Private Messaging

These hacks affect private messaging on your phpBB.
Name and Description Versions Supported
Adverts in Private Message
Allows you to display an advertisement right after any private message on your community.
Alert Box PM Notification
Alerts members to a new private messages through an alert box.
Display Number of Private Messages
Allows users to get an exact idea of how many PMs of their quota that they have used.
Extended Private Message Notification
Allows the receiver of a private message who enables e-mail notification to have sender's username and message content included in the e-mail.
2.0.4 - 2.0.6
Flash Sound on New PM
Makes it so that when you get a new private message, you will have the popular "You've got mail" sound as a small Flash file.
Floating Layer PM Alert
In order to compensate for popup blockers, this hack replaces the standard popup window with a DHTML floating layer PM alert.
2.0.4 - 2.0.11
In Window CSS PM Notification
Will replace the popup window PM notification with an in window notification.
2.0.17 - 2.0.22
JavaScript Disabled PM Notification
Makes it so that if a member has JavaScript disabled and has received a new PM, a table with a red background will be displayed at the top showing the number of new PMs.
List Users When Sending a PM
Adds a "List Usernames" button in "Post New PM" section. This will present a popup window allowing the user to select a username from a drop down list rather than searching.
2.0.1 - 2.0.5
New Then Unread PMs After Login
Normally, phpBB shows the number of new messages in the header. This hack makes it so that after a member has started browsing around, that is replaced by the number of unread PMs.
No Initiating PM Conversations Until a Specific Post Count
Allows you to prevent a user from initiating a private message conversation until they have a specific number of posts. They are still able to reply to PMs sent to them.
Notify Email For Private Message Shows Poster Name
Shows the name of the person sending you a private message in the notification email.
2.0.2 - 2.0.4
Play a Sound When You Get a New Private Message
This hack will play a sound when you get a new message, like when you get an e-mail.
2.0.1 - 2.0.3
PM Box Explain
Adds an attractive description of each PM Box under each box title. This helps users to understand what each box is intended for.
PM Count
Makes it so that phpBB displays how many messages there are in your inbox, outbox, sentbox and savebox.
PM Count Hack
Shows the total number of PMs a user has sent on their profile page as well as on the memberlist. Only admins and mods can view this new field.
PM Encryption
Encrypt and decrypt private messages.
PM Export
Exports all sent and received private messages. Great feature for administrators with a lot of PMs who want a hard copy backup.
2.0.7 - 2.0.8
PM Group
Allows you to set a single usergroup that is allowed to send PMs. The other users can read and receive PMs.
PM Navigation
Allows you to have a navigation tool while reading your PMs, so you you don't have to always go back to your Inbox folder to read next PM.