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Announcements From Ning

Update on May Service Disruptions

Spanning the last few weeks, Ning Networks across both our 2.0 and 3.0 platforms have experienced sporadic access and connectivity issues.  These issues have had two causes:   1.  High Loads on Specific Server Clusters:  During specific networks’ peak loads, the cluster of servers housing those networks can be unable to process new customer requests in a timely manner, resulting in timeouts or 500 errors.  These networks have been identified, and we’re working with those Network Creators to…

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NC for Hire

Silence is silly. So,i'm gonna try something.  This is the first in a series of posts that I plan to make featuring simple solutions to best ways for how-tos and so on related to managing your Ning network and doing silly things which seem so silly that you feel silly for not thinking of it yourself earlier.  Yes, PDFs make me silly. And so this is how i avoid silliy and get…

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NC for Hire

How to change your header banner image automatically after every 20 seconds or suit to your time preference?

Step 1: Create your HTML page.  Sample HTML page. This page will display as a custom header banner image.

Step 2:  Copy and paste the following code into notepad and add your …

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NC for Hire

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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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


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.


Just Asking replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Problems reverting to old site theme
"I had to get addons from just about every company out there to make it do everything I wanted. and my developer even created some custom plugins for me. We're finally down to making the last adjustments and will probably have beta testers on this we…"
3 hours ago
Fire-Tech replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Problems reverting to old site theme
"Yeah, SE with all of the SEAO addons look to be best for me. I can handle the code part.. just hear some problems with the core and would like a native responsive layout. Let me know what you think once you've been up and running for a minute..."
5 hours ago
CocteauBoy replied to CocteauBoy's discussion After Years of Enduring Empty Promises, I Am Leaving Ning
"Which links takes you to that? I don't get that warning for either link. I can only guess that the warning is relative to some setting in your browser? I tried in three browsers across laptop, tablet, and mobile and everything still looks great.
14 hours ago
Jamie Baker replied to Nancy Gruver's discussion Migration from Ning to WordPress
"Hi Nancy,
I've migrated a few sites to Wordpress/Buddypress and strongly advise it. Fortunalty with fairly small communities so ploughed through the migration manually. Generally though, here's a few good places to look:
Buddyboss - The Buddyboss th…"
15 hours ago
Peter Denio, James Gatlin and CALIPSO joined Ning Creators Network
Anam replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Problems reverting to old site theme
"I have been having this very issue for over a week. I put in a ticket, and included many other issues such as Blogs/Discussions not posting and disappearing, comments not posting unless many attempts made, mail not sending etc etc etc ... At first i…"
Chazz replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"I too have to admit that I am a customer who feels abused. Our Network Platform service continues to decline in a truly horrible way. We are now told we face even further limitations due to  your changes, as well as yet again having our cost suddenl…"
Kos replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Problems reverting to old site theme
"Ning definitely needs to 'clear' your back end it seems.  Filing a ticket on a Friday, you won't receive an answer until Monday (late) at the earliest.  Nings on the West coast and completely closed for the weekend........making us all suffer.  Hope…"
Katy Blagg replied to Katy Blagg's discussion Resizing Group Icons
"Thank you to all of you who have helped!!!
Just what I wanted. Thank you so much :)
Is working just fine!
Katy x"
Kos replied to Nancy Gruver's discussion Migration from Ning to WordPress
"Alyce yes, Groups and their members migrate over.  Sadly no content does; they're empty but yes, the members are assigned. 
For anyone wondering; my health has deteriorated to the point I can no longer take on jobs to help people migrate to WP but y…"
Just Asking replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Problems reverting to old site theme
"I think the two biggest contenders for alternatives are Jamroom and SocialEngine PHP, though some have done WordPress, too. From what I can tell by user reviews, Jamroom seems to be the easiest/ most affordable option, but don't quote me on that. I'…"
Alyce Keegan replied to Nancy Gruver's discussion Migration from Ning to WordPress
"Hello! Kos are you able to migrate groups? :( I have all of my classes listed as groups on my ning site and add members to each group once they purchase. I hope to be able to still keep that data of who is in what group as I'm afraid it may take a l…"
Mandy replied to Nancy Gruver's discussion Migration from Ning to WordPress
"Hi Kos I'm in the same boat; would you mind sending me  PM with the link to check out as well! Thanks!"
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to ⚡JFarrow⌁'s discussion Tip: For Those Who Need a Personal Site
"no problem bud... definitely cool... one thing that distinguishes this from the rest is the ability to add code to headers and footers  You can even use it in combination with POWr plugins."
George H. Compton IV replied to ⚡JFarrow⌁'s discussion Megaload of Ning Tips, Tricks and Hacks (over 200+)
"I love the way you organize the tips, awesome job. :-)"
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP N3.0 & N2.0) Nonmembers/visitors redirect scripts
"You're welcome JFarrow. :)  I'm not sure if I've seen your personal site yet, I would love to check it out. :)"

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