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

Forum

For the last couple of days I have been browsing the discussions here on Ning creators. Just checking in to see if I could help on any that were not solved or maybe add to them if I could.

I noticed many request to move the site activity to it's own page, but I could not find any discussions where someone replied with a solution. So this is what I worked on today.

View live demo:

Instructions:

First, you will need to set your activity module preferences IE... text count, number of items to show and so on, we will be hiding it later with CSS.

**IMPORTANT:

Move the activity module to the right column of your Ning Powered Website. This tip will not work, if the activity module is not in the right hand column. Thank you  Nyein!

Next:

We need to create a new page. You can choose to show this page to everyone or signed in members only. Give the page a title, click the HTML tab in the page editor and paste the code below into the text box area.
 

<div id="cafp"><h2>TZN Latest Site Activity</h2></div>



Now scroll to the bottom of the page and tick the box that says "Manage title and meta tags manually (advanced)". Now copy the code below and past it in the the custom box area at the bottom of the page.
 

<style>
.xg_widget_page_page_show .xj_sidebar_content .xg_module_activity {display: none;}
#cafp h2 {font-size:20px;}
#xg_network_activity .xg_module_head {display:none;}
</style>

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.2/jquery.js"></script>

<script>

$(document).ready(function(){

$("#xg_network_activity")
.appendTo("#cafp");

});

</script>




Now click on "Save Page". You will have to refresh the page for it to all start working.

Last Words:

If this does not go off without a hitch, please don't get upset. I may have left something out. Reply below if you need help.

This Tip Last updated on: 4-6-2012

****Thank you  Nyein for this fix. The "Activity Module" must be in placed in the right hand column of your Ning powered website in order for this tip to work.


Updated 4-7-2012 Thank you Dr. Trocar!

This works perfectly. But you MUST not tick the "Use full page width (hide sidebar)"  Again, it will not function when this box is ticked.  Also as mentioned the Activity feed must  be in the uppermost portition of the right column, and directly below the username.  I had problems getting anything to show when I had this ticked.  No wonder, I finally tracked this burger down!  Thanks Anthony, you might want to amend your directions/instructions on this at the beginning of this thread to make sure no one misses this.  I appreciate it, you always have excellent tips. 

Thank you Michael Thompson

This tip only works for me when the activity feed is not only in the right column, but it also has to be in the top colored area so that it shows on all pages. So, the feed still shows on all the pages. 

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

Join Ning Creators Network

Email me when people reply –

Replies

  • This wonderful
    You are creative, my friend
    Waiting for more of this creativity

    • Thank you. Very happy to hear you like it.

      • Certainly

  • Did you click the HTML tab before you pasted the HTML?


     

  • If after you save, it shows the raw HTML on the page, means you did not paste in the HTML editor of the page. It is possible that when you created the new page, the HTML editor was already selected as a default setting and when you clicked the HTML button, you activated the visual mode.

  • My friend and I tried this but did not work?

    • Did you refresh the page after save?

      • Yes do I update

    • I have updated this discussion, please follow the new instructions.

      • No point did not show something ^ ^

This reply was deleted.

Search the Creators Network

Latest Activity

Fire-Tech replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"Yup. I have had / made a few in the past. They are always a pain... but their new one is painless.…"
15 hours ago
Tyler Durbin replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"Thanks Fire, I see they are going to come out with a 2.0 version."
15 hours ago
Tyler Durbin replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"Thanks Kos, I will look some more. "
15 hours ago
Tyler Durbin replied to Katie McKay's discussion I love my new slider!
"Definitely let us know!"
15 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Strumelia's discussion Particular issue with Ning Archiver: archiver can't access its own .json files?
"I will try that next time- have to wait another 24 hrs now...   thank you!"
16 hours ago
JFarrow replied to Strumelia's discussion Particular issue with Ning Archiver: archiver can't access its own .json files?
"i believe i set it to allow read/write permissions as it was only set to read"
16 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Strumelia's discussion Particular issue with Ning Archiver: archiver can't access its own .json files?
"JF-  thank you , I will try this next time then!   Can you please tell me what permissions/properti…"
16 hours ago
JFarrow replied to Strumelia's discussion Particular issue with Ning Archiver: archiver can't access its own .json files?
"I recieved that same error the other day.  I then logged out of archiver, reset the permissions/pro…"
16 hours ago
Jeffrey Haskins replied to Karl Harrison's discussion Deleting Data
"The question really is...is keeping their information worth all the issues and battles?"
16 hours ago
Fire-Tech replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Message Notification Background
"Thanks J ;)"
17 hours ago
JFarrow replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Message Notification Background
"nice tip brother"
17 hours ago
Fire-Tech replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"A bunch of us have been using the new one from Jen & TJ. I love it! Here's a discussion about it."
22 hours ago
Kos replied to Karl Harrison's discussion Deleting Data
"Checkout your Terms of Service at the bottom of your site. 

the Network Creator of this Network co…"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"lol damn cellphones lol Scott I think Garfield said it best when he said "get the impact of this co…"
yesterday
Scott Bishop replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"Sorry bro, no go. Both Chrome & IE. Cleared cache, cookies and browser history. "
yesterday
Kos replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion 2.0 Sliders instructions?
"Hey Tyler I used to use a slider designed by SweetPotato.  Maybe checkout his page and go through h…"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"Scott, I added a @media query that targets the Galaxy 111. Can you go have another look? :-)"
yesterday
Scott Bishop replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"Using either Chrome for IE on my GIII your http://beachcatsaustralia.ning.com site doesn't go respo…"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"Scott can you explain to me little more on what problems you are having with the Galaxy III, is it…"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to Scott Bishop's discussion 301 Redirect from N2 to Offsite
"Hey Scott even better use this, I just wrote it :-) Redirect any individual page from your custom…"
yesterday
More…