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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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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  I have visited many communities which have a getting started guide which is outdated (ie creator stated number of members which has grown…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

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

Jeffrey Haskins left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Interesting to me given some issues I had the last few days.  My site url changed to ning network from my custom url and I had to reset my password because my old password suddenly quit working"
27 minutes ago
Chris Richards replied to John Bizley's discussion Latest Activity Feed, how to adjust the avatars
"Hi John, I think this is excellent, such a small change but makes it so much more visual... one issue i have when i added the code is the box/border behind the avatar doesn't change in size.. any idea how to change that with the avatar... here's a s…"
1 hour ago
ceri shaw replied to John Bizley's discussion A few tweaks I made to my activity feed
"Many thanks for posting John....just implemented this on my site and it looks great. Now if only Ning would fix the Activity Feed for me...... :)"
4 hours ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Good to see you here, Eric!  Wishing you all the best!"
4 hours ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Relocate Your Comment & Reply Buttons
"Great tip, FT, thanks!"
4 hours ago
SweetPotato left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"More dedicated than Ning are that's for sure! :-(

Good to hear from you, Mr Sewerz, I hope you're well. We miss you round here.

SP"
5 hours ago
Nor Cal Social Media left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Ha ha he got you all bitches."
7 hours ago
Eric Sewerz left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Heh. Just goofing off everyone. It's really me. I'm so thrilled that all of you saw this and reached out to make sure I was okay. Hope you're all doing great! Makes me realize how dedicated you all are to this place. My old test network was disabled…"
8 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Ning have replied to me as follows

Thanks for writing. I have taken a look into group comment walls and activity feeds and I see that these are not bugs or issues, but that these functions are expected. When posting on a comment wall within a group…"
8 hours ago
Fire-Tech left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Nice! Maybe Eric was the real Dr Who?"
9 hours ago
Fire-Tech replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Relocate Your Comment & Reply Buttons
"Exactly. Shouldn't have to code the basics, but I doubt it would be high on their list of priorities....so..."
9 hours ago
Nor Cal Social Media replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Relocate Your Comment & Reply Buttons
"Yep. Good tip. Basic UX. Same goes for Twitter/Facebook being at the top of posts when they should follow the content. It's simply a matter of standard top down left to right where you want calls to action immediately following. I raised the issue a…"
9 hours ago
ceri shaw left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Is this perhaps the true face of Mode? Customers are 'fans of the finger? Subtle :)"
10 hours 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' :)"
10 hours 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…"
11 hours 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 ;)"
11 hours ago
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