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


NC for Hire

If you're like me, getting the details of your ning network just right is an ongoing process.  For example, I think that the default pagination styles attached to ning themes are BOR-ING.  So I'm going to quickly show you how to add a little style to your pagination and make your pages just a little more unique.

First, for those who don't know, this is pagination



What You will Be Making is This on the right:


You can see the finished product on any page on my network with pagination-for example, the Surveying Photos Page as pictured to the right.





Let's begin.  First you want to find a style that you like and you can find these all over the web.  !'ve found that some offered by blogs which help with blogger design have pretty good ones.  For this exercise, try picking one of the many styles from this page.  I used this one: Meneame Style   You can see from the image below that there are plenty to choose from:

You'll want to download the CSS style sheet for the style you want and if there is an image involved grab that too.  If there is an image, you'll want to upload it to a blog post on your network and paste that image URL into the CSS style sheet wherever you see something like url:(image/whatever.jpg)



Next, you're gonna want to look at the style sheet and find any instance where it says something similar to   div.pagination  and replace every instance of div.    with  ul.  because what you are changing is not the div itself, but the unordered list.


Finally, you're gonna want to copy and paste the entire CSS from the  stylesheet and add it to the bottom of your Advanced CSS in dashboard.


Bonus Tip:  If you want to style it even further, head over to the CSS3Generator and use the Transform property.  Play around with that a little bit and grab the new code it generates.  Place that code within the ul.pagination hover state and you will get something similar to what you see on bottom of LSU Photos page.



Good luck!


Need help with your Ning Network?  Message me.  I don't bite.




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

Join Ning Creators Social Network

Email me when people reply –


  • Freaking brilliant! Thanks Justin! Just installed it on my network.

  • Hi justin,

    Have come up with the following code to place in appearance>advanced (at the end) but it is not working. What am I missing? Thanks for your help.

    • Maybe  because you have a different theme, but I don' have any of that other code between -moz-transform and (0deg,0deg).

      • Hey Thunder thanks for taking a look. I've taken all the transform code out and it still doesn't display the new "style". I'll go back and re-copy and place the code~ all fresh!



        • You're welcome James.


          Best to you.

  • NC for Hire glad you all are getting use of this...

  • Hi JFarrow , i want to put like your style and emotion of numbers in your website.when I click in number it is  move littel.Can you give me the css for it .

  • ?

    • NC for Hire
      As I said in the post Ahmad you need to go to and generate that code then add it to your advanced css box...
      • I do not know generated
        You can generate for me?

This reply was deleted.

Some interesting articles related to community management, digital marketing etc. could be found in our digest. Don't hesitate to leave a feedback so we would know that we should continue :-)

Latest Activity

Scott Bishop posted a discussion
Does anyone know how to change the font for the navbar to a font that is not listed for Ning 2.0? I…
53 minutes ago
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to ⚡JFarrow⌁'s discussion
Ning3: How to Create a Combined Feed of All Forums Inside Groups
"212 views of this and no one can provide feedback?  Is this just way over everyone's head or is it…"
jessicalopez liked _kiT31_'s profile
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 ;)
"Hi Kyryl, 
How would I be able to use this code to make the navigation be screen wide? I have this…"
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to J.Ayvar's discussion
Any Code to make a footer Menu like creators Ning 3
"Here is whatI am using.... but i have a collection of footersyou might like to look through and for…"
Anastasia_Ning_Support replied to J.Ayvar's discussion
Any Code to make a footer Menu like creators Ning 3
"Hi there!
One of our representatives have sent you an email, please check it. 
Best regards,
The NI…"
J.Ayvar posted a discussion
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 ;)
"George, I messaged you through my site for help. I was able to fix most of it b…"
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to ⚡JFarrow⌁'s discussion
TIP: How to Automagically Change Text Locations into Maps
"so glad  i had this backed up..."
Aaron Sorensen, Michael Forest , george wilson and 1 more joined Ning Creators Social Network
Jacques Dufresne updated their profile
Nov 8
Luigi Starace is now a member of Ning Creators Social Network
Nov 8

Meanwhile, you can check our social media channels