Current status of the Ning Platform is always available on the Ning Status Blog.

Forum

This is just a small tip for Admins as they are the only ones who see this but you may find it helpful

Sometimes you may been looking at some posts that are in a featured list or you may have opened a post that has been featured already but when you look at the Feature button it does not reflect it has been Featured already and just still says Feature. So let's say the item has already been featured but when you look at the button it just says Feature so you press it to make the item Featured but in effect you are actually un-featuring the post, I have done this myself many times in the past.

So here is a small line of CSS which will just add the letter d to the end of the word Feature so it says Featured on featured posts.

.linkbar.linkbar-iconic .button.button-iconic.feature-button.is-selected .icon-feature:after{content:"d";display:inline-block }

Next we can add some optional custom code to change the little tooltip text which shows up when you hover over the button.

The first line will show the word Featured if the post has been featured

The Second Line is a hover function so when you hover over it it says Click to Un-Feature This

And the Last line is for Un-Featured posts to say Click To Feature This.

<script>
x$('.linkbar.linkbar-iconic .button.button-iconic.feature-button.is-selected').attr('title','Featured');
x$('.linkbar.linkbar-iconic .button.button-iconic.feature-button.is-selected').hover(function() {
x$(this).attr('title','Click To Un-Feature This');
});
x$('.linkbar.linkbar-iconic .button.button-iconic.feature-button:not(.linkbar.linkbar-iconic .button.button-iconic.feature-button.is-selected)').attr('title','Click to Feature This');
</script>

This may seem small but makes a big difference when looking at post as Admins especially if you have some new admins on your site.

By the way if you are interested in giving the Feature Add and Edit buttons a make over here is a post I added to do just that.

STYLE YOUR FEATURE EDIT ADD BUTTONS

Enjoy

John :-)

You need to be a member of Ning Creators Social Network to add comments!

Join Ning Creators Social Network

Email me when people reply –

Replies

  • Any idea what the changes would be for 2.0? 

    • Sorry Kos I don't have a 2.0 to look for the classes etc, the principle should be the same I would have thought with just a matter of changing the class names for the 2.0 ones.

      • Was hoping you still had your old 2.0.  Poop!  *lol*

        • That went a very long time ago when 3.0 first came out. If you had a 2.0 I could access then I might be able to take a look at the classes etc as I would need to be an admin to see them. Email me with any log in info if you  like and I will see if I can figure out the class changes for you.

    • NC for Hire

      Hi Kos,

      Unless I'm misunderstanding the question, it shouldn't be a problem in 2.0, since the Featured/Stop Featuring is in the Options drop-down as "Feature" or "Stop Featuring". I agree with you and Bizz, that this is an issue in 3.0. I've had it happen on numerous occasions.

      Best,

      Jen

This reply was deleted.

Search the Creators Network

Latest Activity

Mike Collins replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"I'd like to be involved in looking at paid access demo please "
2 hours ago
Harly replied to Ivy Williams's discussion Ning Roleplay Sites
3 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa's discussion I am unable to find discussions on my network when I search. Any solutions?
"Hi there,
We are sorry for this. Previously we have been fixing the search on each network separate…"
6 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Hi there,
We are glad to know that you have been excited with this news. I have sent you the privat…"
7 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Hi Matt,
Yes, this post is regarding 3.0 platform only.
Regards,
Ning team."
7 hours ago
Lj Cange replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Exciting news..... I will be happy to assist!"
8 hours ago
Matt replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"So Ning 2 paid access will not be updated?"
9 hours ago
Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa replied to Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa's discussion I am unable to find discussions on my network when I search. Any solutions?
"Still the problem is not resolved!"
9 hours ago
Matt replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Is this only for Ning 3?"
10 hours ago
Hugh replied to Anastasiia_NING support's discussion Ning 2Q 2017 plan!
"I'd like to get some reassurance that support will be upgraded. I can't think of a time recently wh…"
13 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Hi Philip,
We are glad to hear that you are willing to help with the beta test, and it will be the…"
20 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Hi there,
Thanks for your endless support! We have sent you the private message regarding joining t…"
20 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Aubrey Williams's discussion Paid Access 2017
"Hi there!
We do appreciate your feedback, yes we know that based on our history the people wouldn't…"
21 hours ago
Ning via Facebook

#unitewithNING You`re one click away from the place where all questions about #NING find their…

Kos replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Cannot express how happy I am to see Ning growing and expanding once again. It's been a long three…"
22 hours ago
Philip Voice replied to Aubrey Williams's discussion Paid Access 2017
"Thanks. I've applied to help evaluate and I'll make a decision about how I implement paid access in…"
yesterday
Philip Voice replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"I'm happy help"
yesterday
kevin carrasco is now a member of Ning Creators Social Network
yesterday
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Aubrey Williams's discussion Paid Access 2017
"Hi Philip,
It's not an issue if you wish to continue to use the other processor for the payments we…"
yesterday
Ning via Facebook

#inspirewithNING More talks, inspiration and success stories on #NING platform! Create your…

More…