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View counter feature is live

Starting now, each Blog/Forum/Article item comes with a view counter that shows how many times it was read. This view counter can be enabled using page settings in Site & Pages: Along with that, “Most popular” filter was added, so you can sort posts in descending order starting with the most viewed posts: “Most popular” filter is also added to Blog/Forum/Article widget settings: We hope this feature will help you to get a better understanding of topics your members are most interested in…

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3 Comments · Reply by Jen Jan 11

Mention feature

Long awaited @ mention feature is now available on all Ning 3.0 networks. When you are writing a comment and would like to tag someone else, simply type the @ sign and then begin typing their name. You will see suggestions based on what you've typed. When you click the correct account, it will appear as a hyperlink in your comment that will link to the person's profile. Once you post the comment, tagged people will receive an email notification. The @ mention option is available in the…

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21 Comments · Reply by Max Ning Support Oct 23, 2020

Members online feature

In addition to the recently added online status indicator, the Members online category is now available on the Members page:   This option is also available in the Members widget: A Network Member will be displayed in the Member online category after signing in and will be removed 10 minutes after logging out or closing the browser tab. We hope this new update will improve your user experience.   Sincerely, the NING team

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9 Comments · Reply by Cindy Dean Mccoy Oct 10, 2020

Apologies for network instability

Dear Network Creators, You might have noticed the unstable work of some Ning networks. Together with our hosting provider, we are experiencing technical difficulties, which may result in the “Under Maintenance” error and slow loading speed, as well as activity feed, RSS, and CSS issues. We would like to bring sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused by this. Our tech teams are working now to eliminate the consequences of this issue and restore all network stability. Once again, we are…

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10 Comments · Reply by Anastasia_Ning_Support Sep 22, 2020

Recommended DNS settings notice

Dear Network Creators,   Since we want every network to be protected from possible DDoS threats, we recommend setting your CNAME record as specified in the administrative panel of your NING network. To see the recommended settings, please go to Social Site Manager -> Domain Mapping -> Use registered -> Learn more. Find a detailed guide here: https://www.ning.com/ning3help/use-your-own-domain/   We would also like to inform you that it has become obligatory with many domain providers to use IPv6…

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8 Comments · Reply by Anam Aug 4, 2020

Online status indicator

Do you want to see who of your network members are currently online and who are not? It is now possible with a newly implemented online status indicator!   When enabled, the green dot will appear next to the member name on the profile page. The green dot will also mark active users on the Members page. The online status indicator becomes active once a network member is signed in, and it turns off automatically 10 minutes after logging out or closing the browser tab. All newly created networks…

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12 Comments · Reply by Cindy Dean Mccoy Sep 1, 2020

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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6 Comments · Reply by Asil Aug 25, 2020

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 Jun 29, 2020

What's Up With Ning 3.0?

PROJECTS THAT THE NING 3.0 TEAM IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON: 

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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