Guides

Nick Barr
Nick Barr

Upcoming Maintenance, Jan. 30 at 11pm Pacific

We’ll be performing a scheduled maintenance next Friday evening from 11pm – 1:30am 2am PST. During this time, social networks on Ning will be offline and will display branded maintenance pages. We’ll keep the Status blog updated with the latest information.

If you have any questions, drop us a line in the Ning Help Center. Thanks!

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Nick Barr
Nick Barr

Improved search on Ning.com

A few weeks ago, we streamlined the design of Search, Popular Networks and My Networks pages at Ning.com. Today, we’ve made exploring networks an even better experience by improving search results.

By taking into account a network’s rate of growth along with its size, search results will show off the fastest growing, most popular networks first:

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admin
admin

October Uptime: 99.99%

With the end of October, we wanted to give everyone a quick update on our continued push to greater availability of the Ning Platform. Given the hard work and continuous efforts of our team, the Ning Platform was available 99.99% of the month of October.

Additionally, we’ve continued to reduce the time it takes to you load your social network on Ning across an even greater number of connection speeds and locations around the world. From here, we’ll continue to work hard to maintain this high availability as well as look for ways to improve the performance of your social network on Ning.

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admin
admin

The Ning Platform: A Few Updates

With OpenSocial now on profile pages across 535,000 social networks on Ning, we thought it was a good time to share with everyone where we’re going from here. We’re evolving the Ning Platform in three key ways:

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

OpenSocial Developer Beta Program Now Open

Full OpenSocial support is coming to Ning at the end of September. If you’re a developer interested in having your application included in our directory at launch, please sign up for our beta program. We look forward to having you on board!

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diego
diego

The Story of a Release

From where you’re sitting as a Network Creator on Ning, platform releases aren’t very transparent. The Ning Platform and your social networks go down for a couple of hours, then come back up, and not much has changed.

With nothing visible to you, the natural question is why did we take everything down at all? And, in rare occasions like this past weekend, the release is followed by another release right after the first one, and you’re left wondering what is happening.

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