Forum: Ruby on Rails how can a user contact another user

5f8123548ad5cb3ca03e5f6e5ea33d6e?d=identicon&s=25 Friederike Geiken (ike)
on 2014-08-15 02:53
I think this is a rather general question. I would like to implement the
following function in my website: Users can create different listings.
Other user can click on the listing and click a contact button that
links to a contact form. Here, users can send the listing user a
message.

Does anyone know a good reference, or a tutorial for this functionality?
Or does anyone know how to program this?
4c6bde00168d595053c09aac7e487f8e?d=identicon&s=25 Colin Law (Guest)
on 2014-08-15 09:55
(Received via mailing list)
On 15 August 2014 01:53, Friederike Geiken <lists@ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> I think this is a rather general question. I would like to implement the
> following function in my website: Users can create different listings.
> Other user can click on the listing and click a contact button that
> links to a contact form. Here, users can send the listing user a
> message.

Do you mean send an email?  If so then have a look at the Rails Guide
on ActionMailer.

Colin
5f8123548ad5cb3ca03e5f6e5ea33d6e?d=identicon&s=25 Friederike Geiken (ike)
on 2014-08-15 16:14
Not exactly. I don't want to send an email to a user. A user should be
able to fill out a contact form, which than goes to the listing user.
So I'm looking for a function that lets one user contact another user.
So the user goes to a users profile, looks at one of his
listing/postings. Now he would like to send the posting user an inquiry
about this posting.
The user should be able to click on a contact button, that lets him get
in contact with the listing user.
Does this make sense?
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