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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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345 Replies · Reply by Lora 15 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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48 Replies · Reply by George H. Compton IV yesterday

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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

James Higginson replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"That's a shame, I had about 5000 member pins on my io Map, don't suppose there any way to grab that data from them do you know?"
4 hours ago
SweetPotato replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
5 hours ago
James Higginson replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"Is apps.io still in business? No reply to my support requests and the map broke, how do I contact them? Thanks!"
6 hours ago
Cautious replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Way to go Jen!  I'm at Spruz and you know me with questions, lol. 
Unfortunately, some owners aren't placing their questions in the right area at the Owner's Community and that's why many of them aren't receiving responses.  As far as "Help Requests…"
11 hours ago
Garfield Creator replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Thanks Jen"
11 hours ago
Ken Rich replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"Thank-you Steve. Ning support actually responded today to a "new" support ticket that had been sitting unanswered for a few days. They asked me to explain the problem (yet again), as if I had not already done so (as did the programmer), in a previo…"
12 hours ago
steve replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"I see these new topics are still not showing in the feed unless somebody replies, so i will just do that and hopefully somebody who knows will see it.."
12 hours ago
Alyce Keegan replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Trying to make my sidebar padding smaller
"Hey Kos! Thanks for your reply. I'm using one of the older themes so I don't have this option. I shouldn't be allowed to play with coding -_- I've moved a lot of information to be aligned left for some reason lol! 
I've tried your code but unfortuna…"
13 hours ago
Lora replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"My 3.0 has just about cut my business in half.
DO NOT MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE I DID and migrate to 3.0 until it's done. I used to get around 10k people a month to the site and as of this writing it's a little over 5,500 people a month.
I am beside mys…"
15 hours ago
Robert Druse replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"I will stand corrected if anything I say is not correct..."
16 hours ago
Jen replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Unless they sold their company, Spruz is located in Tennessee.
And seriously, I'm going to have to defend Spruz. I don't know about their Customer Service department these days. I'm not keen on their overall look. But, I do consider them an ethical…"
16 hours ago
Robert Druse replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"So, Spruz is based in Europe, not in Tennessee like they say they are?? Another potential fraudulent company to be aware of, just like GROU.PS, who say they are based in Palo Alto, CA, but are actually somewhere in the Middle East and their virtuall…"
16 hours ago
Kos replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Trying to make my sidebar padding smaller
"Hi Alyce.  Have you tried adjusting the padding to zero here and change site size in Design Editor?
You can try to remove some of the margin on the sides using this code.  You caught me running out the door to the Dentist but I'll check back in when…"
17 hours ago
Pat Howlett replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"For now I'm still here with you Strumelia :]
I've gone from over 200 Ning Networks (used to spend 1000s a year to Ning and was happy doing it) to 2 and am now in the process of moving one of these to SocialEngine - it's not as powerful or feature ri…"
18 hours ago
Luke Jones replied to Luke Jones's discussion Help
"Ah awesome, thank you ::) I'm currently on ning 2.0 because I havnt got enough members to make it worth updating to ning 3.0 ,"
yesterday
Tim Atkinson replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Thank you - I'll keep you posted. We're doing a Kickstarter campaign first, so it'll be a few weeks before I have anything to report. I'm keeping my 2.0, though, so I'll be around....!"
yesterday
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