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
|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
|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
|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
|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
|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|
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.
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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!
Community and Education Specialist