of all their friends on their site
  3. Avatars plugin – provides your friend’s avatars

Enjoy!

Usage

For help with installing plugins please refer to our Plugin installation guide.

To Use:

1.  Once installed,
your users will get an ‘Inbox’ menu item below their Settings menu.

The new inbox

2.  To read messages they go to Inbox tab

3.  To send a message they just need to click on Inbox > New Message add the person(s) username, writing their message and clicking Send

4.  Users receive an email notifying them of new messages (via the email address attached to their usernam)

  • And they
    can switch off email notifications using the notification tab (if they
    prefer).

5.  Users can view, reply to or remove messages at will (and of course, if
they want to export them, they’ll never miss an old one) directly from within their Inbox tab.

 

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