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Comparing Badgr Basic and Badgr Pro

Make your badging program smarter with Badgr Pro

Badgr Pro offers a variety of features to help stack credentials, track analytics, gamify student learning and make implementing a full-scale badging program easy and fun. Badgr Pro can be used with or without a Learning Management System (LMS).

Compare our free offering, Badgr Basic, with our paid Badgr Pro version

The good folks at Badgr strive to regularly improve the overall functionality of the Badgr app and add new and useful features for users. Below you'll find a comparison chart for Badgr's free version and our paid pro features. We will update this chart as new features become available, both to Badgr Basic and Badgr Pro. 

Badgr Pro and your LMS

Badgr offers free LTI versions 1.1 and 1.3 for Canvas LMS users that can be upgraded with a Badgr Pro membership to include additional features such as Badgr Pathways. 

Badging data may be housed in the Badgr server of your choice (Australia,                Canada, Europe or the U.S.). 


Personal space (Badgr Basic) Organization space (Badgr Pro)
Social media sharing ✔️ ✔️
Badge expiration ✔️ ✔️
Associate standards with badge awards ✔️ ✔️
Manage "staff" access to issuer(s) ✔️ ✔️
Public pages ✔️ ✔️
Badge award data export via CSV ✔️
Certificate format and designs 1 template option 9  template options
Bulk badge awards via CSV Limit 50/file Unlimited
Organization space ✔️
Custom welcome page ✔️
Badgr Pathways & LTI ✔️
Advanced analytics ✔️
QR & claim codes ✔️
Customize your language ✔️
Associate Emsi skills/ Indeed job postings ✔️
Groups membership management ✔️
Organization & issuer member lists ✔️
Learner record ✔️
Explore other pathways ✔️
Customizations/white label Additional fee
Custom SSO Additional fee


Badgr Groups for Blackboard LMS

Personal space
(Badgr Basic)

Organization space (Badgr Pro)
Five-minute LTI setup for Blackboard LMS ✔️ ✔️
Manual badge objective ✔️ ✔️
BB assignment badge objectives ✔️ ✔️
CSV progress export ✔️ ✔️
Course leaderboard ✔️ ✔️
Custom leaderboard points for badges ✔️
Issuer locking ✔️
Tracking of external badge awards ✔️
Advanced analytics ✔️


Canvas LMS Features Personal space (Badgr Basic) Organization space (Badgr Pro)
Five-minute LTI setup for Canvas LMS ✔️ ✔️
Course leaderboard ✔️ ✔️
CSV progress export ✔️ ✔️
Issuer locking ✔️
Tracking of external badge awards ✔️
Course & subaccount analytics ✔️


Badgr's API

Badgr offers a full-featured API you can connect with for easy badge awarding. Feel free to access our Quick start guide, API documentation and/or get more information from our Connected app developer's site.

Badgr and Zapier

You can now make Zaps to award badges! Badgr has an integration with Zapier allowing a variety of award triggers.


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