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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.

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steve replied to soaringeagle's discussion mobile traffic reaches new high and no 3.0 completion date in sight
"Well its to be hoped you are wrong about them concentrating on the API before they have even done the video, events and search.
thats like putting the cart before the horse.
I know i am desperate to get a member video page thing, it will keep them f…"
2 hours ago
Lea Scott replied to John Bizley's discussion NEW: VIDEO PAGE USING A BLOGS PAGE: See what you think so far
"Hey John, a little side topic to your post...how are you able to have a test site? Are you paying for two sites?"
4 hours ago
The Builder :) replied to Alan's discussion Adding Java Script
"Hi jen !!! :)
This tip works on NING 3?
Thanks in advance."
5 hours ago
Gerry Regan replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"Is there a limit to the size of the database, John, either in the Ning 3.0 version or the WordPress version? That is, the number of listings that can be entered and served. 
A bit unclear about the WordPress version -- we could set it to "anyone" to…"
9 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion My New Classifieds using WordPress and iframed into my site
"Hi Vipster
Here is the link to the themes for wordpress. When you buy one you can use it as many times as you like. I first added wordpress to a subdomain then added the theme and customized it to my needs, I had to change a bit of the theme with a…"
12 hours ago
Fred Peters replied to Fred Peters's discussion Competitions
" Excellent ideas, many thanks!!"
20 hours ago
Fred Peters replied to Fred Peters's discussion Competitions
"I'd love to integrate this ratings system! How do I do it?
Fred"
23 hours ago
Kos replied to Writer Chick {Diane}'s discussion My 2.0 test network says "404 Not Found"....
"I'm glad you were finally able to get in. "
yesterday
Writer Chick {Diane} replied to Writer Chick {Diane}'s discussion My 2.0 test network says "404 Not Found"....
"LOL I guess they expire like a gallon of milk.  I hadn't used mine in a long time. *shrugs* So, I just created another one.  I had no idea....."
yesterday
Vipster replied to John Bizley's discussion My New Classifieds using WordPress and iframed into my site
"Hi John. Which Wordpress script did you use? How did you iFrame it? I've switched to OsClass and seeing how that goes for now."
yesterday
Kos replied to Writer Chick {Diane}'s discussion My 2.0 test network says "404 Not Found"....
"Did you click on it?  Maybe old ones "disappear" after a time of non-usage (?)
I'd try it"
yesterday
Writer Chick {Diane} replied to Writer Chick {Diane}'s discussion My 2.0 test network says "404 Not Found"....
"Huh.  My link on the Dashboard just says "Create a Test Network". It's as if I don't have one, and I know I do.  smh I submitted a ticket. "
yesterday
Kos replied to Writer Chick {Diane}'s discussion My 2.0 test network says "404 Not Found"....
"I don't use a bookmark.  I opened it from my Dashboard (near bottom) and once up, it asks to copy over your current settings if you wish (which I did - just in case to make certain it was still functional)
Try opening from the Dashboard...."
yesterday
Writer Chick {Diane} replied to Writer Chick {Diane}'s discussion My 2.0 test network says "404 Not Found"....
"What do you mean "copied over"?  I just wanted to test a new site banner and when I clicked my bookmark it said page not found.   My admin couldn't get her link to work either. "
yesterday
Robert Druse replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"I have been with Ning (still 2.0- have not gone to 3.0 yet) and have been perfectly satisfied. 3.0 comes with hardly any of the features I use on 2.0 (Media Player and Search Box that searches everything within my site, not ONLY member names); I wil…"
yesterday
steve replied to Ben Carr's discussion Ways to Overcome the Activity Feed
"I see they have moved you back now Ben and i have to admit you can see the difference, it just seems more solid somehow, i found the site so hard to follow on 3.0 but now everything is just laid out better on 2.
Just boggles the mind why they have m…"
yesterday
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