When I click on the Compose icon, nothing happens. I can reply to existing messages but why can’t I create my own?

Normally what happens when you click on the "Start a New Thread" button is it opens in a new window. If you have your browser's pop-up blocker turned on, it will look like nothing is happening. You will want to turn off your pop-up blocker for Learn@UWSuperior

  • PC users with Internet Explorer: In the browser information at the top of the window, on the Tools drop-down list, select Pop-up Blockers "Pop-up Blocker settings", type "uwsuper.courses.wisconsin.edu" in the Address of website to allow text box and click the Add button. After that, the Compose window will appear after you click the "Start a New Thread" button.
  • Mac users with Safari: In the browser information at the top of the window, on the Safari drop-down list there is an option to "Block Pop-up Windows", if you uncheck that item the Compose window will appear after you click the "Start a New Thread" button.
  • PC and Mac users with Firefox: In the browser information at the top of the window, click the Open Menu button, and select "Options" from the Tools list. A new window will open, on the content tab is an item called "Block pop-up windows". Instead of unchecking that box, click the "Exceptions" button to the right of the box, type "uwsuper.courses.wisconsin.edu" in the Address of website text box and click the Allow button.
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