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WordPress plugin for OBF


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How to install and use the WordPress plugin for Open Badge Factory.

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WordPress plugin for OBF

  1. 1. Open Badge Factory Wordpress -plugin
  2. 2. •Installing •Connecting to OBF •Badge list •Issuing a badge •Awarding rules
  3. 3. •Badge view •Log Entries •Settings •Nominations •Submissions
  4. 4. Install Install the plugin in Wordpress Dashboard > Plugins > Add New Search for ”Open Badge Factory” on the wordpress Plugin directory or download an installation file from and click on Upload Plugin on the Add New -page. Activate the plugin after installing.
  5. 5. 1. 2. Search for Open Badge Factory 3.
  6. 6. Establishing connection to OBF • Installed plugin needs the API-key from Open Badge Factory service Post-install
  7. 7. 1. 2. 3. Select & Copy
  8. 8. 2. Paste the API key here and click Save Settings 1.
  9. 9. Badge list
  10. 10. 2. Badges are retrieved from 1.
  11. 11. Hover mouse cursor over a badge for awarding rule editing and badge issuing
  12. 12. Issuing a badge (manually)
  13. 13. Select badge recipients Can also issue to People not on your wordpress user list
  14. 14. Setting up automatic badge awarding from completing required steps
  15. 15. 1. Define required steps. Users will earn badges automatically when requirements are met 2.
  16. 16. Badge view
  17. 17. Users can see which requirements still need to be met. This users has made 10 comments to a post, but has not published any posts.Steps can be named to anything you like. Instead of ”Publish a new post 10 times” you could use ”Be an active publisher”
  18. 18. The log entries
  19. 19. Earned badges and triggered steps are logged here
  20. 20. The plugin settings (and enabling advanced features)
  21. 21. 1. 2. After you've gotten used to the basics, enable advanced features. Doing so will add new menu items. 3. You can also give authors or editors access to badge awarding
  22. 22. Nominations •Create posts, where users can nominate other users for badges •Administrators can review and approve nominations
  23. 23. 1. 2.
  24. 24. Users can nominate other users for badges
  25. 25. Nominations users have made are accessible here, if advanced features are enabled Administrators can approve a nomination from the nomination data section of a nomination
  26. 26. Submissions •Submissions are similiar to badge applications in OBF, but work inside wordpress •Also consider linking to OBF Badge applications from your wordpress
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  29. 29. Submissions users have submitted are accessible here, if advanced features are enabled Administrators can approve a submission from the submission status section of a submission
  30. 30. Links