Badges are an excellent way to acknowledge someone who is doing a good job. Discourse now allows awarding a badge to a set of users.
If you go to the badges section in the admin panel, you’ll notice that a new button called “Bulk Award” is now available next to the “new” button:
After clicking it, you’ll be prompted to select a badge and get started:
Select the badge you want to award and upload a CSV file containing a list of user emails (one per line)
Then you’ll be prompted with this message:
Discourse will find matching email users, award them the badge, and send them a notification.