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The easiest way to share an issuer is by logging in to your Badgr account.

All users must have existing Badgr accounts before they can be added to issuers using the Manage Staff button. Users added as 'Editors' may create and issue badges. Users added as 'Staff Members' may issue badges.


  1. Log into your account at Badgr.
  2. Click on the issuer you want to share.
  3. Click the MANAGE STAFF button to add users to your issuer.
  4. Add additional users via email address.



Sharing an issuer through Canvas

Any additional teachers added to your course can assist with creating an issuer and badges and controlling badge objectives on course modules (see Instructure's How do I add users to a course?)

  • The first teacher in your Canvas course that clicks the Badges menu item (and thus, is the first to access the Badgr app), will be able to set up the badge issuer profile for the course.
  • Once the issuer profile is created, any teacher in the Canvas course who accesses the Badgr app, by clicking the Badges menu will also be able to control badge objectives on modules and define new badges.
    • To share an issuer and badges with other Instructors, invite the other instructor to the course where Badgr has been installed and an issuer has been created.
    • The visiting instructor should click the Badges menu, then they will see the Issuer profile.
    • Once a teacher is associated with the issuer, they will have access to the same issuer in their other courses.
    • The visiting teacher can then go to any other Canvas course as an Instructor and when they click the Badges menu, they will be able to use the existing issuer or create a new one.
  • If the wrong issuer is associated with a course, email and we can reset the issuer so a different one can be selected.


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