Since our last update on migration, we've been busy! We can now copy over the following content and features from a Ning 2.0 Network to a Ning 3.0 Network:
- Comments and Likes
- Pages (all pages that live at /page/page/list and those that have been added to the File Manager)
- Other content added to the File Manager [New!]
- Groups [New!]
- Activity Feed Settings [New!]
- Custom Code [New!]
- Network Settings (including network icon, description, keywords, language if supported, timezone, country, favicon and default member profile photo) [New!]
At the tail end of December 2013, we started migrating a few networks from the Sandbox group as beta migration testers. These Network Creators helped bring to light bugs and improvements we needed to tackle. We've been doing exactly that, and letting a few more networks through the door, little by little.
Our migration team has also given my teammates and I the tools to migrate networks for you, and we've all now been trained up on these tools.
I know bunches of you are excited. So are we! We're thisclose to opening the gates to everyone in the Sandbox group. If you aren't in the Sandbox group, hang tight just a bit longer, as our team is on the small side, so we can only do so much at one time.
Videos? Events? Moderator Roles? Other?
For those of you wanting features either not listed above or available on Ning 3.0 Networks yet, you'll probably still want to just keep track of our updates for now, and hold off on migrating your network until we're in Phase Two or Phase Three of the migration process.
Those of you with lots of custom moderators may want to take into consideration that moderator roles don't exist yet in Ning 3.0 before reaching out to us to migrate your network. That said, moderator roles have been placed on the Product Roadmap.
For those of you with larger networks, we're making headway! One large network (35,000 members!) has been successfully migrated at this time.
That shows that our tools are strong enough to handle the weight, which is awesome, but there are still more improvements in the works to increase the speed at which we can migrate a large network. Our engineers are also making some necessary back-end adjustments right now, in order to support the increased amount of content that our servers will be carrying, once we begin migrating everyone in the Sandbox group.
Stay tuned for our update next week!