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    fff Fortississimo David Anderson's Avatar
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    Visitor Messages?

    Someone sent me a "visitor message," and I tried to respond. But when I did, the site told me that I was forbidden to do that, nor did clicking on the person's handle give me a private message option.

    What gives?
    I'm David. 'Dave' is someone else's name.

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    Visitor Messages are public conversations between two members. They're viewable in the member's profile under the Visitor Messages tab. Notifications for new visitor messages you've received appear in the Forum notification area when you're signed in.

    To View Visitor Messages Left For You
    1. Sign In
    2. Click My Profile
    3. Click the Visitor Messages tab
    4. Click View Conversation in the title bar above the message threads you're interested in.


    To Respond to a Visitor Message
    1. Sign In
    2. Click My Profile
    3. Click the Visitor Messages tab
    4. Click View Conversation in the title bar above the message threads you're interested in.
    5. Enter your response in the message editor under Leave Comment.


    To View or Leave Visitor Messages In A User's Profile
    1. Navigate to the User's Profile. Do this by clicking on the member's username in a post or by searching for the user with Community/Member List in the menu at the top of every page.
    2. Click the Visitor Messages tab in the user's profile to view the Visitor Messages conversations.
    3. To leave a message, enter your message in the editor at the top of the page.


    To Leave a Visitor Message To Be Seen By Others In Your Profile
    1. Sign In
    2. Click My Profile
    3. Click the Visitor Messages tab
    4. Enter your message in the editor at the top of the page.



    To Control Who Can View and Leave Visitor Messages on your Profile Page
    1. Sign In
    2. Go To Your Settings
    3. Click Profile Privacy in the My Settings side bar.
    4. Select the privacy setting from the drop-down list adjacent the Visitor Messages entry.
    5. Save your changes.


    To Turn Visitor Messages on or off in your Profile Page
    1. Sign In
    2. Go To Your Settings
    3. Click General Settings in the My Settings side bar.
    4. Select the Visitor Messages options desired.
    5. Save your changes.
    Last edited by Admin; 07-07-2018 at 02:41 PM.

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