Private Conversations: Top 25 Features For Users

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September 11, 2013

Private Conversations: Top 25 Features For Users

Private conversations are conversations in the format of threaded email. You can easily follow the private conversation between yourself and another party.

threaded conversation

 To make sure you write to the proper user, Vanilla uses auto-suggest on usernames.

auto complete private messages

You can bring new people into an existing conversation.

added to conversation

When you are added to a conversation you will be notified with a pop-up (should you choose) in the bottom corner of your browser.



And you will also see a notification in your user menu bar.



If a user leaves a conversation you were participating in, you’ll see that too.

leaving a conversation

Private conversations are a fresh take on the private message systems you will find in other forum software. As many users tell us, its more useful and intuitive than what they’re used to. For more awesome features check out the full list of features users love about Vanilla Forums.


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Adrian Speyer

Written by Adrian Speyer

Adrian Speyer is the Head of Community and Lead Evangelist for Vanilla by Higher Logic. Besides spending many years in digital marketing, Adrian has been building communities of all sizes for over 20 years.

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