After the user logs in, the first folder that is opened is the INBOX.
This is the summary of the INBOX folder with the message listing on
the right, and the folder listing on the left. The folder list (left)
and tool bar (top) are always present inside SquirrelMail for easy navigation.
Reading a Message
One of the most common tasks performed by an email client is actually
reading messages. This is the message reader for SquirrelMail. It is
designed to allow unobstructed and easy reading.
Since IMAP folders are stored on the server, it is also essential to
have a proper folder management utility. SquirrelMail supports all
the necessary functions used when managing folders: create, delete,
rename, subscribe, and unsubscribe.
SquirrelMail is highly configurable. There are five main configuration
sections included in the base distribution. Plugins can also create
option sections that integrate seamlessly into the rest of the options.
Here is a close-up look at one of the options sections, the display
options. This is where the look and feel of SquirrelMail can be
tweaked by the user and has such options as language, theme, the use
When composing an email inside SquirrelMail, all the necessary features
are within reach. The compose screen allows for spell checking, attachments,