Official Treehouse Badges Widget and Shortcode

Provides both widgets and shortcodes to help you display your Treehouse profile badges on your website. The official Treehouse badges badges and plug

Author:Zac Gordon (profile at
WordPress version required:3.0.1
WordPress version tested:4.3
Plugin version:1.4
Added to WordPress repository:03-09-2013
Last updated:08-09-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Treehouse is an amazing online technology company that teaches graphic design, web design and development, mobile development and business. As you watch videos, take quizes, and complete code challenges, you earn badges showing the work you have completed. Everyone's profile page at Treehouse [] shows off the badges you have earned. These badges are great to add to your personal web site to show off what you have learned, and more and more employers in the industry are starting to recognize the work and knowledge that Treehouse badges represent.

This plugin allows you to show off the badges from your Treehouse profile and display them on your WordPress site. You can use a widget to display your badges in a header, sidebar or footer or use a shortcode to display badges in the main content are for a post or page. The plugin offers two customization options:

  1. Number of Badges - Choose how many of your recent badges you would like to display
  2. Tooltip - An optional tooltip with the name of the badge and the related course

Along with these features, the plugin also includes an affiliate widget so you can encourage people to sign up at Treehouse and get a discount off your monthly membership.

This is the official badges plugin for Treehouse and was created along with a video series on How to Build a WordPress Plugin.