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How to Style and Add Badges to Posts

Badges have multiple uses. Some clients use them to flag their promoted content, others just like to have a cool way to categorize their content.


If you want to set up some badges for your site, here's a full step-by-step tutorial:

1. Set up your badge images. Go to Badges in the left-hand navigation menu.

2. Then, add a new badge. You'll be asked to:

  • Select a design for your badge by uploading an image or pasting a URL to an image.
  • Select your badge's name to identify it.
  • Link your badge to a tag so it appears automatically when that tag is used.

For tags to appear, you'll have to assign them to posts in the Entry Editor during their creation. If you haven't been doing this, no fear — you can edit older posts to add them after the fact. For example:

In the Advanced Settings menu (gear icon) of the Entry Editor, I've selected a badge for an existing post.

There is some other flexibility to be had with badges. You can:

  • Choose to have more than one badge displayed (but you'll always need to create them first as described above).
  • Choose which badge should be the primary one for a post.

You can also customize how your badges look in the Layout & Design tool. First, make sure your layout is set to be displayed in Element Order, in the settings of the Lead Media element inside the Post page:

You can add CSS per element to badges as well. To do so, click on the Styles card and scroll down to the badges' sub-elements:

Here's an example of a post displaying a customized badge:

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RebelMouse is a creative agency fueled by a publishing platform with deep technology. Our expertise is rooted in media and content marketing because there is no other team that understands distributive publishing better than we do. There is also no other CMS on the market today that provides content creators with the tools they need to unlock sustainable growth backed by sticky monetization methods. RebelMouse blends product and strategy together to move the needle where it matters most — organic traffic and user growth, conversion to loyalty, and revenue growth.

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When looking at your website data in Google Analytics (GA), it can be difficult to remember exactly what happened on a particular day to determine why certain data spikes or dips may have occurred.

For this reason, it's important to keep track of when changes are made to your site. Thankfully, GA allows you to easily do this using annotations. Annotations are short notes you can add to dates within Google Analytics reports.

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A Guide to User Permissions on RebelMouse

On our platform, user roles range from base-level contributors all the way up to administrators. These roles are especially important when operating within the confines of our community dashboard, which brings multiple creators together to create and share within one large content hub.

The way each role interacts with others is completely customizable. The workflow is designed to streamline the edit, revision, and publishing process to make sure live content is not only perfect, but always optimized for site, search, and social. The way each team sets up their role structure is typically dependent on the number of writers employed, the amount of content published, and the cadence of posts.

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Since the dawn of digital publishing, exactly how to make money on content has been a rocky road for publishers to navigate. The good news is that thanks to factors like user maturity, advancements in tech, and algorithms that deliver a new level of personalization, monetizing your site is easier than before. In previous years, it seemed like publishers were drowning in the revenue duopoly that is Facebook and Google, with little time to come up for air.

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