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Announcements From Ning

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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353 Replies · Reply by Anam 3 hours ago

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Do you miss Firefox v28's CSS editor? You can use Firefox v28 editor anytime.

For those of you who miss Firefox's editor from version 28 you can now use the editor anytime without downgrading the current version. I made a portable version of Firefox 28 that can be run anytime you need the editor. It uses the same user's…

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2 Replies · Reply by George H. Compton IV Sep 12

(TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)

All the features of Ning 2.0 with  Ning 3.0 responsiveness.. ;) Tested and working in all newer browsers IE 9, 10, 11 - Firefox - Google Chrome - Safari. for cell phones, Laptops, PCs, Macintosh and yes TVs.... The fullwidth portion of this code…

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NC for Hire

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

George H. Compton IV replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Trying to make my sidebar padding smaller
"Hello Alyce. :-)
This code will help with the page mentioned on this discussion, see image below. Code goes in your design studio CSS section BODY.page-classes DIV.span4.tablet16.mobile16.column.column-narrow{     padding-left:0%!important;     pad…"
1 hour ago
Kos replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion Geez....
"Naming them "articles" was a bad call, in my opinion."
1 hour ago
Kos replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion Geez....
"b/c articles are supposed to be static and not change.  Like TOS or an instructions page.
Use blogs or forums for authorship and SEO"
1 hour ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"Hello Scott :-)   ---
To enable the ad box above the header. Go to your "dashboard"  select the tab called "feature layout" at the bottom of the page you'll find the option to enable the above header add box. Check mark the box and select save. Then…"
2 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"An interesting figure might be Ning's own stats analytics comparing visitors numbers between its Ning 2 version and its relatively recently launched Ning 3 version.
Personally I find coming here a bore and a chore now. It seems static and sluggish c…"
3 hours ago
Jeffrey Haskins replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion Geez....
"Within the articles, it does no show who makes a post.  Not talking about bio, just the Posted by"
3 hours ago
Omid Sadeghpour, Sue Valdeck, LCBSocial and 2 more joined Ning Creators Network
10 hours ago
Lora replied to Lora's discussion 3.0 Photo Galleries
"I have four galleries and use the 50 category set up, wish there was more.
Big issue for us is when you go to a members page, the pictures are shown in order they were loaded.
The problem is if they want to go to JUST the vintage items or JUST the h…"
11 hours ago
Lora replied to Lora's discussion 3.0 Photo Galleries
"YES........... this is my issue!!!! We use our site to sell. When members have to delete multiple pictures they are getting very frustrated. I have a work around for now but what a PITA"
11 hours ago
Lora replied to Lora's discussion 3.0 Photo Galleries
"huh???? lol .... say that in english............... lmao."
11 hours ago
Scott Bishop replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"Hey George, dumb question probably: What and where is the "ad-box above the header"?"
11 hours ago
JFarrow replied to Lora's discussion 3.0 Photo Galleries
"that could be profitable.."
11 hours ago
Jen replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion Geez....
"Jeffrey, If you are referring to "Posted By", not sure, unless somehow you have some CSS that is hiding it. If you are referring to the new "Author Bio" feature, and you are utilizing this feature, check your sites & pages for the blog, and make sur…"
12 hours ago
Alyce Keegan replied to Lora's discussion 3.0 Photo Galleries
"LOL! atleast I didn't say ghost busters or then you'd have to be worried ;)"
13 hours ago
JFarrow replied to Lora's discussion 3.0 Photo Galleries
"you have a group for gang busters??  sweet.... be careful with that..."
13 hours ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Sorry to see you go!  I do understand your decision and wish you all the best!"
13 hours ago
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