Badgr - Creating an Account, Viewing Badges, and Sharing Badges

Badgr is a platform for administering and managing digital badges. Some offices and departments may use Badgr to track and award engagement in professional development activities. This guide will help badge recipients set up a Badgr account so they can view and share their digital badges.

In This Guide

Creating a Badgr Account

To view and manage the badges that you have been awarded in Badgr, you will need to sign up for a free Badgr account with your UWGB email address. Follow the instructions below to create an account and view your badges.

  1. When you earn a badge in Badgr, you will receive an email notification. In your UWGB email inbox, find the email from with the subject line "Congratulations, you earned a badge!".
  2. Click the button in the email that says Create Account. (If you already have a Badgr account affiliated with your UWGB email, the button will say “Go to Account” instead.)
    Sample "you earned a badge" email from Badgr with the "Create Account" button
  3. On the Badgr sign up page, fill in all of the fields. Make sure to use your UWGB email address for the email field. Check the box for "I have read and agree to the Terms of Service" then click the Create Account button.
    Badgr account sign up page

  4. Verify your email address for the account you just created. 
    1. In your UWGB email inbox, click on the email with the subject line "Confirm Your Badgr Account" from It may take a few minutes for this email to appear. Check your junk folder if it doesn't appear in your main inbox.
    2. Click the Confirm Now button in the email. From now on, you can log in to your account from using your UWGB email and the password you set.
      Sample "confirm you Badgr account" email

Viewing a Badge in Badgr

  1. Log in to Badgr with your UWGB email and the password you set when creating your account.
    Badgr login portal; use the "email and password" fields
  2. Click Backpack at the top to view all your badges.
    "Backpack" link in the top-right corner of a Badgr profile
  3. Click the tile for a badge to view the full description and criteria.
    Sample badge tile in Badgr Backpack

Sharing a Badge

There are several ways to share a Badgr badge. Share links can be added to documents or websites as a hyperlink and they allow anyone with the link to view a page with information about your badge. Embed codes display the badge image, name, and some other badge details within a web page. Viewers can also click the embed to view the same public page with badge details as the "share" link option. You can also download the badge .PNG and then add it as a regular image to documents or email signatures.

  1. From the Backpack tab in Badgr, click Share in the bottom-right corner of the badge's tile.
    Sample badge tile in Badgr Backpack
  2. In the "Link" tab of the pop-up window, click the Copy button next to the share link.
    Badgr "Share" menu
  3. Add the link as a hyperlink on your document or web page by pasting into a link editing menu or rich content editor.

Sharing a Badge with an Embed Code

  1. From the Backpack tab in Badgr, click Share in the bottom-right corner of the badge's tile.
    Sample badge tile in Badgr Backpack
  2. Click on the HTML tab.
  3. Click the Copy button under the embed code.
    Badgr "Share" menu
  4. Go to an editable web page and paste the embed code into an embed code menu or directly into an HTML editor (e.g., in Canvas or WordPress; see an example of what an embedded badge looks like on a Canvas page).

Downloading a Badge Image

  1. From the Backpack tab in Badgr, click the tile for the badge you want to download.
  2. Next to the "Share" button in the top-right corner of the badge page, click the three dots and select Download from the pop-up menu.
    Badge "more" menu with the "download" option highlighted
  3. Pick a location on your computer to save the image, then click Save.

Keywords:badging, platform, training, badge, earn, catl, backpack   Doc ID:117644
Owner:Samantha M.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2022-03-29 11:10 CDTUpdated:2022-03-31 08:29 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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