Private Messaging with BuddyPress

Heads up! This feature is part of BuddyPress plugin
To use the private messaging, you need to install and activate BuddyPress plugin. Then, this feature needs to be activated in Dashboards > Settings > BuddyPress by checking Private Messaging.

Each member has their own individual Inbox and Sent messages folders as well as a Compose message screen.

Members are notified of new messages in three ways:

  • By email (if enabled by the user)
  • By an incremented number in the notification circle located in the WP Admin Toolbar
  • By an incremented number in the Messages tab if the user is on his own profile

To know more about this feature, please take a look at this article from BuddyPress documentation: Messages

Going even further with private messaging using BP Better Message

BP Better Message plugin replaces the standard BuddyPress messaging feature. This Plugin is fully backward compatible with BuddyPress Messages. It will make the messaging feature more good looking and add extra options to make it more useful. Want to know more about this plugin?

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