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Feature Improvements and Requests for Ning 3.0

We've been dutifully taking notes on some of your most pressing requests and suggestions. Here are a list of some of the most popular that have been mentioned, filed, or implemented.

Implemented:

Add Members module as a content type option on a custom page 

Add the ability for pages to be viewable by specific member category

Add back the ability for members to set individual profile page privacy settings

Get rid of groups being "Created by" somebody and allow Network Creators to change that group creators

Comment Walls on pages, groups, and profiles.

Add file attachments and full WYSIWYG toolbar back to the forum feature

Add a Groups tab to the members profile page

Photo feature should display photos at original size and resolution

Make links on profile pages "nofollow"

Filed Improvements:

Increase the size of the HTML box to full page width

Ability to delete a file that has been added to the File Manager

Enable Network Creators and members to re-size and position cover photos and profile photos

Add option to delete more than one photo at a time

Include the ability to edit and rotate profile photo during upload

Add option for Network Creators to reset member profile photos

Add Invite Only Option

Enable more social feeds for the Latest Activity feed

Reduce the number of clicks required to edit an HTML box and then preview the results

Visual notifications of comments on the home page (similar to Facebook-style notifications)

Option to display the videos in a different format/layout. For example, rather than 2 rows and 4 videos per column. Option to choose from a selected theme or choose a slideshow, slider, carousel, gallery, filmstrip, etc.

Option for Network Creators to create or generate a list of suggested text tags that appear in the tags text box if user enters a similar tag

Opacity option for the grey profile box (Currently resolved through CSS)

Ability to move content from one feature to another (i.e. discussion from a group to a forum)

Reply-to quotes in Comments

Pagination for Forums

A like or up-votes to compliment commenting

Edit window for comments

Allow members to be added to multiple categories

Tab for profile questions instead displaying next to profile image

Sitemaps

Ability to host any combination of the commenting systems (e.g., native comments plus Facebook and/or Disqus.)

Sharing features on custom pages

Add back ability to share to Facebook

Add ability to follow all new discussions or posts to a particular feature or category

Add find and replace field to Language Editor

Advancing to the next photo available on click.

Adding customization options to member profiles. 

Add Pending Friend Requests tab to Profile Pages

Add permalinks to comments.

Filed New Features:

Add Social Channel feature to member profile pages

Import Disqus comments into the Latest Activity feed

Add customization options of HTML section to member profile pages

Display sent broadcast messages on the Message Broadcasts page

Ability to add/edit/remove content directly from the Home page missing

A "scroll to top" button or arrow at the bottom of every page

Ability to private message or add as friend anyone who replies to a topic you’ve started

The ability to invite friends to a personal discussion instead of having to share it

Add back the RSS feature as a module

Add conversion tracking for member invitations

Add Author Bio Box for Blog Posts

Add Slideshow for Photo Feature

Add customizations for 404 pages

Last updated: February 3, 2014

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Recent Activity

Thisisbully replied to Thisisbully's discussion I'm losing members because of 1 silly feature
"Anything on this still have members that have no clue on how to post photos"
7 hours ago
Steve C replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion The long-awaited Search Option is now at your fingertips!
"Is there advanced search in 2.0 besides member search? I've never seen it and could really use it."
14 hours ago
Manuel Adame Jimenez replied to Yana Ning Support's discussion Video Feature on Ning 3.0 is now available!
"Hi, Kyryl, light works the way of your day, thank you, light.
☆♡☆"
15 hours ago
Kos replied to Yana Ning Support's discussion Video Feature on Ning 3.0 is now available!
"Kyryl I have to say how wonderful it is to have liaison who understands CSS/HTML.  Just love it!"
17 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Yana Ning Support's discussion Video Feature on Ning 3.0 is now available!
"Hi there,
Just put this into your custom CSS code field to center the video.
.videoDetailPage-video { text-align: center;}
Best regards,
Ning Team."
18 hours ago
Alex replied to Fabricio Giugni's discussion Powered by Ning How to get it out?
"Yes, Glam Media forced it upon us against Ning's original policy. Originally Ning communities had the option of paying to have the "Ning" logo removed - which we all did. The "white label" community was one of the main attractions for creators. So t…"
18 hours ago
Kos replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Chat Feature Update on Ning 3.0 is ready!
"They told me there's nothing wrong. *lol* Wrong!"
19 hours ago
doone replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion The long-awaited Search Option is now at your fingertips!
"Thanks, it works great for me."
20 hours ago
Fabricio Giugni replied to Fabricio Giugni's discussion Powered by Ning How to get it out?
"    Be a White label is the best for creators. Force us to have they ads on our website is like terrorism."
20 hours ago
Manuel Adame Jimenez replied to Yana Ning Support's discussion Video Feature on Ning 3.0 is now available!
"Hello Kyryl, I put a screen shot, to ask you to leave the video to the center or that is option to put left center or right, the main thing is the center this would have to be solved soon please thanks ☆♡☆"
20 hours ago
Alex replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"I find it completely astonishing that any other type of paid access could even be contemplated, when the vast majority of online communities with paid access have this type. It's simply called "Free Membership" and "Full Membership". It's a no brain…"
21 hours ago
Mike Collins replied to Fabricio Giugni's discussion Powered by Ning How to get it out?
"Hi Kyryl,
This was something that Glam Media brought in and it was a real sticking point for many creators who had been able to white label their platforms.
If this is something that could be reviewed I think a lot of creators would appreciate the o…"
22 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion The long-awaited Search Option is now at your fingertips!
"Hi there!
Thanks to both of you for your suggestions to add the advanced search option.
As I see such suggestion has been registered before? so I have updated it with your comments and will let you know when there will be any information about it.
B…"
23 hours ago
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion The long-awaited Search Option is now at your fingertips!
"Hi Kos,
We are really sorry that it was necessary to wait for such a long time to see this feature on Ning 3.0 platform.
At the same time, we are glad to know that this feature would be useful for you and members of your network, and the right thing…"
23 hours ago
Mike Collins replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion The long-awaited Search Option is now at your fingertips!
"Search is bringing up items from blogs/ discussions in private groups - please can this be changed as these groups are private for a reason!
Otherwise it's a great update - agree we need some advanced search features and filters for it to be 'wow'
I…"
23 hours ago
Giovanni Cappai replied to Giovanni Cappai's discussion HTML under header not working :/
"Hi Kyryl, thanks for your reply. On firefox it works, on chrome still doesn't."
yesterday
Philip Voice replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Chat Feature Update on Ning 3.0 is ready!
"I opened a private chat with one of my members yesterday. Nothing was typed in the chat by either of us but now I cannot close the pop-up. Every time I click on the X to close it it reappears on refresh."
yesterday
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Paid Access demo version
"Hi there!
Thanks for your feedback it is highly appreciated.
I have updated already existing suggestion in our system with your comment. I'll let you know when there will be any information regarding this improvements.
Best wishes,
Ning Team."
yesterday
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion Chat Feature Update on Ning 3.0 is ready!
"Hi there!
Thanks for useful suggestions! Some of them were completely new and some I have already posted and passed to the management. So I have created the new ones and updated already existed with your comments. Once the management would make the…"
yesterday
Philip Voice replied to Kyryl_Ning_Support's discussion The long-awaited Search Option is now at your fingertips!
"If anyone is interested if you want to do an off-grid search of your network (or any site) it's easy.
Use this method:
[keyword of keywords separated with a space] site:http://www.[address]
try this:
search site:http://creators.ning.com"
yesterday
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