How to Manage a Group on Ning - dummies

How to Manage a Group on Ning

By Manny Hernandez

After you set up a new group on your Ning network, you can make small adjustments to the main page. You can edit the details of each feature in the group:

  1. Click the Edit button at the top-right of each feature.


    Options for modifying the feature appear.

  2. When you’re done applying any changes, click the Save button.

Here are the group features that you can edit:

  • Text Box: The Text Box on your newly created group page gives you a space to add formatted text, links, images, and files.

  • Discussion Forum: You can modify the following Discussion Forum options:

    • Display: Choose between Detailed View and Titles Only.

    • From: Specify which kinds of discussions are displayed. You can choose Latest Activity, Newest Discussions, Most Replies, Featured, or Group Admin Discussions.

    • Show: Choose how many discussions topics (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, or 20) appear under the Discussion Forum header.

  • Add RSS: To add an RSS feed to your group, you need to click the Edit button next to the Add RSS link and enter the following items:

    • Title: The title displayed at the top of this box.

    • URL: The address for the RSS feed that you want included in the page.

    • Display: Choose between Detailed View and Titles Only.

    • Show: Choose how many items from the RSS feed appear on the group page.