You can get to trust level 1 by…
- entering / visiting at least 45 topics
- reading at least 240 posts
- spend a total of 120 minutes reading posts
Note: The read time you see in your profile is an approximation. For example, you might think you’ve reached a read time of 1 hour, but in reality, your read time might be more than 45 minutes, but less than 1 hour.
Users at trust level 1 can…
- use all core Discourse functions; all new user restrictions are removed
- Send PMs
- Upload images and attachments if enabled
- Edit wiki posts
- Flag posts
- Participate in the Price & Trading topic
To find out if you are at trust level 1 (basic user) please see this post (copied below).
When you get the basic badge you know that you’ve earned the basic trust level (trust level 1). You can see what badges you have from your profile.
How do I see my profile?
Clicking on your avatar/profile picture on the upper right of the screen does this.
You can also get to your profile summary by clicking here.
Here’s a look at my profile:
So I can see my profile what about the badges?
Well, in your profile you’ll see some menu/tab options. The one labelled “Badges” is where you want to be clicking. If you don’t see the
Badges option this suggests that you have yet to achieve Basic / Level 1.
Here are my profile badges:
Where can I see what badges are available?
I’m glad you asked. To see what lovely badges you can earn visit here: