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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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336 Replies · Reply by Sapphire LiLi on Wednesday

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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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26 Replies · Reply by George H. Compton IV on Sunday

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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

TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Saving Your Newsletters & Other Broadcast Messages While Keeping Them White Label
"Very nice tip; thanks FT!"
9 hours ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Dixie Redmond's discussion Ning 3 - Saving photos?
"Hi Dixie,
Could you provide a link to a photo in one of your groups that I can check out?  I may be able to code a Download link or View Full Size link for you, similar to what we were talking about here for individual photos on a Ning 3 site:
http:…"
12 hours ago
ceri shaw replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Can't beat a bit of philosophy imho :)
I forget who it was that opined that positivism entails passive acceptance of the status quo. BUT I do recall old Hegel praising the beauty of the 'negative' or critical principle since it is destructive and th…"
12 hours ago
CocteauBoy replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"STEVE WROTE: "....i find that true positive thinking is accepting the negative and dealing with it in a positive manner."
Absolutely, beautifully-worded. And considering the mess that Ning has become, I'd have to say that most of us are already putt…"
15 hours ago
JFarrow is now a member of Creators Dashboard
17 hours ago
JFarrow replied to Strumelia's discussion Particular issue with Ning Archiver: archiver can't access its own .json files?
"No problem... i hope you get it sorted out.  Garfield is a whiz at the archiver.."
17 hours ago
steve replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Being into this sort of thing myself, i find that true positive thinking is accepting the negative and dealing with it in a positive manner. Simply Ignoring the negative truth while it may seem like positive thinking is actually very destructive to…"
17 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Strumelia's discussion Particular issue with Ning Archiver: archiver can't access its own .json files?
"Thanks Garfield!
I just heard from Ning Support on my ticket an hour ago, and they re going to make an attempt to reproduce the problem, but they have to wait til tomorrow to try it.
Will post any news back again here.
JF- I think just restarting th…"
18 hours ago
Garfield Creator replied to Strumelia's discussion Particular issue with Ning Archiver: archiver can't access its own .json files?
"Sorry to hear Strumelia. If it's still not working I may have a workaround solution for backing them up. Let me know by sending me a private message."
19 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Everyone has their own approach, including Ning and Glam.  I tend to take a simpler approach:  if I am a customer paying for a service I depend on, I expect the service to function as promised.  If it does not and I repeatedly get nothing but non-re…"
21 hours ago
CocteauBoy replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I like this suggestion, but there's a fine line between "positive thinking" and delusion. At this point, "positive thinking" requires ignoring years of reality and facts. That's actually not very healthy or positive. I wish you luck, though. Conside…"
22 hours ago
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Fire-Tech replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"Yup. I have had / made a few in the past. They are always a pain... but their new one is painless. Love it ;)"
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Tyler Durbin replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"Thanks Fire, I see they are going to come out with a 2.0 version."
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Tyler Durbin replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"Thanks Kos, I will look some more. "
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Tyler Durbin replied to Katie McKay's discussion I love my new slider!
"Definitely let us know!"
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