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Feature Improvements and Requests for Ning 3.0

We've been dutifully taking notes on some of your most pressing requests and suggestions. Here are a list of some of the most popular that have been mentioned, filed, or implemented.

Implemented:

Add Members module as a content type option on a custom page 

Add the ability for pages to be viewable by specific member category

Add back the ability for members to set individual profile page privacy settings

Get rid of groups being "Created by" somebody and allow Network Creators to change that group creators

Comment Walls on pages, groups, and profiles.

Add file attachments and full WYSIWYG toolbar back to the forum feature

Add a Groups tab to the members profile page

Photo feature should display photos at original size and resolution

Make links on profile pages "nofollow"

Filed Improvements:

Increase the size of the HTML box to full page width

Ability to delete a file that has been added to the File Manager

Enable Network Creators and members to re-size and position cover photos and profile photos

Add option to delete more than one photo at a time

Include the ability to edit and rotate profile photo during upload

Add option for Network Creators to reset member profile photos

Add Invite Only Option

Enable more social feeds for the Latest Activity feed

Reduce the number of clicks required to edit an HTML box and then preview the results

Visual notifications of comments on the home page (similar to Facebook-style notifications)

Option to display the videos in a different format/layout. For example, rather than 2 rows and 4 videos per column. Option to choose from a selected theme or choose a slideshow, slider, carousel, gallery, filmstrip, etc.

Option for Network Creators to create or generate a list of suggested text tags that appear in the tags text box if user enters a similar tag

Opacity option for the grey profile box (Currently resolved through CSS)

Ability to move content from one feature to another (i.e. discussion from a group to a forum)

Reply-to quotes in Comments

Pagination for Forums

A like or up-votes to compliment commenting

Edit window for comments

Allow members to be added to multiple categories

Tab for profile questions instead displaying next to profile image

Sitemaps

Ability to host any combination of the commenting systems (e.g., native comments plus Facebook and/or Disqus.)

Sharing features on custom pages

Add back ability to share to Facebook

Add ability to follow all new discussions or posts to a particular feature or category

Add find and replace field to Language Editor

Advancing to the next photo available on click.

Adding customization options to member profiles. 

Add Pending Friend Requests tab to Profile Pages

Add permalinks to comments.

Filed New Features:

Add Social Channel feature to member profile pages

Import Disqus comments into the Latest Activity feed

Add customization options of HTML section to member profile pages

Display sent broadcast messages on the Message Broadcasts page

Ability to add/edit/remove content directly from the Home page missing

A "scroll to top" button or arrow at the bottom of every page

Ability to private message or add as friend anyone who replies to a topic you’ve started

The ability to invite friends to a personal discussion instead of having to share it

Add back the RSS feature as a module

Add conversion tracking for member invitations

Add Author Bio Box for Blog Posts

Add Slideshow for Photo Feature

Add customizations for 404 pages

Last updated: February 3, 2014

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