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Create new user from API/other site
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Hi all,I'm working with someone who uses Ning for their community, but has a large content and download site as well. They have requested a change to that site, so that users can sign up for a Ning…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Phillip Pearson Feb 13, 2013.

 

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Phillip Pearson replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"No offence taken - I can certainly see it being a useful feature.  All the best for your site in its new home!"
Feb 13, 2013
Ron Fritzemeier replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"It's not just about importing members, its having the ability to create a seamless experience between external content and Ning. If we had our own API key/tokens we could control SPAM just as well as Ning does(nt). If I have a user creating an…"
Feb 13, 2013
Phillip Pearson replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"Yeah, we don't have any automated way to sign people up.  We may do this in future, but I can't say whether it will be generally accessible or not.  Member import is definitely a popular feature request, but it's more…"
Feb 13, 2013
Ron Fritzemeier replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"You can change the captcha in your signup form to a specified question and hard code the answer into your form. Not an ideal situation IMO, but without API support what can you do?"
Oct 28, 2012
Erica replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"That was pretty much the conclusion I came to, yes. The tricky part about creating a local form then submitting the results to Ning is that the Ning signup form has a Captcha on it, which pretty much makes it impossible to repost data from a form on…"
Oct 28, 2012
Ron Fritzemeier replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"Yeah, their API is designed to add delete and update photos (see examples). I'm thinking the only way to do all of these things externally (SSO, or external signup) would be to create your own login/signup form on your external site, and then…"
Oct 28, 2012
Franco Mercalli replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"I posted a similar question on the Creators forum several months ago and got a negative answer from Eric Suesz. See here: http://creators.ning.com/forum/topics/automatic-registration-of"
Oct 28, 2012
Ron Fritzemeier replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"As far as I know you cannot create a user via the API. I've been looking through a lot of posts trying to figure out if authenticating a user with OAuth logs them into ning, and I have seen it mentioned several times that you cannot create a…"
Oct 25, 2012
Erica replied to Erica's discussion Create new user from API/other site
"Hi everyone, Just checking in... Is the lack of replies because no one knows the answer, or is this forum inactive? Perhaps there's somewhere else I could ask these sorts of questions? Kind regards, Erica"
Sep 27, 2012
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Create new user from API/other site

Hi all,I'm working with someone who uses Ning for their community, but has a large content and download site as well. They have requested a change to that site, so that users can sign up for a Ning account from that site, without having to redirect them to Ning first.The particular scenario is as follows:- User selects something they want to download.- User enters their name and email address, and checks the button saying "please sign me up for the forum"- User clicks "OK". Their download…See More
Sep 20, 2012
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