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Apologies for the recent network instability

Dear network creators,   You may have noticed occasional maintenance notification issues over the last couple of weeks. If this is the case, we do apologize for the inconvenience. We’ve been working on the storage performance improvement and optimization of the load balancer, which might have caused occasional glitches, such as persistent maintenance notifications. We appreciate your patience and understanding. On the bright side, the improvements mentioned above should now have a positive…

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2 Comments · Reply by Bizz on Tuesday

New Social Sharing Options

Dear Network Creators, Social interaction and sharing have always been at the core of NING’s product. That is why we have implemented a new design for social sharing/liking and added brand-new sharing functionality that will help you promote your content across different social media platforms more efficiently.   From now on, you can share content through Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Viber, Email, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Also, sharing options that existed before were…

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18 Comments · Reply by Alex Ning Support on Monday

New time formats now available

Since NING users are scattered across the entire globe, we’ve added an option of switching between the 12-hour and 24-hour time formats. So, if your network is intended for users coming from the regions where the 24h format is more appropriate (for example, Europe), this update is for you. To switch between the two time formats, go to Social Site Manager > General Settings and select the required option in the Time Format drop-down menu. Depending on your choice, the time of different actions…

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3 Comments · Reply by Ambroise Jun 6

Activity feed update

Based on your feedback, we’ve changed the way how newly added content items display in the activity feed. This applies primarily to blog posts, forum discussions, articles, events, polls, and videos.  So what’s changed? Before: When the user posts two or more content items of the same type within 24h like those mentioned above, all of them displayed in a single activity feed entry as links separated by a comma.   Now: Each post made by the user is displayed separately and features a…

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8 Comments · Reply by Ambroise Jun 6

Temporary Instagram Integration Workaround

Some of you were concerned about the suspension of the Instagram integration feature, so we have prepared a workaround that will help you embed the Instagram feed into your network. This can be done via a 3rd party tool. In this example, we will be reviewing the tool, but there are other services you can use for this purpose. has multiple subscription levels with different restrictions. However, their free plan should be enough for you to get started. So how does it work? 1.…

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2 Comments · Reply by Ambroise Jun 6

The Star Rating Feature Is out Now

The long-awaited star rating functionality has been released today. From now on, users can rate content posted on NING networks with up to five stars!   You can enable the feature in the Site & Pages section of your admin panel or in the Manage Pages section of a group menu on:   The Article, Blog, Photo, Video, Forum, and Event pages; The comment wall widget. So how does it work?   If you wish to rate a content item, you would need to write a comment below and assign the content a…

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9 Comments · Reply by Ambroise Jun 6

The Future of the Instagram Integration Feature

Hello Creators!   As some of you may know, Instagram is about to roll out a new API. This means that the Instagram functionality that is currently available on NING will soon become unsupported.    Unfortunately, establishing the platform’s compatibility with the new API requires a lot of resources and development time. In addition, we found out that the Instagram integration feature hasn’t been in particular demand among our users.    Considering this, we made a decision to disable the…

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5 Comments · Reply by Ning Support Mar 23

NING Webinars Are Back!

After a series of webinars held in 2019, we decided to keep the good tradition of gathering network creators online and discussing relevant matters. It’s a great way of bonding, isn’t it? Plus, you get to know a lot of useful things that might help your network grow and become successful. Our next webinar will take place on Thursday, February 27th, at 2 p.m. (ET). However, this time, it’s going to be a bit different. Instead of focusing on a specific topic, we would like to take this…

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5 Comments · Reply by Michelle Gilbert, CA, APAIA Mar 4

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.

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