Badges

Badges are a scalable way of celebrating the achievements of your colleagues. Choose from a set of default badges or create your own custom awards for your organization. Visit the Customer Resource Center to find out more about recognizing achievement on Workplace.

This article is only applicable to admins of Workplace Advanced and Workplace Enterprise.
Badges can be managed by system admins, content moderators, account managers and any admin with a custom role containing the Manage Badges permission.
Keep in mind that admins can only award Manual badges. Automatic badges are system-awarded based on a specific set of rules, and can't be controlled by admins. These instructions only apply to Manual badges.
To award badges to members of your community as an admin:
  1. Click Admin Panel at the top-left of Workplace.
  2. Click Badges. The list of badges that can be awarded by an admin will have Award next to them.
  3. Click Award, then type in the name(s) of the individuals you want to give the badge to. The individual(s) will be awarded the badge(s).
  4. Click Close.
To remove badges awarded to members of your community as an admin:
  1. Click Admin Panel at the top-left of Workplace.
  2. Click Badges. You'll see a list of badges that are available within your organization. Those which can be awarded and removed by an admin will have Award next to them.
  3. To remove a badge, click on the number of people who've been awarded the badge. You'll be prompted with a list of each person who's received the badge. Click Remove next to a person's name to remove their badge.
  4. Click Close.
To disable badges from being used on Workplace:
  1. Click Admin Panel, then click Badges.
  2. Below Available, toggle to enable or disable a badge.
Learn how to create custom badges on Workplace.
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This feature is only available on Workplace Advanced and Workplace Enterprise.
The Badges tool in your Admin Panel lets you recognize employees for their role or achievements. With custom badges, you can create unique badges with your own images and titles.
To create a custom badge from your desktop computer:
  1. On the top-left of Workplace click Admin Panel.
  2. Click Badges, then click Create New Badge.
  3. Click Upload Image to select the image you want to use for the badge icon.
  4. Add a name for the badge, and add a description for what the badge is awarded for.
  5. Click Save.
Keep in mind that once a badge has been created you can't edit it. If you want to edit the image, title or description you need to delete the badge, recreate and award it again.
Learn how to award or remove a badge on Workplace.
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