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Welcome to Creators 3.0!

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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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106 Replies · Reply by ceri shaw 25 minutes ago


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Community Compass: Reimagining Getting Started Guides for Online Communities

So, I've been experimenting with a new way of presenting a reimagined Getting Started Guide for my community.  I have visited many communities which have a getting started guide which is outdated (ie creator stated number of members which has grown…

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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


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.


ceri shaw left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Is this perhaps the true face of Mode? Customers are 'fans of the finger? Subtle :)"
3 minutes ago
ceri shaw replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Yes very interesting indeed....clearly the Ning customer service rep was being 'economical with the truth' :)"
25 minutes ago
steve replied to John Bizley's discussion A few tweaks I made to my activity feed
"really nice site john,, im actually moving my IPB forum with 600 members over to ning 3 in a bit and im trying to sell the idea to my members (they dont like change) so i made a topic and linked your site to show them what can be done..
well impress…"
1 hour ago
Fire-Tech replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Relocate Your Comment & Reply Buttons
"Lol..yeah, a no brainer. Wish Ning stayed on Creators here so they could use the product and see some of the simple things that drive ya nutz ;)"
1 hour ago
steve left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"it is odd this because he says he want help with his test network breaking the first rule of netiquette by using all capitols, Eric wouldn't behave like that..but also im sure thats a ning 2 site all test networks now are 3..  
had me thinking then,…"
1 hour ago
Russell Rager replied to John Bizley's discussion A few tweaks I made to my activity feed
"Your site looks awesome John! Thanks for sharing. How did you get your posted Youtube links to show a large preview window like that? Is that a standard 3.0 feature or is it custom code?"
1 hour ago
Strumelia left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"I find it a bit disturbing, because it seems as though someone has taken over Eric's actual profile page here, changed his user name in a childish insulting way and is now posting as Eric. I would think only a Ning employee would have the ability to…"
2 hours ago
Writer Chick {Diane} left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"I'm snickering at the name of the Creator of that network.  *snort*  Very creative word play. ;) "
3 hours ago
Lea Scott replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Interesting Ceri that Ning told you the status update was disabled globally...mines still working lol!"
4 hours ago
SweetPotato left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"V. Strange.

Will the real Eric please stand up.

4 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Asil's discussion Photo Slideshows Fail in NING 2.0
"oops and now it's gone for me again, just as you said."
5 hours ago
Strumelia left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Are you the same Eric that used to be a moderator here?  --Or are you someone who took over his profile membership somehow and changed the user name ??
I see the comments I left on the 'old Eric's' page are still here.  I think the real Eric would k…"
5 hours ago
Garfield Creator left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"I just looked at your site. I would call a plumber right away. There was a community moderator here by the same first name as you and he would often recommend opening a ticket as this may be quicker than posting to this forum. :-) I hope this get's…"
5 hours ago
Eric Sewerz left a comment for Eric Sewerz
5 hours ago
Eric Sewerz left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"My test network is down. So sad. "
5 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion What a difference an activity feed makes
"2nd Day of it being on my site and it's going great so far. Not posted any type of help files or notifications that I added the new feed and members have just got on using it."
6 hours ago

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