I'm a few weeks into building my network now, which is exciting, but also frustrating. The main frustration I have is the lack of categories.
If you see this post and you agree that ning needs to prioritize providing categories and sub-categories for members, blogs, groups, events (and any other section of the network!), PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS POST so that we hopefully can get ning's attention.
Categories would be a tremendous help in managing and monetizing networks:
A network creator should have a way to:
I saw a similar response on a July 2010 post. Still years off?
Hey, Robin! Can you please point me to that post?
I have always tried to be clear in the past that while this was a great idea, it wasn't one we actually had seriously considered putting on our roadmap. Just recently, we did decide that this was a project we were going to tackle.
Categories and Tags is needed on the NING network.
In network with large content, the need to categorize and tagging come in handy and usefull for the members.
Any news on categories?
Sadly, no news on categories.
Ok, but thanks for letting know.
i need categories for events and photos
Really need categories for video :(
News about categories?
No news about categories. Still one of our biggest requests, though.
Any updates on category functionality? Inconsistent blog tagging is a huge issue for our educator network, as its utility depends on standard tags/categories. Thanks!