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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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NC for Hire JFarrow replied to JFarrow's discussion How-to Launch all external links in a new window with jQuery
"Hey TJ..  nice man.. glad youlike it.. you deserve the shout out!  thanks for all the tips over the years..."
38 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Lora's discussion Before you spend..........
"Basically: Before spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a networking platform, be sure that: your site might interest people you have good people to run it the platform software has what you need you know how to make changes in it members…"
44 minutes ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to JFarrow's discussion How-to Launch all external links in a new window with jQuery
"Hi friend, Nice post on your site, and thanks for the shout out! Wishing you all the best! "TJ""
47 minutes ago
Marlena and Enrrico Torres replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Does that mean you can add multiple pictures at once and just put a caption like "Party at my friends house" or we're still going to have to put a description on every picture? this is very annoying and not really compatible with any…"
59 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to John Bizley's discussion Completed Facebook Style Photos Page ( Code now added )
"Hi John, Did you delete your most recent thread about leaving Ning and decide to stay,   again?"
1 hour ago
Strumelia replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Ning has said they are not going to offer photo albums at all to 3.0, nor member slideshows.  Instead of albums, they suggest we use photo categories. "
1 hour ago
NC for Hire JFarrow replied to JFarrow's discussion How-to Launch all external links in a new window with jQuery
"I just wanted to follow up on this old post and let you guys know there is another better way to accomplish opening external links in new window.  The jquery code i use now is this: <script type="text/javascript">…"
1 hour ago
Marlena and Enrrico Torres replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I hope video embed is there as well as photo albums:) The way it is now it kind of sucks putting one picture at a time:(  or if you put more than one it takes forever plus you can't do it from your phone or tablet."
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Robert Druse's discussion Landing Page:
"I am actually working on a Landing page and will post the details on here which may give you some ideas Robert. Hopefully should be done over the weekend."
2 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion Completed Facebook Style Photos Page ( Code now added )
"If anyone has tried this I am also working on this to fit into groups photo pages as well. I am also trying out to have the more entries photos,comments and photo description all in the far right column I made, where the comments are now. These will…"
2 hours ago
Jamie Baker replied to John Bizley's discussion Profile Cover Image Adjustment
"Thanks John, good to see you still posting here :)"
2 hours ago
Edie2k2 replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Okay I'll look for it and thank you."
3 hours ago
Edie2k2 replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Of course we care Donna. Let me know how SE PHP is so I can decide if it's worth it. Thanks!"
3 hours ago
Kos replied to Lora's discussion Before you spend..........
"hahaha 500k?  My, my he has visions of grandeur for Creator start up "budgets". LOL Sorry Lora - his basic points are valid.  Make sure the platform has what you need, can you handle operating it, do you have people that can help…"
4 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Lora's discussion Before you spend..........
"People are spending 500,000 on a social network platform?   I'm obviously in the wrong business lol... Some of the blog comments are interesting though."
4 hours ago
NC for Hire SweetPotato replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"There is a link for BP under the settings section in the main WP dashboard. The link will be something like http://www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=bp-components SP"
4 hours ago

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