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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.

Activity

Scott replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"like.
these two features are stopping a lot of us from migrating...but you already know this."
3 minutes ago
John Bizley replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"Yes it is Ning 3. Which one, the groups classifieds or the other one built in wordpress and embeded into the page ?"
29 minutes ago
Gerry Regan replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"John, this is very impressive. What would it take to incorporate this into our site? Is your network built with Ning 3.0?"
33 minutes ago
Jen replied to Willerie Razote's discussion Limiting Module Heights
"John and Willerie, Great! Yeah, I should have used max-height, actually forgot that was the main problem. ;-)"
44 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to ismail shah's discussion How to Know about Active and Inactive members
"Thanks Garfield, no offense at all  :)   I will keep your words in mind.  It makes much sense to shop around for this kind of site chore, especially for a big network and more money outlay. 
I feel good with how my own situation went because the per…"
23 hours ago
Anti-Ning replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I bet they have less than a thousand clients at this point."
23 hours ago
Anti-Ning replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Right on Strumelia.
Oh, I get it. The update to the roadmap was Activity Feed Update by July, that's not the only thing they're working on, but the most substantial project, and beyond that they will update the roadmap by posting forum announcements…"
23 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"If payments are not received they will just shut down the sites according to their toc's. There is not enough of us here to make that sort of impact as they have many thousands of sites so a few of us doing that will not concern them. Withhold your…"
23 hours ago
John Bizley replied to OMGEDSON's discussion CSS: Help outlining text input boxes please?
"You can target them all in one go like this, change colours etc to what you need
.commentForm textarea.input-full, .commentForm.texteditor, .texteditor, .ultracompact-editor.texteditor { border:solid 3px!important; border-color: black!important }
Bu…"
23 hours ago
Anti-Ning replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I would caution against canceling accounts in protest. Without the cash flow of us few remaining customers, how will they be able to pay their remaining part-time engineer?"
23 hours ago
Alexander replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"It's taken NING support team at least two weeks to provide me with the correct information required to fix a bug on my site.
Because of this I cancelled by subscription payment, and lo and behold, within an hour they provided the fix information I n…"
yesterday
Garfield Creator replied to ismail shah's discussion How to Know about Active and Inactive members
"Great description, Strumelia. Thank you for taking time to outline this. If I were to take on your project I would have done it for less and it would be done overnight so that when you woke up in the morning it would be done. Please know I am not sa…"
yesterday
Kos replied to OMGEDSON's discussion CSS: Help outlining text input boxes please?
"Maybe try fiddling around with your design studio settings.  Since no one else is having this trouble, my guess is changing some form of background will resolve it everywhere.   Sorry - I wish I had a better solution for you.
This will change the bo…"
yesterday
OMGEDSON replied to OMGEDSON's discussion CSS: Help outlining text input boxes please?
"Thanks guys, so it sounds like I need to target each specific input box. Would it be too much trouble to help me with targeting Photo Comment and Forum Reply boxes?"
yesterday
Ole Bo Larsen replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"What if we all went on strike an didn't pay up until we got a decent reaction from NING :) ?"
yesterday
Strumelia replied to ismail shah's discussion How to Know about Active and Inactive members
"I just finished doing an inactive member purge on my 2.0 site.
I sorted in the csv spreadsheet and made a list of all members not active for over 24 months.
I had a list of 1,500 to delete.  This is really small compared to the number of members you…"
yesterday
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