This is a guide on how you can earn all the “Getting Started” badges on the forums!
Here is a list of all the badges: https://community.byte.co/badges
You can click on the name of the badge to go to the description.
Autobiographer: Fill out your user profile and select a profile picture. To access your user profile: Click on your account (Top right) > Settings > Profile.
Certified: Complete the new user tutorial. To do this, go to your messages, and click on the message from discobot and type “@_discobot start new user” (Without the underscore)
Editor: Edit a post. To edit one of your posts, click the pencil icon under a post and make the required changes
First Emoji: Use an emoji in one of your posts. To insert an emoji, either press the smiley face menu or type a colon and select an emoji from the drop down menu.
First Flag: Flag a post. To flag a post, press the “Show More” button (3 dots) under a post, and click the flag. You will then be given the options to: Send the person a message, or notify staff if the post is: Off-Topic, Inappropriate, Spam, or something else.
Reminder: Please DO NOT flag a post to get this badge if there is nothing wrong with it.
First Like: Like a post. To like a post, press the “Heart” icon under the post.
First Link: Add a link to another topic. To add a link, reply to a post, and enter the link to another thread.
Reminder: Do not spam or post random links. If a user made a duplicate thread, post the links to a similar one
First Onebox: Post a link that gets oneboxed. To do this, post a link (of another thread) on a line by itself.
First Quote: Quote a post. To do this, highlight a part of another persons comment and select “Quote” when it pops up
First Reply By Email: Reply to a post by email. You will need to enable email settings.
To enable emails: Click on your account (Top right) > Settings > Emails > Enable third option.
First Share: Share a link to a reply or topic. To do this, click the Share button (Chain), and post that link in a message or reply.
Reader: Read every reply in a topic with more than 100 replies.
Reminder: Seems to have a bit of delay.
Licensed: Complete the advanced user tutorial. To do this, go to your messages, and click on the message from discobot and type “@_discobot start advanced user” (Without the underscore)
Keep in mind, there may be a delay with earning some badges, just be patient.