Components Messages Configuration

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Messaging Options configuration allows setting of parameters used globally for Messaging.

How to Access[edit]

  • Select Components  Messaging from the dropdown menu of the Administrator Panel
  • Click the Options button in the toolbar.




Manage the permission settings for user groups.

To change the permissions for messaging, do the following.

1. Select the Group by clicking its title located on the left.
2. Find the desired Action. Possible Actions are:
  • Configure ACL & Options. Users can edit the options and permissions of messaging.
  • Access Administration Interface. Users can access user administration interface of messaging.
  • Create. Users can create content of messaging.
  • Delete. Users can delete content of messaging.
  • Edit State. Users can change the published state and related information for content of messaging.
3. Select the desired Permission for the action you wish to change. Possible settings are:
  • Inherited: Inherited for users in this Group from the Global Configuration permissions of this site.
  • Allowed: Allowed for users in this Group. Note that, if this action is Denied at one of the higher levels, the Allowed permission here will not take effect. A Denied setting cannot be overridden.
  • Denied: Denied for users in this Group.
4. Click Save in Toolbar at top. When the screen refreshes, the Calculated Setting column will show the effective permission for this Group and Action.


At the top left you will see the toolbar.


The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the Messaging options and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the Messaging options and closes the current screen.
  • Cancel. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Related Information[edit]

Help Screens[edit]

Component Description

The Private Messaging screen allows you to send messages to other Backend Joomla users. You may read, write, send, and delete messages here. In addition, you may also manage message settings and grouping options.

Read Message

This is where you can view and reply to a single private message only.

Write Message

This screen lets you write and send private messages to others with the correct User Group permissions.

Options (this screen)

Messaging Options configuration allows setting of parameters used globally for Messaging.