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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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George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion This is the last tip I'm going to put up here on creators. It's been great guys, have fun.
"Cheers to you as well John, keep up the good work :-)  I'll be back every now and then. ;)"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion This is the last tip I'm going to put up here on creators. It's been great guys, have fun.
"Cheers George and thanks for all the great tips you posted and help given to everyone here. Keep in touch :-)"
2 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion This is the last tip I'm going to put up here on creators. It's been great guys, have fun.
"I'm going to miss you guys here on creators. Although I will come back periodically just to see how you all are doing and help when and if I can. :) The best of luck to you all."
2 hours ago
Kos replied to Clark P's discussion With no 3.0 Sandbox networks, how are we supposed to have our sites ready for migration?
"Yep.  Ning understands that it'll be difficult to hold fast to a 5-day rule based on network size.  They acknowledge that this may be possible for a small site but if you're LARGE with thousands of pages.......more time will be…"
3 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion Add helpful Add Photo, Add Forum, Add Blog buttons into your member tab pages
"Thanks Anam"
4 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion Add helpful Add Photo, Add Forum, Add Blog buttons into your member tab pages
"Thanks FT, yes I agree. It's those little details that can really improve the way members get around. Working on getting the photo up-loader to fire when you hit the add photos button next for this."
4 hours ago
Anam replied to John Bizley's discussion Add helpful Add Photo, Add Forum, Add Blog buttons into your member tab pages
"This looks very interesting John...gonna give it a go. Many thanks."
5 hours ago
NC for Hire SweetPotato replied to Clark P's discussion With no 3.0 Sandbox networks, how are we supposed to have our sites ready for migration?
"No, you get the equivalent of a sandbox site to port content into and then build out and design. My experience of the process so far is a good one, and the five day rule is flexible. SP"
9 hours ago
Fire-Tech replied to John Bizley's discussion Add helpful Add Photo, Add Forum, Add Blog buttons into your member tab pages
"Much better. Sometimes the simplest things make all the difference! Thanks for sharing John ;)"
11 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Clark P's discussion With no 3.0 Sandbox networks, how are we supposed to have our sites ready for migration?
"Clark, Ning previously said that they will do the migration into a brand new 3.0 site, then you will have a week to check the new site to see if the content migrated successfully, and set up the basic design of it. It would not yet be live, your 2.0…"
13 hours ago
Kos replied to Clark P's discussion With no 3.0 Sandbox networks, how are we supposed to have our sites ready for migration?
"As they are no longer moderating these forums, you may wish to send them a ticket and inquire for more specifics."
14 hours ago
Clark P replied to Clark P's discussion With no 3.0 Sandbox networks, how are we supposed to have our sites ready for migration?
"I am in that now-closed "sandbox" group.  I asked for a sandbox way back when.  A couple times.  I never got one. And now I can't get one. But the question still stands:  Does Ning expect us to make all…"
14 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"thank you so much for the links~  I just bookmarked them.  The badges looks good.  The "whos online" scroller that I currently have actually scrolls across the top of the pages.  Here is a screenshot: "
15 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"that works!  thank you"
15 hours ago
Strumelia replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"That's wonderful news!  thank you for your response.   :)"
16 hours ago
MAXX replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"I've been to every single possible SE plugin site.  There are ranking plugins.  If you cant find them, let me know and I will bookmark them when I come across them again.  There is a box that shows who is online--is that the S4N…"
16 hours ago

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