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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

JFarrow replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"i saw that too... nice!"
2 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Airwalk's discussion Archiving of all member data
"Ken, I sent you a friend request."
3 minutes ago
United Spirits replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"I envy you. Seriously. No content migration script for Ning 3 sites as of yet."
7 minutes ago
United Spirits replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"I want to move to social engine but its too high of a price. I wonder if I can contact their support to have alternative arrangements made, server and all."
10 minutes ago
United Spirits replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Ah. Yes. The discussion that started all this ruckus about a childs platform, I presume. This here company is very good at server up time, there's an advantage we can count on. I wonder who their servers come from. Probably where business doesn't fa…"
12 minutes ago
United Spirits replied to Airwalk's discussion Archiving of all member data
"Not sold on it to be honest. But I do love your site and its content."
15 minutes ago
Scott Bishop replied to Allison Leahy's discussion What are you most excited about?
"Steve, Here's what you're not getting. All that time you're talking about to make an N2 site responsive took an entire 2 minutes. (thanks to George's responsive conversion). 
Meanwhile, the suckers that jumped on N3 before its even remotely being cl…"
16 minutes ago
United Spirits replied to Vickie's discussion PLEASE HELP@!!
"Hey, looks like its up and running to me just checked out the home page. How did you get it to look so cool? I like it."
22 minutes ago
United Spirits replied to Scott Bishop's discussion Importing Fonts
"It sure can in advanced css. Try referencing this css class. #xg_navigation"
25 minutes ago
United Spirits replied to Tim Atkinson's discussion My letter to Bernard Desarnauts, SVP & GM, Ning
"Only problem is its $700 up front I believe and they also were bought out recently by another company and featuring staff cuts."
28 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Airwalk's discussion Archiving of all member data
"Wow Pierre I am very impressed that you wrote your own migration tools!   Good job!  Sadly, most of us cannot do the same."
53 minutes ago
Ken Rich replied to Airwalk's discussion Archiving of all member data
"Hi Tom, I just migrated my Ning Pro site to Jamroom. They built an automated tool for the migration process into their new "state of the art" script. It's open source, modular, highly configurable, responsive CSS, and the core is free. Take it for…"
2 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"I built my new network on SocialEngine PHP back in July.  I still have my 2.0 and both are running until the end of this year.  I migrated over 1/3 of my members and dropped the "deadwood".  It is a lot of work and extra expense but I needed my memb…"
2 hours ago
Ken Rich replied to Tim Atkinson's discussion My letter to Bernard Desarnauts, SVP & GM, Ning
"Hi Tim,I have a solution for your problem, because It was also my problem. I can also confirm that Ning has no future, because they have been totally outclassed by a competitor who now has an automated tool for migrating Ning 2 JSON's into their scr…"
3 hours ago
steve replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"ive just requested cancellation on my site, Not  putting myself through this rubbish anymore, letting a company treat me like im nothing, a joke as a customer..
Biggest mistake i made coming over to Ning. luckily ive not lost much and thankfully i d…"
3 hours ago
Pierre Lannoy replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Hello Curtis.
I've migrated to a (custom) version of phpfox... And of course I have written some migrations tools to correct and import extracted files from my ning networks...
You can see the result here : https://voile-rc.com"
3 hours ago
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