You can add a badge to your avatar to show your involvement or support for an initiative on GCcollab. To add a badge to your GCcollab avatar, you must be a member of the specific group related to the initiative.


Method 1: Adding a badge from the group’s page

  1. Go to the GCcollab group related to the initiative.
  2. From the group’s page, you can add the badge by clicking on the button Add to my avatar from the box that appears in the in the top right corner of the group page. A message will appear to confirm the badge has been added to your avatar, and your avatar will automatically be updated with the new badge.
  3. Once you've added the badge, the box will disappear from your view of the group page.


Method 2: From your user profile

  1. Go to your profile.
  2. Click the Edit button that appears on the top of your profile card. A window will pop up to edit your personal information.
  3. Click Edit Avatar in the top left corner of the “Edit Basic Profile” window.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Under the heading “Add badge from group”, select from the drop-down menu the badge you would like to add to your avatar.

  5. Click Create your avatar to update your GCcollab avatar with the new badge.


Removing a badge from your avatar

  1. Go to your profile.
  2. Click the Edit button that appears on the top of your profile card. A window will pop up to edit your personal information.
  3. Click Edit Avatar in the top left corner of the “Edit Basic Profile” window.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page, under the heading “Add badge from group” and select the empty (dotted line) field from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click Create your avatar to update your GCcollab avatar to remove the badge.