Display “Badges” in the side-panel which points to a web-site and an image which is then used to build the “badge”.
To access the configuration you have to go to Appearance > Widgets and edit the settings in the Panel.
Using the Widget you can choose whether to:
- (Optionally) display a Title
- Link to a site
- Required link to an image to mark that site (any size will work, but the “standard” seems to be 88 pixels wide by 31 pixels high)
- Pad the Badge (including centring the text); some people may prefer using their own CSS, so this is an optional configuration.
- Enable “Display Badge in a Box” (enabled by default)
- Enable the Displaying of a Drop-Shadow
If more control is needed, or more badges need to be displayed, the badges plugin on the WordPress site might be a better fit.
- Unzip the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- Use the “Badges” widget.
- Follow your normal installation process
- Open the Widget Control Panel for “Badges” and confirm settings.
- Sit back and enjoy…
Use the WordPress Plug-in System
- Select “Upgrade and Activate”
- Congratulate yourself on a sterling job.
- How do I style the badges using CSS?
Quite simply by using the
- How do I style a single badge?
Every badge gets a unique ID generated by the plug-in based on the plug-in’s name and the badge’s container ID. This will likely look something like “inner-badge-[NUMBER]”.
Contributors & Developers
“Badge” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- Initial Public Release
- Minor update to add an “id” selector to the displayed badges