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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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347 Replies · Reply by Robert Paul 6 minutes 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 on Monday

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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

Robert Paul replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I still wish a long life to ning 2.0 But I also like to ning 3.0 to succeed Why not keep both ?!"
5 minutes ago
Alyce Keegan replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Trying to make my sidebar padding smaller
"Even my headings now go outside the main website LOL! I just spent so long getting this one to a point I am happy with it that I don't want to have to spend the time playing around with a new one when I will just want the same look I think. Thanks t…"
54 minutes ago
Kos replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Trying to make my sidebar padding smaller
"Boy, this one may be over my head.  idk what codes you already have added to your site that makes it site in such a way to the left.  Very odd.  Is there are reason you're hesitant to use one of the new themes so you have better controls?"
1 hour ago
steve replied to Neil Norton's discussion I miss the Twitter Share
"go to your social site manager page.. look down the list until you see "social sharing" make sure its ticked..
:))"
2 hours ago
Ken Rich replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"I don't have a problem downloading the archive. It's when you attempt to put your content into another database (away from Ning) that you find out there are random inconsistencies that will show themselves as comments not aligning with the content.I…"
3 hours ago
Strumelia replied to James Nored's discussion Why is the HTML box so incredibly small!
"Doubtful to get action on this.  It's now a year later and ...nothing..."
3 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"Sure, you can download the JSON archives of your content with the Ning Export Tool, but when you attempt to reconstitute them into another database, you will find out there is a problem.

Ken, can you clarify what database you were using for this re…"
3 hours ago
Ken Rich replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"Thanks for the tip. The programmer is writing some sort of "check" into his tool so that it rejects JSON's that have the random inconsistency present. Then one must as you say, download again, and since it is a migration, upload to the new location…"
4 hours ago
United Spirits replied to Martin de Goede's discussion Customizing the standard layout for profile pages
"I have a friend who owns a Ning 2.0 layout. I asked him if it would be possible to have a fixed default layout but members could change it later, he said to ask around see if it is possible, as he is looking for a code very similar to one described…"
4 hours ago
Neil Norton replied to Neil Norton's discussion I miss the Twitter Share
"Wait, it is on this network, so I must have missed its installation. Now I see it but not working on my site.  Nevermind! Let me investigate further. "
4 hours ago
United Spirits replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"What you could try is redownload everything the following day and then save everything to the same folder you kept the last saved files in, they will just rewrite overtop of the existing files so hopefully no problems there, just remember to save th…"
5 hours ago
Jamie Baker (Vision) replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"sorry to hear that's awful."
5 hours ago
Neil Norton replied to Bernard Lama's discussion Killer Tip : How to add seach bar to your ning 3.0 network ?
"Muchas Gracias, I like it!"
6 hours ago
Alison Frane replied to Martin de Goede's discussion Customizing the standard layout for profile pages
"Anyone?  Anyone?"
6 hours ago
Neil Norton replied to James Nored's discussion Why is the HTML box so incredibly small!
"It would be nice if the HTML box was Wysiwig design editor. Save time from designing in one program and pasting into Ning.  Moreover, it is a real issue for group admins that often do not have a good wysiwig editor or know html.  Sweet potato endors…"
6 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Niche Networkers's discussion Hide header but show navigation
"It's because you are hiding the site header which includes the Navbar. Also in the other part you added there is a spelling mistake for display which will stop that line of code working anyway.
The word important is a last resort word to use in code…"
7 hours ago
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