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Help & FAQs

Reputation and Badges

Q: How are reputation points getting awarded?

A: Some events for which reputation points are given:

  • 10 points on tutorial approval
  • 2 points on upvote on your comment
  • 10 points on upvote on your tutorial
  • 10 points on signing up

Note: If your submitted tutorial is archived due to any reason (outdated in future, broken link, etc.), it will not affect your reputation points.

Q:What are the different badges and how are they awarded?

A: Some events for which badges are awarded:

  • 'Active Hackr' badge for 3 tutorials approval
  • 'Hackr Star' badge for 10 tutorials approval
  • 'Hackr Guru' badge for 25 tutorials approval
  • 'Helpful Commentor' badge for 5 upvotes on your comment
  • 'Star Helpful Commentor' badge for 15 upvotes on your comment
  • 'Helpful Commenter Guru' badge for 25 upvotes on your comment
  • 'Remarkable Submission' badge for 10 upvotes on your submission
  • 'Hackr Hero' badge for 25 upvotes on your submission
  • 'Hackr Veteran' badge for 100 upvotes on your submission
  • 'Welcome' badge for signing up
  • 'Contributor' badge for getting your first tutorial approved


Do you use affiliate links to the courses?

Yeah, for a few courses we do have affiliate links. Affiliate links don't impact our tutorials ranking algorithm anyhow.

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