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Welcome to Creators 3.0!

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Announcements From Ning

Update on May Service Disruptions

Spanning the last few weeks, Ning Networks across both our 2.0 and 3.0 platforms have experienced sporadic access and connectivity issues.  These issues have had two causes:   1.  High Loads on Specific Server Clusters:  During specific networks’ peak loads, the cluster of servers housing those networks can be unable to process new customer requests in a timely manner, resulting in timeouts or 500 errors.  These networks have been identified, and we’re working with those Network Creators to…

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NC for Hire

Silence is silly. So,i'm gonna try something.  This is the first in a series of posts that I plan to make featuring simple solutions to best ways for how-tos and so on related to managing your Ning network and doing silly things which seem so silly that you feel silly for not thinking of it yourself earlier.  Yes, PDFs make me silly. And so this is how i avoid silliy and get…

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How to change your header banner image automatically after every 20 seconds or suit to your time preference?

Step 1: Create your HTML page.  Sample HTML page. This page will display as a custom header banner image.

Step 2:  Copy and paste the following code into notepad and add your …

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If you want to give your members a tool to use for showing where their posts and content are geolocated, here is a tool for you.  Use this static map generator tool to create an embed code for adding maps to your posts, pages and groups or virtually any post on Ning 3.0 networks using this tool. Code is below for adding your own to a site.  


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Getting Started

Welcome to Creators! 

This is the space where Ning Network Creators come to discuss anything to do with managing their Ning communities. From how to get members more engaged and active to best ways for implementing a feature on your network, it's all here. 

What's Up with Ning 3.0


Activity Feed Updates - options for more content in the activity feed.

APIs - The ability to create new members and content programatically.

For more information on what's next, visit the Product Roadmap

The Feature Prioritization Survey is now closed. Thanks for your feedback and we'll be reviewing the responses and releasing a report in early May.


⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to Mia's discussion Access word docs from archive?
"This is what the page linked to by Eric used to say:

After you have installed the Ning Network Archiver, you can download your content as a .json file.  Initially, this file will be downloaded with internet links to your…"
1 hour ago
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion It really does look like NING is dead, or nearly there
2 hours ago
Margaret Ditty replied to Crystal's discussion Welcome to Creators 3.0!
"Is there such a thing as an iPhone app with Ning similar to what Facebook has?"
6 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion MY Firefox Restore 2017 v11 free Download
"I purchased a new compiler today so I had to update this app.  My Firefox Restore Version 11.1"
Alex Pidgley is now a member of Ning Creators Network
Jon Roberts replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion It really does look like NING is dead, or nearly there
"I'm right there with you. We have subscribed since 2012. A refund would be justice served, however companies usually file bankruptcy first and then the suit would drag out another three years. Wish we had representation or Ning would respond with so…"
Ambroise replied to Ambroise's discussion [Graph API error] Facebook alert
"Here is the rest of the conversation (see below)Ning responses are fast but are not effective. Apparently, they did not understand the problem :-(
23 juin 2016 at 6:57 Réponse (Ioana)

Hey there,
You'll want to upgrade using the tool to move from a…"
Kos replied to Ambroise's discussion [Graph API error] Facebook alert
"Well I'm glad you posted it here at Creators, in case others experience the same problem.  When it comes to Facebook, I have two left hands.  Call me clueless.  I certainly hope you're able to work it out."
Ambroise replied to Ambroise's discussion [Graph API error] Facebook alert
"Thank you for your answer Kos I received a fairly detailed response from Ning assistance service, which is a good point. But for now, the problem is not resolved."
Ambroise replied to Ambroise's discussion [Graph API error] Facebook alert
"Here following the conversation I had with Ning Helpdesk :
23 juin 2016 at 2:13
Réponse (Ioana)
Hey Ambroise,Thanks for getting in touch! After looking into this further, it looks like Facebook is sending this to groups of users who may not be curre…"
JASON M HARRIS replied to Speed Racer's discussion Develop an iPhone or Android App?
"I'm new to NING... They are a weird company... Lots of common sense things, to do better business, they just don't do. What is your thinking on why this is?"
Kos replied to Ambroise's discussion [Graph API error] Facebook alert
"I haven't received any notifications but maybe it's to come (?).  Please let us know how Ning responds.  That at the very least should be something to chuckle at b/c I would be money they have no clue.  I sure do miss the old Ning team."
Shelli Poole replied to Shelli Poole's discussion Is there a back door to managing blogs/discussions in bulk?
"Found a way to do 10 at a time on the blogs..."
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Rich's discussion Need a quick answer, can I do this??
"Hi Rich,
There are many things you can do to interface Ning with 3rd party APIs.  I have done projects connecting to Google, Youtube and Bloomerang and maybe others, I don't recall.  And while Ning itself does not have a working API, there are many…"
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Vivian Bai's discussion Is there an option to like or upvote replies?
"One client I installed this for, needed a way to track how many likes were coming in, and there were different weights for different kinds of members, and the result was on a Leaderboard.  This is all possible, but a custom job, and the fee will cor…"
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Vivian Bai's discussion Keep Members Anonymous
"Hi Vivian,
I had created soemthing like this for a client several years ago, for a Ning 2 site.  Members who had joined the site were able to leave anonymous replies on discussions.  I think it may still be working on my own Ning 2 site, I'll have t…"

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