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Hey all,
I was wondering if its possible to add a badge or icon, similar to twitters verify check mark (see attached). Anyone have any idea how this could be done? Thanks in advance!

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    | Posted 616 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    UPDATE: I was able to create a new user level called "verified". I updated the database and it reflects correctly in my admin panel.

    Now I'm wondering what code I need and where to put it, to display a badge next to everyone with user level "verified".

    Also does any new user level such as this "verfied" on that I created, have the same power as a "normal" user?


    | Posted 621 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    There are many sections in Pligg where the users appear, i.e. below the news title, the main user profile page, top users page, etc. Where or what section do you want the badge to display?

    So for example you want the badge to display below the news title, you can use the variable/code:

    {if $user_extra_fields.user_level eq "verified"}SPECIAL BADGE HERE{/if}

    | Posted 620 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    Bingo OxyThemes!

    I was able to use that code in link_summary.tpl and have it display next to the username, which is exactly what I wanted now how can I have it display everywhere that user may appear?

    Essentially I only need it to display at the bottom of the story, in that specific users profile page, and next to the verified users names in search results.

    I tried the code about in user_naviagtion.tpl but it wasnt wokring.

    Any ideas?


    | Posted 620 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    For Top Users page (members list), open topusers_data.tpl and at the very top, add:


    global $main_smarty, $user;

    $main_smarty->assign('userLevel', $user->level);


    On the same file, add the code below where you want the badge to appear:

    {if $userLevel "verified"}SPECIAL BADGE HERE{/if}

    | Posted 616 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    Well there's two user levels for posters.... Admin and Normal. Shouldn't be too hard to add an icon to represent them. And that code could be in the templates. Extending the user types might be a little more challenging but not much.

    Also, you might use the Karma system to add an icon within the templates according to karma level.

    Reminds me of running a web board that was originally coded by Albert Fong. That cgi (in perl) had five user levels with military looking badges when released by the CyberArmy.

    The Admin level user(s) would get a generals badge, stars or something and the users would get stripes added according to karma level.

    Just my thoughts.

    | Posted 621 days ago | Permalink | Hide Replies

    Thanks for the reply jhawkin,

    I thought of just setting them as "Mod" user level but I don't want to give them access to deleting etc.

    Any idea how to create a new user level, to have the same power as a normal user but with an icon by the name?

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