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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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372 Replies · Reply by Simon Farnworth May 16

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( Tip N3 & N2 ) Display any profile question on mouse hover of your profile avatar.

This is done with jQuery and CSS so it will work in all browsers.. Sorry my cat deleted the discussion and all the wonderful comments. I was in the middle of editing the function parameters when my cat walked on the keyboard, poof gone. lol There…

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7 Replies · Reply by George H. Compton IV on Tuesday

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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

Kos replied to Niche Networkers's discussion Community Contact Page
"ok idk how you constructed it but if you click on the image - you get the contact form itself.  You can actually place the image with the link on your home page.
For the form to display on a page, I would go back to the website and go over the setti…"
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Strumelia replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"Thanks Luke.
Because I bought Cometchat for my self-hosted Jamroom site, it's the CC version where you buy it outright for one payment includes a year of updates, and after that you can update at half price or so as often as you choose to buy an upd…"
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Bernadette Arthur replied to Niche Networkers's discussion Community Contact Page
"The button does not link to the form I created...I try to put the form in a side module, but it cuts off the right side of the form, even though I changed the width of the form???  I've spent over an hour on this...so frustrated!  Any help would be…"
14 minutes ago
Bernadette Arthur replied to Niche Networkers's discussion Community Contact Page
15 minutes ago
Bernadette Arthur replied to Niche Networkers's discussion Community Contact Page
"ok I did that.  I'll show you what it looks like...one sec...lemme change it back
and I'll post the page if you don't mind"
17 minutes ago
Kos replied to Niche Networkers's discussion Community Contact Page
"Make a page.  The tab can be normal or check the "subtab" option.  Up to you which way it displays.  Sorry for the confusion"
19 minutes ago
Kos replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"Philliip I do apologize.  I just get tired of other sites discussing (almost spamming) here but your post is relevant to how Ning operates so please accept my apology.  I need more tea this morning.  Not quite awake. 
For me, I embedded it on it's o…"
22 minutes ago
Bernadette Arthur replied to Niche Networkers's discussion Community Contact Page
"I am having difficulty with getting my Jot Form button on my Contact Us page without it looking whack!  Please help!  Kos I was trying to follow your instructions but got lost when you said to create a sub-tab??? :("
1 hour ago
Philip Voice replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"They don't have a forum (at least I've not found it)"
1 hour ago
SweetPotato replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"yeah but it's nice to get some customer support here on Ning even if it's not from Ning :-)"
1 hour ago
Kos replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"Ummmmm Don't they have a forum there to ask?"
1 hour ago
Philip Voice replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"Does anyone know how to get the main chat room to pop up automatically when a member logs in? I can't even see chat in the bottom tool bar.
If I can't work it out then I can't expect my members to."
1 hour ago
Luke Jones replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"Your welcome Anam :) glad I can help someone :) Ye, you have to buy the apps because its your site, but the app is free for the members to download :) But at the moment, comet chat is mobile friendly, so the member's using your site on their phones,…"
2 hours ago
Anam replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"Thanks Luke, you are very kind. So, it means I should tell members who use mobs and tablets to go this App store and buy this App if they want to use comet chat on my site?"
2 hours ago
Luke Jones replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"Ah right xDWell  personally I find comet chat to be a good price considering what features your having :) , If only we had to pay Ning whenever they done updates, we'd be fine :P Aha they might do, you never know :P "
2 hours ago
Luke Jones replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would recommend Comet chat to anyone :)
"O :/ aha, Its pretty easy once you get to know it :L Well, I'm just trying to help out here, but whenever you want to use your dashboard, I'll be happy to help you Phillip :) "
2 hours ago
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