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Q2A version: 1.5.1
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@DisgruntledGoat The included functionality is only for sending email to each other, right? I'm guessing Shree (and I) would like the possibility to have on-site messaging, with an inbox.
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no, there is onsite messaging, but no inbox.
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@EulerSuecia
you are right.
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I just received a new private message from another user, but I donĀ“t know how to go back to it later.
Now the only solution is to save the url of the message, I think the inbox idea would be great.

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I know this is an old post, but I wanted to make sure I made this available to anyone who ran into this problem.

I couldn't find an inbox plugin, so I created a simple one. It's a Widget that shows up on the My Account page. It lists the users you've received PMs from (most recent listed first, oldest last) and gives you the ability to click on the username to get the PM history or to delete all PM history with that user.

Here's the link to the plugin ZIP:

http://answers.jlforums.com/simple-inbox.zip

Just unzip and upload the contents to your qa-plugin folder, then go to Layout in the Admin menu and it should be in your "Available Widgets" list. Add the widget and configure it to show on the My Account page (the only place it will show up).

Voila! A simple inbox. :)

Jon
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It's cool but gives errors on my website :

Notice: Undefined index: action in /home/peatar5/public_html/qa-plugin/simple-inbox/qa-simple-inbox.php on line 18

Notice: Undefined index: start in /home/peatar5/public_html/qa-plugin/simple-inbox/qa-simple-inbox.php on line 25

Notice: Undefined index: qty in /home/peatar5/public_html/qa-plugin/simple-inbox/qa-simple-inbox.php on line 31

Notice: Use of undefined constant messageid - assumed 'messageid' in /home/peatar5/public_html/qa-plugin/simple-inbox/qa-simple-inbox.php on line 74

Notice: Use of undefined constant messageid - assumed 'messageid' in /home/peatar5/public_html/qa-plugin/simple-inbox/qa-simple-inbox.php on line 74

Thanks though, that's really helpful!
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Sorry about that. I haven't had the explicit variable option on for so long that I forgot some people still do. :) I'll get it fixed up tonight and post back when it's updated.
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Ok. The new version is up. I was able to get to it soon than I thought. Let me know if you still have any problems.
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One error left :
Notice: Use of undefined constant messageid - assumed 'messageid' in /home/peatar5/public_html/qa-plugin/simple-inbox/qa-simple-inbox.php on line 88

It's shown multiple times. Thanks for making this Jolly Jonathan!
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Third time's a charm! This time I turned on full error reporting and made the modifications. I'm not seeing any errors so download it one more time and try again. :)
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Yes, that worked!
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Awesome. Glad to hear it.
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Thanks for the plugin.I installed it and yes it shows messages. But when you click on a message to read more, it does not open and when you click on a message sender's username, it gives a blank page. What could be the problem?

Thank you
Ronnie
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What's your site? I'll go register if I can and see if I can pinpoint the issue. It may be version/jquery/configuration related.
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Hi Jon,
Thank you very much for your solution, very helpful. The only issue is that the messages are not utf8 coded, therefore French/Arabic messages gets messed up. Any suggestions as to fix it please?
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absolutely awesome share, thanks. is there anyway to have the messages on thier own separate page instead of the account page?
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link is not working, please update this
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