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User Level:

Super Administrator.


Private Messaging Configuration


This is the configuration options screen for the Private Messaging System within the Joomla! Administrator Back-end. Other administrators or the System itself can pass messages. Each User with a Super Administrator access level can configure the settings for their own Inbox. The settings are not global.



Save: Click Save to save any changes made during the current editing session and return to the Private Messaging screen.

Cancel: Clicking Cancel at any point ends the current editing session and returns the display to the Private Messaging screen. Any changes made since the session commenced will be lost.

Help: Click the Help icon at any time to view this Help Screen.


Lock Inbox: Selecting the Yes option will prevent other administrators sending any messages to this Super Administrator account. Select No to permit messages to be sent. This does not stop a Super Administrator issuing messages, they just will not be able to receive any replies.

Mail me on new Message: Selecting the Yes option will cause Joomla! to issue an e-mail notification to the Super Administrator's specified e-mail address whenever a new message is received.

Auto Purge Messages: Set the number of days that messages are retained within the system, after this Joomla! will automatically delete the messages.

 note icon NOTE: Individual administrators can access their Private Message Inbox by clicking on the mail_ic Incoming Message icon on the Information Bar at the top of the Administrator.

Related Information:

Messages Inbox

If you have any comments or suggestions regarding this Help screen then please post them in the Suggestions, Modifications, and Corrections forum in the User Documentation Work Group.

Thank you!

The User Documentation Team

Last Updated ( Monday, 09 April 2007 )
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