This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Rockhoist Badges


A Stack Overflow inspired plugin for WordPress which allows users to acquire badges for contributing website content. Badges are created and managed through the WordPress Dashboard.

Key features include:

  • Administration page to manage badges and conditions
  • A widget to display recently awarded badges
  • Function which generates a table of badges
  • Manually award and revoke badges
  • Automatically check/ award badges after publishing posts/ comments

Contact me if you find any bugs, issues or have a feature request and I will do my best to accommodate.

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  • Does not support OR conditions or nested conditions.
  • The current version only supports limited object types: post_tag, post_count and comment_count.
  • Conditions cannot be restricted by post type or category without modifying plugin code.


  • The badge condition management screen
  • rhb_list_badges() in action
  • The Badge management screen


Works well


Plugin works as documented, installs fine on latest WP version.

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  • Fixed compatability issue with prepare statement.


  • Included CSS with plugin


  • Added user ID to the filter in both rhb_list_badges() and rhb_get_badges().


  • Added ‘Latest Badges’ widget.
  • The original author is now checked for badges instead of the approver.


  • First release.

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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