The Fresh Loaf

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Site updates and private messages

Floydm's picture

Site updates and private messages

Taking a break from fence rebuilding, I've updated a bunch of the modules on the site.  I added something many folks have asked for, a private messaging (PM) system, so users should be able to send and receive notes to and from other individual members of the community.  It looks like is a pretty clean, simple, easy to use system.  Let me know if you have any problems with it.

I  don't anticipate any issues, but I should make clear that as site admin I can read anyone's private messages.  I would only do so if someone reports incidents of getting creepy PMs from someone they don't really know, PM spamming, or any other PMs that violate the "honor principle" that governs the way The Fresh Loaf community governs itself.



Wisecarver's picture
Wisecarver (not verified)

...Very acceptable guidelines. ;-)

pmccool's picture


I sent myself a message with the new PM facility just to see what it was like and it worked fine.


Floydm's picture


Paddyscake's picture

I gave it a try..nice feature..


Rosalie's picture

I thought PM was just something that I had never noticed before.  Well thanks, Floyd, for that.


PS Google just made some changes, too.  Ctrl-F brings up a find toolbar that I thought was a new TFL feature, but it says "Google" at the right-hand end.  Then I remembered that an hour or two ago Google let me know things had changed.  So I may be confused about what's TFL and what's Google.

BreadHound's picture

This is comforting to know that when I get stuck on a bread recipe I can SOS on here and maybe get a solution!  Testing, testing....sniffing, sniffing those wonderful baking bread aromas....

Rosalie's picture

I got to thinking that PM could be overused.  I say, use it only for messages that really are Private.  If it's about bread, post it where everyone can see it.


Sparkie's picture

I am losing my mind Where do I go to allow for personal; messages?




kselip's picture

Is there a PM button somewhere that I'm missing? I cant figure out how to private message someone. Thanks for your help.

Floydm's picture

You've got it now in your account.

daystar's picture

Hi Floyd, I can't seem to find a PM option under my account either. I also was unable to see how to go about editing a post I just made, I had a typo that I wished to correct but there is so edit button option. Also, I wish to give a big Thank You, I am new to the site, and semi new to bread baking, and I have already learned so SO much from everyone on this stie. Thanks!

Floydm's picture

Thanks daystar.

I just enabled PMs for you.

JohnCA's picture

Can you please enable PMs for me? Thanks much.