October 2010

admin
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Just one more thing…

We’ve been rapidly developing new features here at Ning (there’s plenty more to come), but in this latest round of announcements, we wanted to add one more…

It’s now even easier for Network Creators to manage and monitor their Ning Networks on the go. We’re excited to announce that a Ning iPhone app for Network Creators is now available in the Apple iTunes Store.

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Launching Ning Everywhere

We held our Ning Everywhere launch event on Tuesday night in San Francisco, and we’d like to take a moment to extend our deepest thanks to the companies, artists and Network Creators that helped us successfully kick things off. They include:

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Devin Sevilla
Devin Sevilla

Introducing Ning Publisher for WordPress

Built on the Ning API, Ning Publisher for WordPress allows WordPress blog posts to be automatically published into your Ning Pro Network’s blog section. This allows you to mirror content from your public WordPress blog inside your Ning Network, so your members can add comments without needing to visit a separate website. You can see this in action on the Brooklyn Art Project network.

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Introducing Skimlinks Integration

We’re pleased to announce a new Ning Extensions integration with Skimlinks. Visit our Ning Everywhere page to enable the functionality on your Ning Plus or Ning Pro network.

Skimlinks helps you earn money from your community’s content effortlessly and transparently by converting your normal links into affiliate links, and turning product references in your content into relevant, geo-targeted shopping links with SkimWords.

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Phil
Phil

Introducing the Ning API

Today, we’re pleased to announce the official launch of the Ning API. API is an abbreviation for Application Programming Interface; it’s a system that allows trusted mobile or desktop applications and third-party services to interact with your Ning Pro Network. This means your members can see network activity, update their status, and post photos and blog posts on the go.

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Junaid Basir
Junaid Basir

New Feature for Ning Plus & Pro: Dedicated Test Networks

Today, we’re excited to launch our new Test Network feature, which provides a sandbox environment for Ning Plus and Pro members to try out changes before making them live on their network.

In the past, Network Creators would often create separate networks to try out new themes, test out Ning Apps, or see how a particular piece of code would work before making it live. With the launch of this feature, NCs with Ning Plus and Ning Pro networks can now conveniently create a test network with the same settings as their live Ning Network.

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