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

Why 3.0?

Hello, Fellow Creators and Ning Techs,

So all these years, I have heard how GREAT 3.0 is and I should absolutely upgrade from my 2.0 to a 3.0!

Well, I did that! The Merge which I was told would be very simple and quick!  WAS neither simple or quick! I am here to tell you it was a 2-3 month ordeal, mostly caused by lack of communication and I feel not enough Ning employees to keep up with the work- Now I do not know that for a fact, but give me some other viable reason...

My main reason for upgrading was to incorporate a Landing Page! That's it- that's all I wanted...I liked all the features on my 2.0 and now I almost regret the move.

Now, I have NO way to SHARE the newest content whether it be an exclusive editorial or an up to the minute discussion- why in the world would Ning NOT include that much-needed share feature!! Now, anytime I wish to share new content with members, I have to copy and paste it into a Broadcast message! Stupid!!! It is extremely important for my business!!!

And of course the missing controls for FONT sizes...

I see many discussions regarding these issues over the yrs... So here is my Question

Is NING or a Fellow Creator working on adding this SHARE feature???  I will chip in to help pay for this code to be developed!!  and I am sure others would contribute

 Couldn't you configure the emailing option- to email to ALL MEMBERS instead of my email addresses- or do I need to somehow download my members (nearly 1700) to an email address and use it that way???? I know my own email will not allow that many... Please, please give me hope that this will be developed-soon!!

Don't mean to be debbie downer here but hey!!

Thanks a Bunch, Suzie

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

Join Ning Creators Social Network

Votes: 0
Email me when people reply –


  • Thanks for the heads-up Suzie - you've just convinced me to stay on 2.0!

    I too was being swayed by promotions from Ning to move to 3.0 but there's simply too much to lose if it goes wrong.

    • Eddie,

      I don't want to stop anyone from doing the merge, but you need the TRUTH I am in contact with another gal who began her merge close to when I started- she is still struggling and her merge is not completed.

      For me that Missing ability to Share is huge!! 

      I do want to highlight the other good things about 3.0 - for me, the #1 selling point was the Landing Page and the ability to change the layout and purpose of a page - as an example, each page can have a different layout and any page can have a forum and you can charge for  pages...

      I will show you some pages so you can get a better understanding of the possibilities- this page is not linked as my home page yet still taking... Promise not to judge my politics?!!! take a look

      I will show you my welcome/landing/splash page

      and here are a couple of layouts

      My survival page was just content- now it has a forum

      And this page layout has lots of modules in a different layout

      My members are liking the layout, now that some of the glitches are under control!!

      I just want to share the good also...


      The Constitutional Conservatives social network
      • o seen the method of creating the theme ... and I understood who created it ... the problem that with 3.0 it is possible to create a perfect and modern theme ... yours is not perfect according to my canons as a designer

        • What do you mean? I created the network and I hired JFarrow to design my welcome page... please elaborate on what you mean?


          • the welcome page is ok the rest looks like a paper to write

            • I appreciate your honesty... it is not all that I pictured either so it is OK...

              The merge sorta took the wind out of my sails, know what I mean? I was so ec=xcited and inspired about rebranding a bit and the frustration, unfortunately, overweighed my inspiration... I am trying to get it back...  I could not follow through on many ideas...  Working on the merge so hard took away my design ideas...So there it is... I am getting it back as the site finally functions halfway decent!!



              • Hi Suzie if you want I can help you as I did on other 3.0 free

                • What ideas do you have?

                  • sign up on my site and you realize that a site ning is not a blog but a community ... I have been a designer for 15 years if you want I can help you ... even if I have little time

        • May I see your site?

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

Rosas † Negras liked Bizz's discussion How I added Different Profile Theme Choices, Profile Page Size and Profile Cover Image Size Options For Members To Choose From
5 hours ago
Rosas † Negras replied to Bizz's discussion
How I added Different Profile Theme Choices, Profile Page Size and Profile Cover Image Size Options For Members To Choose From
"This is Ning story! in about 15 years never seen an artist like you! thanks as you know I was…"
6 hours ago
Bizz posted a discussion
12 hours ago
Bizz replied to JAIME DIAZ SALAZAR's discussion
Chat Page CSS
"The chat columns can be adjusted by dragging them up or down
With regards to the icons adjusting…"
13 hours ago
JAIME DIAZ SALAZAR posted a discussion
Good day to Everyone,I would like to know if somebody can help me out with my site's chat page…
Rosas † Negras replied to Ana Massien's discussion
Possibly Ning 2 or Ning 1.5
"Don impara a lavorare sui codici invece di lamentarti 3.0 È  superiore di gran lunga....prima di…"
Tony19 replied to Ana Massien's discussion
Possibly Ning 2 or Ning 1.5
"Hello Ana,I had a look at the platform you’re talking about and you’re right, it’s awesome.
Tony19 liked Ana Massien's discussion Possibly Ning 2 or Ning 1.5
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to Ana Massien's discussion
Emoji work in module headers and newsfeed
"anywhere except for inside the HTML itself."
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to Ana Massien's discussion
Front end edits
"Most likely not"
⚡JFarrow⌁ updated their profile photo
Ana Massien replied to Ana Massien's discussion
Possibly Ning 2 or Ning 1.5
"Dood we have not even spoke in this thread since June 2020. I don't see why you came to bump it…"

Meanwhile, you can check our social media channels