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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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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.

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JFarrow replied to JFarrow's discussion Tip: Best Tool For Creating Animated Gif Walkthroughs
"My pleasure buddy...glad it is helpful to you"
6 minutes ago
Radhika Bista replied to JFarrow's discussion Tip: Best Tool For Creating Animated Gif Walkthroughs
"Thanks a lot Justin. Really appreciated for your whole explanatory post."
22 minutes ago
Merri Dennis replied to Merri Dennis's discussion Code to duplicate Forum Page with Categories
"Thanks for the specific description to create a category index section.
Two other questions when you have time -
1) Is there a way to display the discussions (in the center column) by category?
2) Is there a way to move discussions from a group foru…"
22 minutes ago
Kos replied to Merri Dennis's discussion Code to duplicate Forum Page with Categories
"Sadly we have to do it this way b/c Ning has not come out with a setting for them to automatically display.  :("
31 minutes ago
Kos replied to Merri Dennis's discussion Code to duplicate Forum Page with Categories
"Just go to your categories and copy each one's URL.  Place in Notepad or Word
Then go to Sites & Pages and on the Forum tab, insert a content box on your side column.  Label it "Categories" or whatever you wish.
In that box, list/type out your categ…"
32 minutes ago
JFarrow replied to JFarrow's discussion TIP: How to Quickly Change Network Background and Track Pageloads
34 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning to Jamroom - An Empowering Migration Path...
"Curtis,  I'm speaking frankly about my own actual experiences, in response to your bizarre ravings and insults.  I'm not "lying" or "spamming"- I'm answering what people ask, in as honest a way as I can.  Hopefully anyone who is serious about actual…"
51 minutes ago
Curtis replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning to Jamroom - An Empowering Migration Path...
"I'd buy your autobiography but i feel like I have already read it! Lmao...now if this post has anyone's attention that has used the social engine import tool please let me know your experience before I buy a 4th VPS and try it- I appreciate anyone's…"
1 hour ago
Curtis replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning to Jamroom - An Empowering Migration Path...
"Man you just can't stop with the endorsements....how funny"
1 hour ago
Strumelia replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning to Jamroom - An Empowering Migration Path...
"The Jamroom forums are administrated capably and efficiently by the platform developers.  I do learn one or two helpful things there every day from mostly just reading and asking questions - I know a whole lot more than i did a couple months ago, fo…"
1 hour ago
Az'ya replied to Az'ya's discussion Custom header CSS for small displays?
"Hi Scarlett, thanks for your reply!I wonder if posting a screen shot works? Just starting to develop the site (it's not publicly visible at this point). I'm wanting to replicate the look/feel of my main site. In particular the image banner below the…"
1 hour ago
Scarlett replied to Az'ya's discussion Custom header CSS for small displays?
"Yes this can be done to remove the header on small displays or maybe even have your image resized to fit that smaller screen. Pop up a link to your site so we can see the image header in question and we can then provide a bit of code to do it."
1 hour ago
Curtis replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning to Jamroom - An Empowering Migration Path...
"I just tell it like it is...
Why would you miss me in the Jamrrom forums? You running that place as self appointed administrator there too?"
2 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning to Jamroom - An Empowering Migration Path...
"Curtis, you're such a charmer!
I sure will MISS YOU over on the Jamroom forums.  Yeah maybe I should post on the Jamroom forums about how great Ning is-  what a brilliant idea!  lolol
I look forward to hearing about your new site soon."
2 hours ago
Curtis replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning to Jamroom - An Empowering Migration Path...
"Strummer
I'm on the road to an OU/TT GAME so forgive me if I type like screaming eagle while I drive
If you think your spam posts are so politically correct why don't you go over to the JR forum and start s post about great Jamrrom alternatives?
As…"
2 hours ago
Merri Dennis replied to Merri Dennis's discussion Code to duplicate Forum Page with Categories
"I don't need the members with the most posts, but I do need to have the discussions divided by category. Is there a widget or piece of code for that feature?"
2 hours ago
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