My client is looking for a ranking system similar to a forum. As your post count goes up, your "title" changes. I think Buddypress offers something along these lines but we're at the end stage and he doesn't want to take the extra time to let me convert it to a buddypress system. Are there other plugins that can do this? Or maybe someone can suggest some code to use with User Role Editor?


  • It would help if you can give some concrete examples of what you want to see in the title. – MikeSchinkel Feb 11 '11 at 15:39
  • @MikeSchinkel Changed title. – Lynne Feb 11 '11 at 15:43
  • Thanks, but I meant for you to add examples in your question about what exactly you want the titles in your client's site to look like. – MikeSchinkel Feb 11 '11 at 16:04

I know i have something like that and I'll post it as soon as i get home.


Bit late I know , but since i jumped a head and said i have something like that, and i just couldn't find it i wrote something from scratch.

Bainternet User Ranks

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After you install and activate, configre it a bit and you can use it like this:

<?php $baur_plugin = new baur_Plugin();
$user_rank = $baur_plugin->ba_get_user_points($user_id,true);
echo "title: ". $user_rank['title'] . "Points: " . $user_rank['points'];?>


  • ok i can't find it so I'll cook something up real quick – Bainternet Feb 12 '11 at 2:51
  • just for you a plugin is born :) – Bainternet Feb 15 '11 at 18:29
  • @בניית אתרים OMGosh. I missed all these updates, but thank you so much for all that work!! I really appreciate it! – Lynne Feb 22 '11 at 3:45

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