With SMF it is very easy to create badges for your forum staff.These are the steps to create badges for administrators and global moderators:1st: create the badge graphics
, for example "badge_admin.gif" and "badge_gmod.gif" (in classical style attached to this post) 2nd: upload the badge images
created in the 1st step into your forum theme "images" folder.3rd: browse to your forum admin menu, select the menu option "edit member groups"4th: edit the member group "Administrator"
, modify the number of stars from "5" to "1" and alter the image name from "staradmin.gif" to "badge_admin.gif"5th: edit the member group "Global Moderator"
, modify the number of stars from "5" to "1" and alter the image name from "staradmin.gif" to "badge_gmod.gif"Variation: language dependent badges
You could even activate language dependent badges. For that you have to create the language dependent badge graphic and upload that into your images/xxx folder (where xxx is your langauge). Then in the 4th and 5th step set the image name to "$language/badge_admin.gif" (resp. "$language/badge_admin.gif" ).Sample Badges attached to this post
The sample badges which are attached to this post are created with CAE's wonderful button generator