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

Forum

I had the opportunity to be able to share some quality information with a new friend here named Nick! (Hi Nick lol) and Nick wanted to showcase a certain piece of information on his members page under their avatar. The kool thing about this was I wanted to do the same as well but  I am always so busy working on functionality of my site and design that I often overlook the simplicities of the Ning platform.

Today I have a small yet sweet tip for all of you to display a certain piece of information under your members avatar. We all have somewhat "niched" networks. Mine is about multimedia and the different forms of it displayed through blogs, music, videos and pic uploads. So I have my members to select what I'VE CREATED AS "profile Types" (again..i all caps certain things so no one confuses my work from someone elses...the idea of a "profile type" came from knowing other artist may want to collaborate with others...finding "others" would be easy if they were somewhat categorized and they are categorized on my site by defining everyones "profile type". I think its important tht everyone do their own thing when it comes to this feature but back to the tip lol)

Notice the little CPU icon next to my avatar? (excuse the huge afro! My hair is almost ready to be locked up and dreaded @ SoaringEagle hahahaha I'll be joining your site as soon as I twist up!) but the CPU is a representation of the "developer" profile type on my network. Now, look below my avatar at my information listed. It has my gender, location, and then my "profile type" listed! Nick wanted to display a certain bit of information on his members page as his site is dedicated towards a certain activity that I'll let him share with you guys if he pleases :) But how to achieve this? SIMPLE!

<<THE TIP>>Go to your "profile questions" in your NC dashboard...simply *FEATURE* whatever question you'd like to see an answer to on the members profile under their avatar...DONE!

I hope this helps someone other than Nick, I posted it because if he had questions about it, maybe others wanted to do the same...and now they can! Simply FEATURE whatever questions you wanna see on the members page. Have fun with this guys AND PLEASE BE CREATIVE! Worst thing would be to see "profile types" on every network...that would probably be the straw that breaks my ties here with creators! The word "create" means to do just that, theres nothing "creative" about copying..."do your thing" :) Enjoy!

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

Join Ning Creators Network

Email me when people reply –

Replies

This reply was deleted.

Search the Creators Network

Latest Activity

Nancy Marsh replied to Nancy Marsh's discussion Suggestions for Broadcast Message Archive
"Sorry, I posted prematurely.
I was starting to say that the site is private.
Thanks"
20 minutes ago
Zachary Moonshine replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"wow George you rule dude ! thank you man ! to hell with spot.im i am gonna do this "
1 hour ago
Garfield Creator replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"Just want to say I have a lot of respect for someone who is willing to spend "a couple of hours" on…"
6 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"I spent a couple hours updating the code. :-) It's now fully responsive and I also added a chatwing…"
17 hours ago
Zachary Moonshine replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"WOW that looks killer , i had started using spot.im too but most of my users already are used to th…"
20 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"Here's all the code you need to have it working perfectly. See image below. It's awesome. Chatwing…"
yesterday
Ceddy J replied to soaringeagle's discussion hmm interesting careers at ning/mode
"That's how I feel man. This is a great analysis. Ning takes a long time with updates, but never thi…"
yesterday
Kos replied to James Hollins's discussion Ning site is full of pop ups
"Mine are back up.  Were you able to resolve your pop up issue?"
yesterday
Zachary Moonshine replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"<div id="chatwing-embedded-1d973543-c11b-48d4-9e52-544915bd6a0f"></div>
  
THIS IS THE CODE FOR MY…"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to Kos's discussion Holidays Just Around The Corner
"You're welcome Kos, you have a wonderful holiday season as well. :-)"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion ( 11 themes N3 & N2 ) Customizable CSS winter/holiday themes
"Thank you Jim. :-) I like the one that's on CRF 3.0 the best. :-)"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion ( 11 themes N3 & N2 ) Customizable CSS winter/holiday themes
"Thank you Marshall."
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"Hello Zachary, this code should do the trick. Of course I don't know what you're trying to fix to t…"
yesterday
Kos replied to Zachary Moonshine's discussion Floating widget help ?
"I found this old discussion you may be able to adapt by changing the placement on the page.  Headed…"
yesterday
Kos replied to James Hollins's discussion Ning site is full of pop ups
"You're sounds like malware.  I'd defintely run a scan and try diff. browsers.
I'm unable to access…"
yesterday
Zachary Moonshine replied to Abdullah ktk's discussion floating image post
"is there any way to make my chatwing float or popup on my entire site using something like this ?"
yesterday
marshall blake replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion ( 11 themes N3 & N2 ) Customizable CSS winter/holiday themes
"Very cool George."
yesterday
Eric Odom replied to Eric Odom's discussion 94,000 members, $1,200 a year for Ning... and Ning seems to be AWOL.
"Thanks for the comment, @strumelia. Two problems. First, we just can't be on 2.0 anymore. Our membe…"
yesterday
Deb W. replied to Deb W.'s discussion Recommendations for Ning alternatives?
"Thanks everyone for your input and ideas... You've been very helpful... I will go and hang out now…"
yesterday
Jim Kinson replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion ( 11 themes N3 & N2 ) Customizable CSS winter/holiday themes
"Great work George. As far as the live ones, I think I like the one on CRF 2.0 the best.
Blessings."
yesterday
More…