Getting started creating and issuing badges is quick and easy.
To assist you, a 'Help' widget is always located in the bottom right of your screen.
To create and issue a badge, go to the 'Badges' area on the openbadges.me main side menu. Step through the process of defining your badge issuer ('Issuers'), designing or uploading your badge graphic ('Graphics'), pulling that all together into building your first badge ('Badges') and finally awarding it to a recipient ('Issue'). Remember to use the 'Help' option if you hit any difficulties or want to understand more about the process you are stepping through
Step one (select 'Issuers'): Set up your issuer details
Tell the system who your badges come from by adding an issuer
Step two (select 'Graphics'): Create your first badge graphic
Get creative: use the design tool or upload a graphic
Step three (select 'Badges'): Create a badge
Add information to your graphic: what’s it called? how to people earn it?
Step four (select 'Issue'): Award your badge to some lucky recipients
Issue badges in bulk, to specific users, or automatically using our API's
Step five (select 'Reporting'): View reports and analytics
Powerful overviews of how people are doing and what badges you have issued