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FAQs - Community Badges

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FAQs - Community Badges

What is a Community Badge?

 

The SmartBear Community rewards its members with various badges for their participation in the community life. We have badges dedicated to certain activity types. Badges are great milestones to measure how far you've come in your community journey.

 

How Can I Earn a Badge?

 

It's possible to earn badges for different activity in the Community, like posting questions, adding replies, submitting product improvements or participating in special community events.

 

What Badges Can I Earn?

 

Here are all the badges grouped by activity type: 

 

Badges for creating new topics CommunityBadges_Topic-100_32.png

 

First Topic create 1 topic
Conversation Starter create 5 topics
Inquisitive Mind create 10 topics
Scout create 20 topics
Front Line create 50 topics
Prolific create 100 topics
Entrepreneur create 200 topics
Conversation Leader create 350 topics

 

Badges for posting replies CommunityBadges_Reply-100_32.png

 

First Reply create 1 reply
Staying Engaged create 5 replies
Conversationalist  create 10 replies
Responsive  create 25 replies
Articulate  create 50 replies
Insightful  create 100 replies
Great Thinker create 250 replies
Philosopher create 500 replies
Mentor  create 750 replies
Savant  create 1000 replies
Luminary  create 1500 replies

  

Badges for receiving kudos CommunityBadges_Kudos-100_32.png

 

First Kudo earn 1 Kudos
Stamps of Approval earn 5 Kudos
Round of Applause earn 10 Kudos
Well Liked earn 25 Kudos
Much Appreciated earn 50 Kudos
Popular  earn 100 Kudos
Crowd Pleaser earn 250 Kudos
In High Regard earn 500 Kudos
Standing Ovation earn 1000 Kudos
Kudos Champion earn 2000 Kudos

 

Badges for providing solutions CommunityBadges_Solution-25_32.png

 

First Accepted Solution create 1 solution
Helping Hand create 5 solutions
Troubleshooter  create 10 solutions
To the Rescue create 25 solutions
Problem Solver  create 50 solutions
Enlightened  create 100 solutions
Brainy  create 200 solutions
Genius  create 350 solutions


 Badges for suggesting improvements CommunityBadges_RequestFeature-10_32.png.png

 

First Feature Request submit 1 feature request
Idea Generator submit 5 feature requests
Active Improver submit 10 feature requests
Product Improver Champion submit 15 feature requests

 

Special Badges

There are also unique badges that you can get for special achievements (e.g. becoming a Community Hero) or by participating in the events set up in the SmartBear Community. Here are some badges: SmartBear Connect 2017, Community Hero 2017, 12 Days of Software Quality, API Summer 2018, etc.

Subscribe to the SmartBear Community Matters Blog to be the first to learn the community news and get announcements of events you can participate in. 

 

Where Can I See My Earned Badges? 

 

 You can see all the badges you currently have at the top of your profile page. 

 

Can Badges Help me Become a Community Leader?

 

Yes, definitely! Badges reflect your contribution to the Community, and we choose Community Leaders quarterly, based on their contribution.  In other words, the more badges you get - the higher your chances of becoming a Community Leader are!

 

 

Sonya Mihaljova
Assistant Community Manager
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