Easily Add TreeHouse Badges to Your WordPress Site

If you want to learn new skills online with less expensive fees, Treehouse is definitely one of the best choices available out there. From designing to programming, you’ll be able to learn by yourself through modules and videos, on your own time. Subscribing to Treehouse will allow you to join discussions in the forum as well as track your progress as you learn new stuffs.

Furthermore, students will be awarded badges as they completed new challenge and stages, as well as when they participate and help others in the forum.

Today’s tutorial is very straightforward. We’ll be showing you how to display you Treehouse badges on your WordPress site. This could be useful if you wish to show off your Treehouse badges on your profile page or anywhere on your site.

First, you will need to install and activate this Official Treehouse Badges Widget and Shortcode plugin. You may download the plugin for free from WordPress plugin repo.

Once you have activated the plugin, go to the plugin’s settings page from Settings > Treehouse Badges and enter your Treehouse username in the username field.

Displaying the Treehouse Badges on Site

There are two ways to display your badges, either via widget or shortcode.

1. To display badges via widget, open up the widget page and simplay add the new Official Treehouse Badges Plugin widget to your desired widget location. From the widget settings page, you’ll also be able to limit the no. of recent badges to be displayed on your site. Furthermore, if you wish, you can enable tooltip for each badges that will display more info about the badges as user hover their mouse on it.

2. To display badges via shortcode, simply [wptreehouse_badges] anywhere on your post or page.

That’s how easy to display Treehouse badges on your WordPress site. If you have any problems or questions, feel free to leave your comments below. Or even better, post them on the official support forum.

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