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Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates

Today we're pleased to release a set of improvements to the Activity Feed feature on Ning 3.0 networks. The updated Activity Feed allows members to view older items in the feed, and to view new items that have appeared since they loaded the page. We've expanded the capabilities of Social Feeds so that you can have items automatically added to the Activity Feed via RSS and Twitter. We've added a status feature, so that your members can leave status updates in the feed, and we've added link…

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If you want to give your members a tool to use for showing where their posts and content are geolocated, here is a tool for you.  Use this static map generator tool to create an embed code for adding maps to your posts, pages and groups or virtually any post on Ning 3.0 networks using this tool. Code is below for adding your own to a site.  

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Last week, we hosted our first Migration Demo and Q&A Webinar. Thanks to Juliet for her awesome Demo and to everyone who attended. There were a few technical glitches, but we worked some of those out for the recording and we'll definitely be taking your feedback on things we can improve on for the next webinar. Read on for the video and additional resources.
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Members need both the motivation to initiate and to overcome their fear of starting a discussion. Their motivation to initiate will be to either learn something (e.g. "Does anyone know how to....?"), to impress others (e.g. "does anyone else think business class travel isn't as great as it used to be?" or to bond with others (e.g. "I'm upset Kelly got fired from the Apprentice").
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Getting Started

Welcome to Creators! 

This is the space where Ning Network Creators come to discuss anything to do with managing their Ning communities. From how to get members more engaged and active to best ways for implementing a feature on your network, it's all here. 

What's Up with Ning 3.0

PROJECTS THAT THE NING 3.0 TEAM IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON: 

Activity Feed Updates - options for more content in the activity feed.

APIs - The ability to create new members and content programatically.

For more information on what's next, visit the Product Roadmap

The Feature Prioritization Survey is now closed. Thanks for your feedback and we'll be reviewing the responses and releasing a report in early May.

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Kos replied to Rob Nanya's discussion Any simple way to put the site offline?
"I never worry about the other pages - 99.9% of people wouldn't know how to enter a URL to find them ;)"
14 minutes ago
Kos replied to Rob Nanya's discussion Any simple way to put the site offline?
"Do you not want members to even access it?
If you just wish visitors not to be able to view, I would make the home page visible to "members only".  Visitors will only see the signup page
If you don't wish anyone to gain access, make it visible to "a…"
15 minutes ago
Az'ya replied to Az'ya's discussion How do I place the google custom search box in a sidebar module?
"Thanks Kos... yes, it's been a disappointment that there is no internal search. I've opted out of using Ning for a couple of years, for projects I've had in mind because of that lack (cases of private sites that would not be indexed by google). This…"
2 hours ago
Rob Nanya replied to Rob Nanya's discussion how to change style/color of single module?
"Sure, if you go to http://preserve.ning.com/ homepage there is the UTube module and the Blog module towards the top.  Lets say I would like the Blog module to be color red with a border around it.  How would I style ONLY this particular module?Pleas…"
2 hours ago
Rob Nanya replied to Rob Nanya's discussion Can't use footer - greyed out
"CORRECTION:Just tried it in Firefox and it worked.  Was using Chrome all the time and no go on that browser."
3 hours ago
Rob Nanya replied to Rob Nanya's discussion Can't use footer - greyed out
"When I click on those boxes nothing pops-up.  No Content Settings box comes up.  I think that's where the problem is.  It's driving me crazy because everywhere I've looked it says to do that and I've clicked on that box so many times, tried differen…"
3 hours ago
Antonio Ancelmo Matos Santos is now a member of Tips and advice.
4 hours ago
John Bizley replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion A tip all Ning3 networks can benefit from. "fluid YouTube, Slideshare & Vimeo Videos"
"Nice one George that's a great update :-)"
5 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion A tip all Ning3 networks can benefit from. "fluid YouTube, Slideshare & Vimeo Videos"
"Update!! This code now supports slideshare presentations. If there's any certain type of video player you would like me to add to this code, just let me know, I'll see what I can do. :-)"
5 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to John Bizley's discussion My Completed Video List Page and Main Viewing Page
"You're welcome John.I'll try to write something for that no guarantees though.
By the way I just updated my gframe JS it now supports slideshare presentations. You might want to grab the update. :)"
6 hours ago
Thomas C Walker left a comment for carol
"Thank you for the Welcome Carol!"
6 hours ago
Thomas C Walker left a comment for Star-Dust
"Thank you for the Welcome!"
6 hours ago
Kos replied to Az'ya's discussion How do I place the google custom search box in a sidebar module?
"I wish Ning would just release their own internal search but everything has come to a crawl in terms of design. :("
7 hours ago
Kos replied to Az'ya's discussion How do I place the google custom search box in a sidebar module?
"I believe a few custom internal searches have been designed by they were paid for so no one's going to give out the code for free.  At the very least, I would put in an inquiry for a quote at Creators For Hire and see how much they cost.  Maybe it's…"
7 hours ago
Az'ya replied to Az'ya's discussion How do I place the google custom search box in a sidebar module?
"Kos, thanks so much for your reply!
I tested this and I see that it takes you to google for the results. For my purposes, that's far from ideal - I think I'd rather keep it in the account bar or some other solution that doesn't leave my site. 
Surel…"
7 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Rob Nanya's discussion Can't use footer - greyed out
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