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Welcome to Creators 3.0!

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Announcements From Ning

Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes

We appreciate your business and the opportunity to bring social media services at competitive rates.  However, like all companies, we face increases in costs each year.  We have a percentage of uniquely successful customers with large numbers of memberships that require the storage and delivery of large amounts of content.  As a result, it has become necessary to increase rates on those networks requiring larger storage space on our servers.   In order to continue providing the best service to…

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103 Replies · Reply by mysticpagan 11 hours ago

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How to send a Broadcast in under 5 minutes - Video Demo

One of the most direct ways to engage members on your network is through the broadcast message. As you know I am a big proponent of the broadcast message from the work I have done on my custom "Weekly Broadcast Message Template." A broadcast message…

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9 Replies · Reply by Garfield Archivist Jan 13
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Silly Simple Solutions #3: Inline Style Images Round or Oval

Merry Holidays Everyone! I'm back for another quick installment of Silly Simple Solutions- this time I'm going to show you how to make a regular sqare shaped image and make it round or oval with a tid bit of inline css magic Take this image for…

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4 Replies · Reply by TJ @ jQueryHelp Dec 29, 2015

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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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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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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

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.

Activity

Janice D Carter replied to Sophie Salmon's discussion How to block email @rediffmail.com on our network ?
"Sophie if you are on 2.0 go to your network sign up/sign in, you can block it there"
4 hours ago
mysticpagan replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"Does all this apply to the people who migrated over from Ning 2.0 and had a sandbox site because at the time we were promised different conditions...."
11 hours ago
Rowald replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"Incredible update, thanks for this new feature Ning. Waiting for about three years for an update like this."
12 hours ago
Janice D Carter replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"I know that in 2010 this was a discussion about charging for storage.  At that time, we asked for a way to limit sizes of pics.  I don't see that we were ever provided that for 2.0.  Does anyone have any ideas on how to limit the size of each upload…"
yesterday
Kos replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"Oye.  Can't be 'simple', can it.  *lol*  At least it's an option for 3.0 owners."
Friday
Yolanda van Heese replied to Yolanda van Heese's discussion New group activity on 'my profile'?
"Thanks, we'll get back to you later! "
Friday
SweetPotato replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"Absolutely. You may need to set up the scraper differently for each platform or manipulate the scraped data before an import but if you can get structured data and have access to the backend database then it can be imported."
Friday
Kos replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"SP can I then assume what is 'scraped', can then be imported onto other platforms?"
Friday
Todd Underwood and VU APEX joined Ning Creators Network
Friday
SweetPotato replied to Yolanda van Heese's discussion New group activity on 'my profile'?
"I don't think there is an automated way but there will be custom coded ways to feed "my group activity" onto profile pages, depending on how you have the groups set up.
Pm me if you're interested in paid for solutions to this.
Cheers
SP"
Thursday
SweetPotato replied to The Ning Team's discussion Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes
"You're welcome. Here, for example is JSON file containing the last 300 or so forum discussions here on Creators, created using Kimono labs:
https://www.kimonolabs.com/api/dd2z4ca6?apikey=uoUgUFByMOwUAHlKwVPY..."
Feb 3
Jen replied to Jen's discussion Add Member Account Box Links/Notifications to NingBar (Collaborative Efforts: Jen and Elson)
"Kos, sent you a pm."
Feb 2
Kos replied to Jen's discussion Add Member Account Box Links/Notifications to NingBar (Collaborative Efforts: Jen and Elson)
"Yeah I thought a/b that too (CSS) but the 'save' button won't work there either.  Well I'll reach out to Ning and ask them to wipe it out.  With nothing 'saving', I don't see any other alternative.  I think you're right; there's clearly another code…"
Feb 2
Jen replied to Jen's discussion Add Member Account Box Links/Notifications to NingBar (Collaborative Efforts: Jen and Elson)
"WHOA, not good! Send me a private message. I'll probably have to signin to your site as Admin, hide whatever the problems are with CSS, and then hopefully be able to remove the code. Really sorry that happened. I have no idea how well this code woul…"
Feb 2
Adrian Fronda, Peter Valley, Elizabeth Meynardie and 5 more joined Ning Creators Network
Feb 2
Janine Cuthbertson replied to Peter Matthews's discussion Is it possible to merge networks?
"I have wished for this merge solution for years. I currently have 2 smaller Ning networks that will be "merging" into one. It makes me so sad to close site A and lose all the valuable information and then ask those members to join site B. Especially…"
Feb 2
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